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Historical Geography of Ancient India

Historical Geography of Ancient India
$35.00
Item Code: IGB14
Author: Bimala Churn Law
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
Language:
Edition: 1984
ISBN: 8170691346
Pages: 359 (with 3 Maps)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8" X 6.5"
About the Book

Historical Geography of Ancient India is an authoritative book on the subject. The author has gone deep into original Sanskrit (Vedic and Classical), Pali, Prakrit, Singhalese Burmese, Tibetan and Chinese works to trace out ancient names of geographical features of India. In addition he has availed of the archaeological, numismatical and epigraphical material brought to light in the recent past. Modern scholar by publications have also been consulted. For the convenience of users, the subject is treated in five chapters, each dealing exhaustively with a specific geographic zone. An erudite introduction discusses the source material, different names of India with their precise connotation and physical features of India.

CONTENTS

Avani-propos

Author's Note

Introduction

CHAPTER I

    Northern India
CHAPTER II
    Southern India
CHAPTER III
    Eastern India
CHAPTER IV
    Western India
CHAPTER V
    Central India
Index

Maps -

    (1) Some Mountains and Rivers of India
    (2) Mahajanapadas or Great States in Ancient India
    (3) Ancient India

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