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History Today (Vol. 6: 2005)

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.



ISBN: 9788124607749
Year Of Publication: 2005
Edition: 1st
Pages : vi, 99
Language : English
Binding : Paperback
Publisher: Indian History and Culture Society
Size: 28 cm.
Weight: 450


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.


1. The Thematic View of Indian Civilization
— Michel Danino
2. India Wins Freedom: India’s Maulana Rewrites India’s History
— Y. Krishan
3.Medieval Indian Town as a Clue to State’s Perception of Territoriality
— Ratan Lal Hangloo
4. Stridhana and Mahr
— Saroj Gulati
5. Armed Peasantry of North India during 16th Century
— Vandana Kaushik G
6. Unanganidana: The Lineage of Buddhist Shrines in Far Northeastern Thailand
— Chirapat Prapandvidya
7. Who Says That the saraswati is ‘Lost’, It is Still Flowing
— Sandhya Jain
8.Archarological Investigation in and around Adi-Badri in Yamuna Nagar district of Haryana
— I.D. Dwivedi, A. Kesarwani, S. Manjul, R. Bhosle
9. Earthen Containers of Yajna Offerings: The Utility of Shaped Potsherds of the Historical Times
–Vidula Jayaswal & Meera Sharma
10. The Discovery of Kuninda Coins Hoard at Pandoa from Satluj Valley of Himachal Pradesh
— Arun Kumar Singh
11. The Petroglyphs of Pansaimol, Goa
— Pratima Kamat
12. Why Buddha Selected Sarnath as His First Preaching Place?
— Divya Mishra
13. Pothiyilmalai in the Sangam Age
— T.M. Vijayan
14. The Influence of mattamayura Cult in Orissa
–P.K. Nayak
Notes, News & New Source Material
Book Reviews

Meet the Author
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.