South Asian Archaeology & History (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)

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  1. Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship

    Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship [Hardback]

    Bihani Sarkar (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9780197266106
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs
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    Heroic 'Saktism is the belief that a good king and a true warrior must worship the goddess Durga, the form and substance of kingship. This belief formed the bedrock of ancient Indian practices of cultivating political power. Wildly dangerous and s... .... Learn More
  2. A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India

    A Defense of Rule: Origins of Political Thought in Greece and India [Hardback]

    Stuart Gray (Author)

    £47.99

    ISBN: 9780190636319
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    At its core, politics is all about relations of rule. Accordingly one of the central preoccupations of political theory is what it means for human beings to rule over one another or share in a process of ruling. While political theorists tend to r... .... Learn More
  3. Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita

    Prehistory and Archaeology of Northeast India: Multidisciplinary Investigation in an Archaeological Terra Incognita [Hardback]

    Manjil Hazarika (Author)

    £43.99

    ISBN: 9780199474660
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The book is multi-disciplinary in its scope and has as its objective the reconstruction of the subsistence strategies and way of life of the prehistoric communities in Northeast India and their movements, dispersals, and settlements. The essential... .... Learn More
  4. South Asian Religions and Visual Forms in Their Archaeological Context

    South Asian Religions and Visual Forms in Their Archaeological Context [Paperback]

    Vincent Lefevre (Editor)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9782503568041
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Indicopleustoi
    Volume: 12.2
    This volume reflects the new directions of research in South Asian archaeology and art. Priority is given to work with primary sources: results of recent fieldwork, including the study of museum collections, results of previous unpublished fi... .... Learn More
  5. Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak, 1954-2004

    Archaeological investigations in the Niah Caves, Sarawak, 1954-2004 [Hardback]

    Graeme Barker (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781902937601
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    Series: McDonald Institute Monographs
    Volume: 2
    This book is the companion volume to Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia: the Archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak. Together they present the results of new fieldwork in the caves and new studies of finds fr... .... Learn More
  6. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Hardback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088903915
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral an... .... Learn More
  7. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Paperback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789088903908
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral an... .... Learn More
  8. Siruthavoor

    Siruthavoor: An Iron Age-Early Historical burial site, Tamil Nadu, South India [Paperback]

    Smriti Haricharan (Author)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9781784914356
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Archaeological artifacts such as stone tools, ceramics, coins, metal implements, and ornaments like beads, are generally used to evaluate and understand the history of humans. These artifacts are especially important for the study of periods that ... .... Learn More
  9. Rock Art of the Vindhyas: An Archaeological Survey

    Rock Art of the Vindhyas: An Archaeological Survey: Documentation and Analysis of the Rock Art of Mirzapur District Uttar Pradesh [Paperback]

    Ajay Pratap (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781784912451
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Rock paintings and petroglyphs are a record of human memories. No doubt, this function defines in essence all archaeological objects. Yet some objects such as tools, beyond their symbolic value, are clearly fashioned for their utility. How does ro... .... Learn More
  10. Archaeological Guide to Sigiriya

    Archaeological Guide to Sigiriya [Paperback]

    Raja De Silva (Author)

    £6.00

    ISBN: 9789558655023
    Published by : Raja de Silva
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