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Metal Implements in Ancient India: From Earliest Times upto Circa 2nd Century B.C.

Jagadamba Prasad Upadhyaya (Author)
Synopsis It is increasingly realised that more and more scientific methods should be applied in the interpretation of archaeo logical data. Implements, used as they are for hunting, food gathering, agricultural production and manufacture of objects of arts and crafts, provide important index to the socio-economic condition of cultures, and hence their proper study assumes significance. Dr. Upadhyaya has rightly taken chrono-logical sequence and within its framework geographical regions as the basis for the scheme of the chapters of the work. He has critically discussed the relative superiorty of bronze over copper and of iron over these both and that the use of iron, a relatively more abundantly available and strong metal, has brought in a culture. The work is an important Contribution to the study of metal implements of ancient India.
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About the author

Jagadamba Prasad Upadhyaya

Dr. J.P. Upadhyaya was born in 1955 at village Usrauli District Jaunpur U.P. India. He has a Brilliant academic record. He passed M.A. in first division and was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from Banaras Hindu University in 1987. Since then he has been actively engaged in research. He has presented many papers in National and International seminars. Presently, he is a Senior Lecturer in Ewing Christian College Allahabad.

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Title Metal Implements in Ancient India: From Earliest Times upto Circa 2nd Century B.C.
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2000
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Pratibha Prakashan
Language: English
length xxii+265p., Bibliography; Index; 25cm.