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Inscriptions of nature : geology and the naturalization of antiquity

by Chakrabarti, Pratik.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Maryland: John Hopkins University Press, 2020Description: xii, 263p.ISBN: 9781421438740.Subject(s): Archaeological geology -- India -- Gondwana | Geology -- Methodology | Gondwana (India) -- Historical geography | Gondwana (India) -- Environmental conditions | Gondwana (India) -- Antiquities | India -- HistoriographyDDC classification: 934.3 C349I
Contents:
Introduction. Past unlimited -- The canal of Zabita Khan : the nature of history -- Ancient alluviums : landscapes of antiquity -- Mythic pasts and naturalized histories : the deep history of sacred geography -- Remnants of the race : geology and the naturalization of human antiquity -- The other side of Tethys : Gondwana and the geology of primitivism -- Conclusion: The new deep history.
Summary: "This theoretical book is a work of history and of cultural studies. Through analyses of Gondwana, India, and its geological, anthropological, and cultural histories, the book describes how human evolution, mythological geographies, tribal aboriginality, and colonial state formation fundamentally defined India's antiquity"--
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Reference 934.3 C349I (Browse shelf) Checked out to Renny Thomas (0269) Not For Loan Reserve 29/01/2022 10565
Books Books Central Library, IISER Bhopal

 

OPAC URL: http://webopac.iiserb.ac.in/

Reference Section
Reference 934.3 C349I (Browse shelf) Checked out to Renny Thomas (0269) Not For Loan Reserve 29/01/2022 10565

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. Past unlimited -- The canal of Zabita Khan : the nature of history -- Ancient alluviums : landscapes of antiquity -- Mythic pasts and naturalized histories : the deep history of sacred geography -- Remnants of the race : geology and the naturalization of human antiquity -- The other side of Tethys : Gondwana and the geology of primitivism -- Conclusion: The new deep history.

"This theoretical book is a work of history and of cultural studies. Through analyses of Gondwana, India, and its geological, anthropological, and cultural histories, the book describes how human evolution, mythological geographies, tribal aboriginality, and colonial state formation fundamentally defined India's antiquity"--

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