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Panorama of Indian Anthroponomy: An Historical, Socio-coultural & Linguistic Analysis of Indian Personal Names

D.D. Sharma (Author)
Synopsis The book is an outcome of more than 20 years of compilation, analysis and study of related scriptural and historical literature on the subject of Indian anthroponomy. In a way it is a unique contribution to anthroponomics in general and the Indian anthroponomy in Particular. Moreover, it is for the first time that the subject has been dealt with form various linguistic, socio-cultural and historical viewpoints, right from the Vedic period to the modern age. There the exhaustive analysis of the bases and patterns of Indian names presents a panoramic view of changing psyche of the masses belo9nging to different castes. Communities and regions in different epochs of Indian history. As such this volume undoubtedly provides a rare scope to readers interested in having intimate knowledge of history, patterns and emerging new trends with regard to the selection of personal names. Besides, this volume also provides a ready list of the latest trends and fancies of the their dear offspring and gives a glimpse of the conceptual unity observable among various heterogeneous linguistic groups in this context.
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About the author

D.D. Sharma

Prof. D.D. Sharma (b. 1924) is a renowned scholar of Sanskrit and Linguistics. Besides a PhD in Sanskrit from the Benaras Hindu University, PhD and D.Litt in Linguistics from the Panjab University, Chandigarh - where he served or nearly 28 years - he holds diplomas in French, German and Persian. He also earned the highest Oriental title of Sahityacarya.

Prof. Sharma is well acquainted with nearly two dozen Indian and foreign languages and has to his credit 48 research volumes and scores of research papers on the subjects of different languages, cultures and literatures.

He was awarded the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship (1984-86) to undertake the linguistic survey of the Himalayan languages from Ladakh in the west to Bhutan in the east.

On his retirement (1989), he was awarded Emeritus Fellowship by the UGC for the completion of his 12-volume research project on Himalayan languages, of which 10 volumes have already appeared. He is also working on a 9-volume project on Socio-Cultural History of Uttarakhand, of which 5 volumes have already been published. His ambitious project, Cultural Encyclopaedia of Uttarakhand (5 Vols.) is also under preparation.

The present volume is an outcome of the research project for which he was awarded the Indira Gandhi Memorial Fellowship for the years 2001-2003 by IGNCA.

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Title Panorama of Indian Anthroponomy: An Historical, Socio-coultural & Linguistic Analysis of Indian Personal Names
Author D.D. Sharma
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 818324078X
length xviii+306p., Appendices; Bibliography; Index; 23cm.