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Approaches to History, Culture, Art and Archaeology : Essays in the Honour of Professor Om Prakash

A.K. Sinha (Editor)
Synopsis The volume contains 94 articles covering a wide range of study in the historical and cultural past of India and beyond. The person and personality of Prof. Om Prakash is very clearly reflected through the articles of the first Felicitation part that is full of blessings, appreciation, respect and honour on a personal level from the teachers, friends, colleagues and students in their reminiscences. Then comes the academic part of the volume consisting of seven different sections, viz., 'Historiography, Polity and Vedic Studies'; 'Social and Economic History and Numismatics and Epigraphical Studies'; 'Archaeology'; 'Art and Literature'; 'Religion and Philosophy'; 'World Culture and Civilization'; and lastly the 'Medieval India'. The articles in these section bring into light some important facts of Indian culture and society and initiate scholarly discussions on some untouched points of the same. The thematic pluarity in the vivid singularity of the volume corresponds in a befitting manner the multidimensional personality of Prof. Om Prakash who combines a number of qualities. The volumes is a salutation to the scholar in him.
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About the author

A.K. Sinha

Dr. Anil Kumar Sinha (b. 1948) is Assistant Director, Forensic Science Laboratory, Assam, Kahilipara, Gauhati. He got a First Class Master’s Degree in Physics. Later, joined the Law Faculty at the University of Gauhati and got L.L.M. (1980) and Ph.D. in Law (1989). He also passed the Certificates of Proficiency in French and Russian Languages from the Gauhati University standing first class first. He served as a Guest Lecturer in Law and an invitee lecturer as a resource person to teach L.L.B. and L.L.M. students of the Gauhati University. He was on the distinguished panel of teachers in the Assam Administrative Staff College, at Dispur, Assam. He was also a guest lecturer at the Pre-Examination Training Centre at the Gauhati University to teach criminal law to the Indian administrative Service examinees. As the seniormost ballistics expert of the Government of Assam, he has been imparting training on Forensic Ballistic and related legal matters to senior police and judicial officers of all the states of North-Eastern India. He has published a number of articles on Forensic Science, Law and Criminology in both English and Assamese. He is mainly interested in the subject of criminology. He has attended a number of seminars and conferences held throughout the country.

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Title Approaches to History, Culture, Art and Archaeology : Essays in the Honour of Professor Om Prakash
Author A.K. Sinha
Format Hardcover
Date published: 06.08.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9788179752487
length xx+710p., Figures; Coloured Plates; 28 cm.