India Through Archaeology : Excavating History

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Author : Devika Cariapa
Illustrator : Ashok Rajagopalan

9789350468401 | PB | pp. 160 | 2018 | Tulika Publishers

Superhero action carved on rocks, a headless statue. Royal inscriptions on pillars and copper plates. Glass fragments from a lost city. These may sound like clips from a fantasy thriller, but are in fact objects unearthed at archaeological sites across the country and the stories they throw up are just as exciting!

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Superhero action carved on rocks, a headless statue. Royal inscriptions on pillars and copper plates. Glass fragments from a lost city. These may sound like clips from a fantasy thriller, but are in fact objects unearthed at archaeological sites across the country and the stories they throw up are just as exciting! This visually vibrant book has an interdisciplinary approach that goes beyond conventional subject boundaries. Showing the interconnectedness of ideas, events and issues, and cross-cultural influences, all based on archaeological findings it encourages a more critical and holistic understanding of India’s multihued history.

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Author:

Devika Cariapa

ISBN:

9789350468401

Publisher

Tulika Books

Binding:

Paperback

Pages

160

Year of Publication:

2018

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Devika Cariapa studied archaeology at Deccan College, Pune, and was a research fellow at IGNCA, Delhi, studying prehistoric art in India. She has written for children for many years. She loves to pore over old maps, travel, and loiter about ancient monuments.

Ashok Rajagopalan writes and draws for children’s books. He believes that anyone who wants to can draw or write. He lives in a sleepy suburb of Chennai with his family and books. His evocative, comic illustrations fill the pages of many Tulika books.

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