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The Resource The past before us : historical traditions of early north India, Romila Thapar

The past before us : historical traditions of early north India, Romila Thapar

Label
The past before us : historical traditions of early north India
Title
The past before us
Title remainder
historical traditions of early north India
Statement of responsibility
Romila Thapar
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biographical note: Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thapar, Romila
Dewey number
934.0072
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
DS483.65
LC item number
.T53 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • India, Northeastern
  • India, Northeastern
  • Literature and history
  • Collective memory
  • HISTORY
  • Collective memory
  • Historiography
  • Literature and history
  • North India
  • Northeastern India
Label
The past before us : historical traditions of early north India, Romila Thapar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3 Fragmentary Narratives from the Vedas
  • 4 The Mahābhārata
  • 5 The Rāmāyaṇa
  • PART III Interlude: The Emerging Historical Tradition
  • 6 Genealogies in the Making of a Historical Tradition: The Vaṃśānucarita of the Viṣṇu Purāṇa
  • 7 Early Inscriptions as Historical Statements (Up to c. the Sixth Century ad)
  • 8 History as Literature: The Plays of Viśākhadatta
  • 9 The Buddhist Tradition: Monks as Historians
  • 10 The Monastic Chronicles of Sri Lanka
  • 11 Buddhist Biographies
  • Frontmatter
  • 12 Historical Biographies: The Harṣacarita and the Rāmacarita
  • 13 Biographies as Histories
  • 14 Inscriptions as Official Histories--and the Voice of the Bard
  • 15 Vaṃśāvalīs Chronicles of Place and Person--The Rājataraṅgiṇī
  • 16 The Chamba Vaṃśāvalī
  • 17 The Prabandha-cintāmaṇi
  • 18 Therefore Looking Back and Looking Forward
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Thapar, Romila
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • 1 Searching for Early Indian Historical Writing
  • 2 Towards Historical Traditions
Control code
859536567
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Harvard University Press edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674726512
Lccn
2013013539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/harvard.9780674726512
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt65vd51
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859536567
Label
The past before us : historical traditions of early north India, Romila Thapar
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3 Fragmentary Narratives from the Vedas
  • 4 The Mahābhārata
  • 5 The Rāmāyaṇa
  • PART III Interlude: The Emerging Historical Tradition
  • 6 Genealogies in the Making of a Historical Tradition: The Vaṃśānucarita of the Viṣṇu Purāṇa
  • 7 Early Inscriptions as Historical Statements (Up to c. the Sixth Century ad)
  • 8 History as Literature: The Plays of Viśākhadatta
  • 9 The Buddhist Tradition: Monks as Historians
  • 10 The Monastic Chronicles of Sri Lanka
  • 11 Buddhist Biographies
  • Frontmatter
  • 12 Historical Biographies: The Harṣacarita and the Rāmacarita
  • 13 Biographies as Histories
  • 14 Inscriptions as Official Histories--and the Voice of the Bard
  • 15 Vaṃśāvalīs Chronicles of Place and Person--The Rājataraṅgiṇī
  • 16 The Chamba Vaṃśāvalī
  • 17 The Prabandha-cintāmaṇi
  • 18 Therefore Looking Back and Looking Forward
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Thapar, Romila
  • Acknowledgements
  • Abbreviations
  • 1 Searching for Early Indian Historical Writing
  • 2 Towards Historical Traditions
Control code
859536567
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Harvard University Press edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780674726512
Lccn
2013013539
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.4159/harvard.9780674726512
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt65vd51
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859536567

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