When it comes to antique books, how old is â€œoldâ€?
Published by Regency Antique Books - 2015
In the world of antique books, â€œoldâ€ means OLD. To the surprise of many antique book collectors who are just getting started, 19th century books and post Victorian (circa 1901) books are ge...
The Secret of the Veda
By Professor Subhash Kak
Published in Medium - Apr 14,2019
Most people are perplexed about the Vedas. Very few have read them, and those who have find them difficult to understand. They canâ€™t make sense of its many divinities, sacrifices, rituals, riddles and para...
The Lost Indika
By Sumedha Verma Ojha
Swarajya - Aug 05, 2016
With a long history of invasion and colonialism, Indians are used to looking at themselves with the gaze of the “other”, especially if we live in an English language- centred universe. 400 years of Eurocentrism has given us a ...
The excavation of the Harappa, Mohenjo-daro and Lothal sites of the Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) in the 1920, showed that northern India already had an advanced culture when the Indo-Aryans migrated into the area. The theory changed from a migration of advanced Arya...
When the British started to colonize India in the 18th century, they had to impose a legal system on both the British merchants and the Indians. The Indians already had a legal system, which was unknown to the British colonizers. To integrate these sy...
Interpreting an Architectural Past - Ram Raz and the Treatise in South Asia
By Madhuri Desai
Published by: University of California Press on behalf of the Society of Architectural Historians -2102
he process of modern knowledge-making in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century South...
Tom Harper tells the story of the Klencke Atlas, one of the largest atlases in the world presented to Charles II by the Dutch merchant and scholar Johannes Klencke in 1660.
Out of British Library’s ‘banquet of maps’ the Klencke atlas of 1660 is surely the m...