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Studies in South Asian Heritage : Essays in Memory of M. Harunur Rashid

edited by Mokammal H. Bhuiyan

ISBN 10: 9840753835 / ISBN 13: 9789840753833
Published by Bangla Academy, Dhaka, 2015
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Contents: Preface. I. Art and Iconography: 1. Textiles from Bengal in Pagan (Myanmar) from Late Eleventh century and onwards/Claudine Bautze Picron. 2. Some Hindu and Buddhist Bronzes from Bangladesh/Pratapaditya Pal. 3. SciBa update 1: addenda, corrigenda, desiderata et monenda to Sculptures in Bangaldesh” (2008)/Gerd J.R. Mevissen. 4. A dancing Camunda named Siddhesvari from the time of Mahipala I/Gudrun Melzer. 5. Dancing Siva images from Bengal/Anna Slaczka. 6. Myth of a dog-misunderstanding of a curse/Gouriswar Bhattacharya. 7. The monkey offering honey-an excellent sculpture from Bihar in the Museum of far eastern antiquities, Stockholm/Isabell Johne. 8. Camunda images from North Bengal/Mandira Bhattacharya. 9. Iconography of the Narayanpur Nagaraja preserved in the Mainamati Museum/Mokammal H. Bhuiyan. 10. Bodhgaya Lintel bearing the inscription of Dharmapala/Gautam Sengupta. 11. Terracotta, stone-carving and calligraphic art of medieval Bengal: an aesthetic treatment/A.K.M. Yaqub Ali. 12. A Hoard of Chinese blue and white porcelain from Delhi/B.R. Mani. 13. Arabic calligraphy as an urban art/Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg. II. Archaeology: 14. Hinduism from prehistory to early history/Dilip K. Chakrabarti. 15. Cultural continuity of the Indus Valley Civilization in Sindh, Southern Pakistan/Mohammad Rafique Mughal. 16. A preliminary study of the worked bone industry in the Middle and Lower Ganga Valleys: from the Mesolithic to the early historic periods/Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay and Kum Kum Bandyopadhyay. 17. A brief note on seasonal iron working site of Satvahana period in the Solapur District of Maharashtra/Kantikumar Anant Pawar. 18. A report on excavation at Bhatbhita, 2003-2004/Md. Mosharraf Hossain. 19. Early Islamic glazed pottery from Banbhore and its connections with contemporary cities during 8th to 11th centuries CE/Mohammad Rafique Mughal. 20. Understanding a site: case study of Mainamati in Southeastern Bangladesh/Suchandra Ghosh. 21. Ethno archaeology of high tin bronze in Bengal: a case study at Khagra, District Murshidabad/Pranab K. Chattopadhyay and Prasanta Kumar Datta. III. Architecture: 22. The spirit of Fathpur-Sikri/A.B.M. Husain. 23. Francis Sandford Oehme (1817-1898) and the “Ruined Temple, Chandernagore”/Joachim K. Bautze. 24. Bengal’s colonial entanglement: architecture/Abdul Momin Chowdhury. 25. An inventory of Muslim monuments in the city of Chittagong/Shamsul Hossain. IV. Epigraphy and Numismatics: 26. Sakyabhiksu of bronze image inscriptions of Bengal (West Bengal and Bangladesh)/Sarita Khettry. 27. Copperplate grants of Salban Vihara/Abul Kalam Muhammad Zakariah. 28. Khangah, Madrasa and the transmission of knowledge in Bengali tradition: some early-epigraphic evidences/Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq. 29. On the chronology and events of Nasiruddin Mahmud Shah: a numismatic study/Md Rezaul Karin. V. History: 30. The socio-legal status of women in ancient Bengal/Shahanara Husain. 31. Sridharadasa’s Saduktikarnamrita: a unique anthology of Sanskrit Verses/Chitta Ranjan Misra. 32. 1000 Years of history and heritage of Dhaka: an introductory note/A.K.M. Shahnawaz. 33. Re-visiting Ramna-looking back 400 years/Sharif Uddin Ahmed. 34. The Dhaka improvement trust: an urban development agency during the Pakistan period/A.K.M. Golam Rabbani. Bookseller Inventory # 114996

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Title: Studies in South Asian Heritage : Essays in ...

Publisher: Bangla Academy, Dhaka

Publication Date: 2015

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

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Edition: 1st Edition

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A collection of 34 essays written by national and international scholars, Studies in South Asian Heritage commemorates the contribution of Professor M Harunur Rashid, former Superintendent of Archaeology, Government of Bangladesh, and Visiting Professor at Jahangirnagar University, to the study of Archaeology in Bangladesh. The essays are organized in five sections: Part 1: Art and Iconography; Part 2: Archaeology; Part 3: Architecture; Part 4: Epigraphy and Numismatics; Part 5: History. Most of the papers are well-illustrated, containing images, pictures, and drawings. A full bibliography of the written work on Archaeology by Professor Rashid is included. The contributors are Claudine Bautze-Picron, Pratapaditya Pal, Gerd JR Mevissen, Gudrun Melzer, Anna Slczka, Gouriswar Bhattacharya, Isabell Johne, Mandira Bhattacharya, Mokammal H Bhuiyan, Gautam Sengupta, AKM Yaqub Ali, BR Mani, Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg, Dilip K Chakrabarti, Mohammad Rafique Mughal, Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay, KumKum Bandyopadhyay, Kantikumar Anant Pawar, Md Mosharraf Hossain, Suchandra Ghosh, Pranab K Chattopadhyay, Prasanta Kumar Datta, ABM Husain, Joachim K Bautze, Abdul Momin Chowdhury, Shamsul Hossain, Sarita Khettry, Abul Kalam Muhammad Zakariah, Mohammad Yusuf Siddiq, Md Rezaul Karim, Shahanara Husain, Chitta Ranjan Misra, AKM Shahnawaz, Sharif uddin Ahmed, and AKM Golam Rabbani.

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