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Encyclopaedia Indica: India, Pakistan & Bangladesh (Volume 36 to 50)

Shyam Singh Shashi (Editor)
Synopsis Encyclopaedia Indica is a monumental work by reputed authors which highlights all aspects of Indian history and culture. This provides elaborate discussion of science, history, philosophy and religion, art and architecture, rural wonders and urban glories, social, economic and political history starting from Indus Valley civilization to present time in a logical and chronological order. These volumes also take cognizance of the medieval period when Islam planted its feet in India and how it influenced Indian life. Vols. 36-50 provides authoritative information on different dynasties after the Greek invasion on India viz. Mauryas, Guptas, Kushanas, Rajputs, Advent of Islam in India etc. This encyclopaedic work, covering all Indian States and Union Territories, presents the contemporary India and its culture in the light of modern knowledge in its pristine vigour. Thus, it has become both a vertical and a horizontal study and is a unique contribution to the study of the ancient, medieval and contemporary modern India.
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About the author

Shyam Singh Shashi

Dr. Shyam Singh Shashi, an eminent anthropologist, litterateur, academician and journalist, was awarded Padmashri in 1990 for his multifacedted achievements in the field of literature, A social anthropologist of international repute, he has to his credit several books, monologues, dictionaries, encyclopaedias and also books for children. Dr. Shashi was awarded Ph.D. (Sociology) from Agra University and D.Lit. in anthropology for his Pioneering work o the Roma of Europe and America by the International University, Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has his pot-graduation in Man Management and Manpower Planning from Manchester University, U.K. His works have been included in the International Who’s Who of Intellectuals and various Who’s Who published in India and aboard. A versatile genius, Dr. Shashi was Media Head and Director, Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, for 10 years. He is associated with a number of literary, research, academic, socio-cultural and welfare organizations viz. ISA, IAA, AGI, Translators Association. He worked for International Institute of Culture and Languages Research Foundation as Chairman.

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Title Encyclopaedia Indica: India, Pakistan & Bangladesh (Volume 36 to 50)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.1999
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170418593
length x+304p.; x+302p.; x+314p.; viii+342p.; x+276p.; x+318p.; x+344p.; x+328p.; x+286p.; x+400p.; x+ 360p.; x+316p.; x+402p.; x+290p