A Social History of Early India

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Brajadulal Chattopadhyaya
Pearson Education India, 2009 - India - 305 pages
Contributed seminar papers.
 

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Contents

Sanskrit
ix
General Introduction
xv
P Chattopadhyaya
xxiv
Introduction
xxxi
Archaeology and Some Aspects of the Social History of Early India
3
Its Regions and Peoples
21
An Interrogation
29
Brahmanical Conception of the Origin of Jatisr A Study of the Manusmrti
43
Beliefs Practices and Social Internalization in Modes of Daily Living
117
Relationships and Interactions in the Economic Sphere
129
Brahmana Settlements in Ancient and Early Medieval India
157
Religious Developments in North India
179
Temples as Sites of Social and Religious Interaction
199
An Overview
213
Gender and Transcendence in Early India
233
Popular Culture
269

HI Social Processes
55
Urbanism and Society in Early India
73
TV Power and Authority
93

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