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Perspectives on History and Culture (An Old Book)

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Item Code: NAS133
Author: Arvind Sharma
Publisher: Sri Satguru Publications
Language: English
Edition: 1992
ISBN: 8170303184
Pages: 242
Other Details: 10.00 X 7.50 inch
weight of the book: 0.57 kg
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The present volume contains essays by eminent scholars on History and Culture. There is a biographical Sketch of Professor D.P.Singhal by Jagdish Raj. The Essays are Ellora as Sunyata and Rupam by Lokesh Chandra; Animism and Buddhism: A Note’ on T.W. Rhys David's Approach to Early Buddhism by Pratap Chandra; The Imperial Idea. War, and "Survival of the Fittest". 1890-1914 by D.P.Crook; "De-industralization" and Social Protest in British India: The Nagpur Grain Riots, 1876 by Peter Harnetly; The British Quest for Indian Security in the North and Northwest by Robert A. Huttenback; The Doctrine of Karma in the Epics-the Ramayana and the Mahabharata by Y. Krishan; The Rise of Chinese Regional Theatre During the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644) by Colin Mackerras; Religion in Politics on the Indian Sub- continent by Smt. K. Rukmini Menon; "Solidarity - Polish Workers Between Moscow and Rome: Reflections on Ideological Stalemate’ by John A. Moses; The Land Revenue Tangle - A Survey of British Policy in India by Jagdish Raj; Anglo-French Trading Relations in Eastern India, 1664-1717 by Elizabeth L. Saxc; Indian Thinking and Thinkers by JagdishP.Sharma; Nationalism in Burma: A Comparison with India by Hugh Tinker; and History of Indian Science by Ho Peng Yoke.


There is something sad about a work which was intended as a volume of felicitation but must now appear as a volume in memoriam.

Life, however, is more ancient than death by at least one generation and as long as a person is known to have lived, the person is alive, for it is in our thoughts that people are alive for us when they are not with us. I hope this volume will serve to keep alive the memory of Professor D.P. Singhal and in that memory he too will live again. Death may not respect individuals but time is the sentinel of scholars. In the longevity of their memory they survive the brevity of their temporal existence.

I thank the scholars who have contributed to this volume for making us feel that Professor Singhal is still among us in spirit.

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