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History Today (Vol. 5: 2004)

Journal of the Indian History and Culture Society by: Vandana Kaushik

An annual journal of the Indian History and Culture Society, has able to found its niche in the scholars of Indian history in a short span of four years. It carries fascinating, meticulously documented studies unveiling the treasure of historical facts in all its variegated evolutionary expressions and presenting fresh approaches to understanding and interpreting historical information and evidences. Which significantly contribute in apprising the readers about the history of India.

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ISBN: 9788124607732
Year Of Publication: 2004
Edition: 1st
Pages : viii, 110
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Indian History and Culture Society
Size: 28 cm.
Weight: 500

Overview

History Today, the journal of the 28-year-old Indian History and Culture Society, is devoted to History and Historical Archaeology. So far, five volumes of this journal and seven volumes of its proceedings have been published. The eminent historians who have been closely connected with it are Prefessors G.C. Pande, Devahuti, D.P. Singhal, A.K. Narain, B.P. Sinha, T.V. Mahalingam, R.C. Majumdar, V.V. Mirashi, K.D. Bajpai, T.K. Ravindran, A.V. Narasimhamurthy, A. Sundara, K.S. Lal, B.N. Mukherji, Mani Kamerkar, K.V. Raman, D.N. Tripathi, Ajaya Mitra Shastri, Lallanji Gopal, M.G.S. Narayanan, R. Nath, V.S. Pathak, Satish Mittal, G. Khurana, A.R. Khan, Y. Krishan, Sudha Mallaya, Vandana Kaushik, Sulochana Radhakrishanan, Rajesh Jamindar, Sunil Gupta, D.V. Sharma and many others whose contributions are well-known all over the world. The subjects covered in the articles published in these volumes include the history and archeology of not only the Ancient Period but also Medieval and Modern periods of Indian history. The papers are theoretical, HH analytical, critical, debatable, controversial and source-meterial oriented. Historical archaeology, including those concerning Early Historical and Medieval periods, also finds an important place in this journal. The subjects covered in this journal are Literature, Linguistics, Education, Anthropology, Tradition, Religion, Culture, Society, Economics, Art, Architecture, Folklore and other related disciplines. Thus, the canvas of this journal is very vast and every one interested in Indian history and historical archeology in Indian history and historical archaeology stands to benefit immensely from this journal.

Contents

Obituary
Editorial
Articles:
1. The early Muslim Historians on India — on Mahmud of Ghazni (999-1030 AD)
— T.P. Verma
2. The Ancient and Medieval Bridges of India
— R.P. Sharma
3.Power Equations in Eighteenth ans Nineteenth Century India: the Empirical Backdrop to Nationalism
–Meenakshi Jain
4. Partition of India — An Anglo-Muslim League Conspiracy
— Y. Krishan
5. Race and Tribe: a Raj Creation
— Sandhya Jain G
6. Christian Missionaries and their Quest for Legitimacy Among the Tribals of Chhotanagpur in the First Half of 20th Century
— Shiva Shakti
7. ‘Distortions’ in the Official Discourse of History — A Critical Analysis of Bipan Chandra’s Construction of the India’s Past
— Vikas Pathak
8.Misrepresentation and Stereotyping of Hindu Dharma in History Textbooks in India
— Vishal Agarwal
9. Cauvery River Water Disputes: Some Hydro-Solidarity Issues
— G. Venkatraman
10. Ayodhya Tangle
— S.P. Gupta
11. Excavations at Barabati Fort, Cuttack, Orissa (2003-2004)
— P.K. Trivedi
12. Excavations at Ahiruwa Rajarampur, District Kannauj
— D.P. Tiwari

Meet the Author
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Dr Vandana Kaushik, General Secretary of Indian History and Culture Society and editor- in-chief of History Today, is a senior Reader in the Department of History, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, University of Delhi. She has published more than a dozen research papers in various academic journals and has attended and presided several National and International academic conferences. Her area of specialization is Medieval Indian History.
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