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Published by Y.K. Publishers in Agra, India .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • India,
  • Asia

Subjects:

  • Basham, A. L.,
  • India -- Civilization.,
  • Asia -- Civilization.

Book details:

About the Edition

Festschrift honoring Arthur Llewellyn Basham, 1914-1986, indologist; comprises articles chiefly on India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementeditors, S.K. Maity, Upendra Thakur, A.K. Narain.
ContributionsBasham, A. L., Maity, Sachindra Kumar., Thakur, Upendra., Narain, A. K.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS423 .S845 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 394 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages394
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2164515M
ISBN 108185070113
LC Control Number88901688

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Jean-Claude Vatin, is a political scientist at the CNRS, Paris, working on the Islamic World. He has published several books on the Maghreb and on politics in the Middle-East and was among the first scholars in France to look critically at the Western knowledge of the Orient.   Visvambhara: Probings in Orientology (Prof. V.S. Pathak), New Delhi, (Ed. jointly with A.M. Shastri and C.S. Gupta, ). 9. Numismatic Studies, Vols () (Ed.) About the Book: The present book a comprehensive study of the problems connected with the history, art and archaeology of Osian, a well-known pilgrimage and art centre 5/5(2). Hence, Orientology and proselytization have often been found to march hand in hand with each other. A large number of Orientalists are drawn from the priestly class and the jews. Orientalism: The term Orientalism, later known as Oriental studies, began in reference to the study of languages and cultures of the so called Orient. Through analysing ancient and classical Arabic literature, including the Qur'an, from within the Arabic literary tradition, this book provides an original interpretation of poetics, and of other important aspects of Arab culture. Ancient Arabic literature is a realm of poetry; prose literary forms emerged rather late, and even then remained in the shadow of poetic creative efforts.

About the Book The present volume is a collection of nine research articles presented by the author as Presidential Addresses at different sections and sessions of the All-India Oriental Conference. Based on deep research and extensive investigations, these Addresses are in- depth studies on the hitherto neglected or little-studied but important aspects of the Arab-Islamic intellectual and. Author of The Indo-Greeks, The coin types of the Indo-Greek kings, On the "first" Indo-Europeans, From Alexander to Kaniska, The excavations at Prahladpur, March-April , The Tokharians, Excavations at Rājghāt, , , The earliest Sakas of South Asia. Oriental studies is the academic field of study that embraces Near Eastern and Far Eastern societies and cultures, languages, peoples, history and archaeology; in recent years the subject has often been turned into the newer terms of Middle Eastern studies and Asian ional Oriental studies in Europe is today generally focused on the discipline of Islamic studies, while the study. Back of the Book Hew McLeod is generally acknowledged as the world's foremost historian of the Sikhs. This autobiography comprises two parts, both concerned with the author's career in Sikh Studies. Part 1 is autobiographical: it lays emphasis on those features of McLeod's career which have had an important influence on his relationship with the Sikhs and with the manner in which he has sought.

Visvambhara: Probings in Orientology (Prof. V.S. Pathak), New Delhi, (Ed. jointly with A.M. Shastri and C.S. Gupta, ). 9. Numismatic Studies, Vols () (Ed.) About the Book: The present book a comprehensive study of the problems connected with the history, art and archaeology of Osian, a well-known pilgrimage and art centre Reviews: 2. This book has grown out of a series of three lectures delievered by Proffessor A.L. Basham, the distinguished British indologist, in Janurary under the ausspices of the Heras Institute of Indian History and Culutre, Bombay. Studies in orientology: essays in memory of Prof. A.L. Basham by A. L Basham (Book) 8 editions published. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 25 cm. Contents: Foreword: the heritage of Soviet Oriental studies / Stephan Conermann --Introduction: integrating Soviet Oriental studies / Michael Kemper --The imperial roots of Soviet Orientology / David Schimmelpenninck van der Oye --Profiles under pressure: . Visvambhara: Probings in Orientology (Prof. V.S. Pathak), New Delhi, (Ed. jointly with A.M. Shastri and C.S. Gupta, ). 9. Numismatic Studies, Vols () (Ed.) He is also editing some other volumes now under preparation. In , he visited the British Museum, London, to study ancient Indian coins (tribal in particular) in its Reviews: 1.