Indian History and Civilization: New Images of the Past
New Images of the Past (Collected Works of Prof. S.C. Malik)
|Author||: Alok Tripathi (Ed.)|
|Description||:xiii+322 p., line drawings, Bibliography, Index|
About the Book
Indian History and Civilization: New Images of the Past is a collection of selected articles of Prof. S.C. Malik on Indian history, culture, civilization and society. In these articles, the author has dealt with various aspects of Indian history, civilization, anthropological perspectives, social status, social movements, dissent, protests, reforms, traditions, ethnographic and lifestyle studies.
For looking at man, his life, and society, the author adopts a scientific approach dealing with background, frameworks, models, and various approaches. He also ventures deep in cultural communication and duality of thoughts. This fascinating collection of articles would be of equal interest to students of archaeology, history, culture, sociology, and philosophy as well as all those interested in knowing about man, his lifestyle and society.
About the Author
Professor Alok Tripathi (b. 1965), Director, Centre for Archaeology and Museology, Assam University, Silchar, is a well-known authority in the field of archaeology. He established the Underwater Archaeology Wing in the Archaeological Survey of India and conducted path breaking underwater archaeological excavations in Indian Ocean—off Dwarka, Mahabalipuram, Bangaram Island, and Elephanta. Widely travelled in several countries in Europe, Africa and Asia, he is a renowned authority in Asia-Pacific region on underwater archaeology. Author and editor of 14 monographs and over 80 research papers he is the only social-scientist, listed among the ten brightest young scientists in the country.