ABIA: South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index: Volume Three – South Asia

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Sita Pieris, Ellen Raven
BRILL, Nov 19, 2010 - Reference - 830 pages
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Volume Three contains 1643 records on South Asia selected from the ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index database at www.abia.net. Volume Three has been compiled by specialists of the ABIA Project stationed at Leiden, Colombo, New Delhi, Dhaka, Kathmandu and Peshawar. It features a selection of publications in print published between 2002 and 2007 on prehistory and protohistory, historical archaeology, art history (from ancient to contemporary), material culture, epigraphy and palaeography, numismatics and sigillography.
Covered are South Asia and culturally related regions of Afghanistan, South Uzbekistan, South Tajikistan and Tibet. The bibliographic descriptions (with the original diacritics), controlled keywords and elucidating annotations make this reference work into a reliable guide to recent scholarly work in the fields of the ABIA Index.
 

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Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
List of Tables
xi
Preface
xiii
The ABIA Project 20022006
xvii
Editorial
xxv
Technical Aspects
xxxvii
The ABIA Index online database
xlix
Spelling and Romanization
lvii
Periodicals
lxiii
10 South and Southeast Asia
1
20 South Asia
17
30 Southwest Asia as related to South Asia
679
40 Central Asia as related to South Asia
697
50 East Asia as related to South Asia
711
Author Index
745
Geographic Index
761

Annotators and Editors
lix
Institutes
lxi

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Sita Pieris, M.A.(1989), University of Colombo, has been a lecturer in US and Sri Lankan History at tertiary level, co-editor-in-chief of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee volumes, coordinating editor of ICOMOS scientific journals and national volumes. She has been a general editor for Asian publications of the ABIA project (2002-2009).
Ellen M. Raven, Ph.D. (1991), University of Leiden, teaches South Asian arts at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies of the University of Leiden. She is an Indologist who publishes on Indian numismatics. She is also the general editor for western publications of the ABIA Project, stationed in Leiden.