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 10 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Ancient India, 2000 B.C.- 800 A.D.
By Romesh Chunder Dutt (1848-1909)
Published by Longmans Green & Co., London - 1904

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 8 Apr 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Royal Conquests And Cultural Migrations in South India and The Deccan
By Calambur Sivaramamurti
Published by The Indian Museum, Calcutta - 1955

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 29 Mar 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Child in Ancient India
By Kamalabai Deshpande
Foreword by Moritz Winternitz
Published by The Author in Poona - 1936

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 25 Feb 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Studies in the Puranic Records on Hindu Rites and Customs
By R.C.Hazra
Published by University of Dacca - 1936

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Painting, Bhagavata Purana, Krishna revealing his nature as Vishnu, opaque watercolour on paper, Malwa, ca. 1730.

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 25 Feb 2017 Article/Essay
Calligraphy in Ancient India
By Vedveer Arya
ITIHASA

Ancient Indians had developed the art of Calligraphy around post-Mauryan era. Ikshvaku kings of Andhra were probably the first who used calligraphy in their inscriptions. In fact, the so-called Siddhamatrika script is a calligraphy of Brahmi s... Read More
 25 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
State and Government In Ancient India
From earliest time to circa 1200 A.D.
By A.S.Alteskar
Published by Motilal Banarsidass - 1949

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 25 Jan 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
Republics Of The Past – Part 1
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - Jan 20, 2017

India became a modern republic, a sovereign, democratic republic, in 1950 amidst widespread skepticism about the durability of both democracy and the republican form of government in the country. It is now 201... Read More
 20 Jan 2017 Article/Essay
Essay:
How India Went From World’s Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy – Part II
By Sahana Singh
Indiafacts.org

We continue our series on the universities of ancient India, which imparted a multi-disciplinary education to students of advanced learning. In this second part, we look at I... Read More
 7 Jan 2017 New Books
New Book:
History Of Ancient India
By Kamlesh Kapur
Published by Sterling Publishers - 2010

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Kamlesh Kapur, an educator and researcher, has a Masters in Economics from Punjab University, and a ... Read More
 7 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
The Cholas
By K.A. Nilakanta Sastri
Published by The University of Madras - 1935

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On the history of the Colas, as on many other subjects of early Indian history, we had, till abo... Read More
 3 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Book :
ANCIENT INDIA
By Sakkottai Krishnaswami Aiyangar
Published by Luzac & Co., London - 1911

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Krishnaswamy Aiyangar was born in the village of Sakkottai near Kumbakonam on 15 April 1871. At the age of ... Read More
 2 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Historical Inscriptions of Southern India
Collected till 1923 and outlines of political history
By Robert Sewell
Edited by Sakkottai Krishnaswami Aiyangar
Published by Diocesan Press, Madras - 1932

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 1 Jan 2017 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
Chronological Tables for Southern India from the Sixth Century A. D.
By Robert Sewell
Printed by E.Keys at The Government Press - 1881

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Robert Sewell (18451925) worked in the civil service of... Read More
 26 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book :
India in Primitive Christianity
By Arthur Lillie
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London - 1909

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 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
How India went from Worlds Education Capital to Depths of Illiteracy - Part I
By Sahana Singh
IndiaFacts - 6 December 2016

Just a thousand years ago, India was dotted with universities across its length and breadth where international students flocked to gain credentials in advanced educ... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Essay:
Robert Bruce Foote: The father of Indias prehistory
By Deepa Kandaswamy
Live Mint - 16 December 2016

In the mid-19th century, Foote almost single-handedly tried to reconstruct India's unwritten past.

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 16 Dec 2016 Article/Essay
Article:
A discovery that changed the antiquity of humankind who lived in Indian subcontinent
By T. S. Subramanian
The Hindu - May 27,2013

One hundred and fifty years ago, on May 30, 1863, young geologist Robert Bruce Foote bent down and picked up a stone tool on the Parade Ground at Pallavaram ... Read More
 16 Dec 2016 Rare BOOKS
Digital Rare Book:
Indian Prehistoric And Protohistoric Antiquities
By Robert Bruce Foote
Printed by The Superintendent, Government Press, Madras - 1916

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 5 Dec 2016 Artefacts
Gold Coin Showing King Chandragupta II as an Archer

Gupta period
ca. 376414
India
Gold

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 5 Dec 2016 New Books
New Book Release:
Treasures of the Gupta Empire
A Catalogue of Coins of the Gupta Dynasty
By Sanjeev Kumar

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This book covers the history and the entire Coinage of the Gupta Dynasty from the start in 319 AD to it's end in 543 AD. It also includes the Coi... Read More