9789383243174

Monuments Matter India's Archaeological Heritage since Independence

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  • ISBN13:

    9789383243174

  • ISBN10:

    9383243171

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-08-10
  • Publisher: Marg Foundation

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Summary

•This book's publication marks the 70th year of India's Independence•Celebrates the country's ancient history, exploring the societies that have flourished there in the distant past through the imprint they have left on India's monuments•Will undoubtedly be of interest to students of architecture, based in the featured region and elsewhereIndia's success in conserving its archaeological heritage will be assessed, in a book that does not shy from the question of what has been lost in the past. It begins with looking at the impact of Partition on monuments, museum collections and the nature of archeological research itself. It will provide an overview and an analysis of archeological investigations, as well as methods and ideas used in collecting and processing data. Along with work done by government institutions, attention will be drawn to community practices that have helped preserve objects of antiquarian interest. This book is a simultaneous homage to India's rich history, and a treatise on archeological practice itself.

Author Biography

Nayanjot Lahiri is Professor of History at Ashoka University, Sonepat. She established her reputation as an accessible historian of Indian antiquity with Finding Forgotten Cities: How the Indus Civilization was Discovered (2005). Her books include Marshalling the Past: Ancient India and its Modern Histories (2012) and The Archaeology of Indian Trade Routes (1993). Her most recent book is Ashoka in Ancient India (2015).

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