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Imagining the Urban - Sanskrit and the City in Early India
In "Imagining the Urban", Shonaleeka Kaul turns to Sanskrit literature to discover the characteristics - both physical and social - of ancient Indian cities. Kaul examines nearly a thousand years ofExpand
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Book Review: P.K. Basant, The City and the Country in Early India: A Study of Malwa
P.K. Basant, The City and the Country in Early India: A Study of Malwa, Primus Books, New Delhi, 2012, 369 pp., price ₹1150.
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Kalhaṇa’s Kashmir
This essay argues for moving beyond the binary of ‘cosmopolitan’ and ‘vernacular’ in our understanding of language and expressions of space in early medieval South Asia. Drawing attention to aExpand
Cultural History of Early South Asia: A Reader
More than Real: A History of the Imagination in South India . By David Shulman. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. 326. ISBN 10: 0674059913; ISBN 13: 978-0674059917.
of Vinaya, robe and Pali language soon looked very much like its “Theravāda” compatriots, as can be observed in the nikāyas of Bangladesh to this day. Does this offer an alternative model for spreadExpand
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