Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > > Archaeology in the Third World A History of Indian Archaeology Since 1947
Displaying 2 of 28         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Archaeology in the Third World A History of Indian Archaeology Since 1947
Archaeology in the Third World A History of Indian Archaeology Since 1947
Description

From the Jacket 

The book offers an authoritative historical frame of archaeological research in post-Independence India. It outlines the early evolution of the new India's archaeological policy and the wide range of discoveries which accompanied it. It shows how in the first flush of Independence archaeological research added new depths and dimensions to the ancient Indian past. It also looks closely at the tangled web of ideas behind this research, highlighting the major mile-posts in its story of development.   

At the same time it demonstrates with unerring clarity how the national archaeological policy of the 1950s and the 1960s has currently lost its direction. This is accompanied by an incisive analysis of different aspects of Indian heritage management, including the impact of religious fundamentalism, the looting of antiquities and the place of archaeology in Indian education. Finally, there is a detailed discussion on the scope of 'nationalist archaeology' in India.

One of the core arguments of the book is that the development and features of post-Independence Indian archaeology may be representative of the archaeological scenario of the Third World as a whole. In fact, this is the first book to set down clearly the basic traits of Third World Archaeology and argue for its acceptance as a separate conceptual area in mainstream archaeology.  

About the Author 

Dilip K. Chakrabarti is University lecturer in south Asian archaeology at Cambridge University. His recent publications include Archaeological Geography of the Ganga Plain : the Lower and the Middle Ganga (Delhi 2001) and The Archaeology of European Expansion in India : Gujarat, c. 16th-18th Centuries (in Press). His current field-research programs include a historical geographical study of the upper Ganga plain and a similar study of the routes which liked the Ganga plain with the Deccan. 

Sample Pages

















Archaeology in the Third World A History of Indian Archaeology Since 1947

Item Code:
IDD283
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2012
ISBN:
9788124602171
Language:
English
Pages:
281
Other Details:
Weight of the Book 790 gms
Price:
$40.00   Shipping Free
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Archaeology in the Third World A History of Indian Archaeology Since 1947

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 5095 times since 8th Jul, 2016

From the Jacket 

The book offers an authoritative historical frame of archaeological research in post-Independence India. It outlines the early evolution of the new India's archaeological policy and the wide range of discoveries which accompanied it. It shows how in the first flush of Independence archaeological research added new depths and dimensions to the ancient Indian past. It also looks closely at the tangled web of ideas behind this research, highlighting the major mile-posts in its story of development.   

At the same time it demonstrates with unerring clarity how the national archaeological policy of the 1950s and the 1960s has currently lost its direction. This is accompanied by an incisive analysis of different aspects of Indian heritage management, including the impact of religious fundamentalism, the looting of antiquities and the place of archaeology in Indian education. Finally, there is a detailed discussion on the scope of 'nationalist archaeology' in India.

One of the core arguments of the book is that the development and features of post-Independence Indian archaeology may be representative of the archaeological scenario of the Third World as a whole. In fact, this is the first book to set down clearly the basic traits of Third World Archaeology and argue for its acceptance as a separate conceptual area in mainstream archaeology.  

About the Author 

Dilip K. Chakrabarti is University lecturer in south Asian archaeology at Cambridge University. His recent publications include Archaeological Geography of the Ganga Plain : the Lower and the Middle Ganga (Delhi 2001) and The Archaeology of European Expansion in India : Gujarat, c. 16th-18th Centuries (in Press). His current field-research programs include a historical geographical study of the upper Ganga plain and a similar study of the routes which liked the Ganga plain with the Deccan. 

Sample Pages

















Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

The Archaeology of European Expansion in India (Gujarat, c. 16th-18th Centuries)
Deal 20% Off
by Dilip K. Chakrabarti
Hardcover (Edition: 2003)
Aryan Books International
Item Code: IDD769
$55.00$44.00
You save: $11.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The History and Culture of the Indian People (Set of XI Volumes)
by R.C. Majumdar
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Item Code: NAJ001
$355.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
History of Indian Economy (Set of 8 Books)
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Indira Gandhi National Open University
Item Code: NAG422
$70.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Life of Buddha In Indian Sculpture
by Ratan Parimoo
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAE257
$70.00
SOLD
A History of Rajasthan
Deal 15% Off
by Rima Hooja
Hardcover (Edition: 2006)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDI634
$75.00$63.75
You save: $11.25 (15%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The History of Bengal (Set of 2 Volumes)
by R.C Majumdar
Hardcover (Edition: 1943)
B.R. Publishing Corporation
Item Code: NAL517
$105.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Goddess Lalitambika in Indian Art, Literature & Thought
by C.V Rangaswami
Hardcover (Edition: 2015)
Sharada Publishing House
Item Code: NAK713
$95.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Life of Buddha in Indian Sculpture
by Ratan Parimoo
Hardcover (Edition: 2010)
D. K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IHL230
$75.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Imperial Guptas (A Multidisciplinary Political Study)
by S.R. Goyal
Hardcover (Edition: 2005)
Kusumanjali Book World, Jodhpur
Item Code: IDJ496
$65.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

Thank you so much. I have received Krishna statue. Excellent art work and beautiful as I expected. Certainly I will recommend and plan to visit your store when I am coming to India.
Kannan, Canada.
STATUE RECEIVED. EXCELLENT STATUE AND EXCELLENT SERVICE.
Charles, London
To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India