Life, Thought & Culture in India
(From c. 600 BC to c. AD 300)

Edited By G.C. Pande
May 2001
PHISPC / Centre for Studies in Civilizations / Munshiram Manoharlal
ISBN: 81-87586-06-0
1443 pages, Illustrated, 8 1/2" x 11 1/4
$257.50 Hardcover

These volumes aim at discovering the main aspects of India's heritage and presenting them in an interrelated way and recognize the difference between the areas of material civilization and those of ideational culture.

The project is not being executed by a single group of thinkers and writers who are methodologically uniform or ideologically identical in their commitments. In fact, contributions are made by different scholars with different ideological persuasions and methodological approaches.

The project is marked by what may be called 'methodological pluralism'. In spite of its primary historical character, this project, both in its conceptualization and execution, has been shaped by many scholars drawn from different disciplines. It is for the first time that an endeavor of such a unique and comprehensive character has been undertaken to study critically a major world civilization like India.

History; India
History of Science, Philosophy & Culture in Indian Civilization
Vol. I: The Dawn & Development of Indian Civilization, Part 2

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