The Date of Kanishka since 1960

@article{Bracey2017TheDO,
  title={The Date of Kanishka since 1960},
  author={Robert Bracey},
  journal={Indian Historical Review},
  year={2017},
  volume={44},
  pages={21 - 61}
}
  • R. Bracey
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • History
  • Indian Historical Review
The 1960 London Conference on the Date of Kanishka involved many leading scholars of Central and South Asian studies and had a profound impact on the field. This article examines the historiography of the central problem posed at the conference: In what year did the era of Kanishka commence? It traces the advances in evidence that led to the solution of AD 127 between 2000 and 2010. The complexity of this process is often omitted in historiographical accounts, which opens the final solution to… 

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