Combined Methods in Indology and Other Writings
'This book [is] a collection of hard-to-find articles.' -- The Hindu
'.rare published essays.reveal the enormous wide breadth of scholarship.also attains additional merit for.Chattopadhyaya's excellent introduction.' -- The Statesman
'The editor has marshalled.important and inaccessible essays, reviews and opinion pieces in this volume.all of which convey the enduring legacy of his originality and learning.' -- CIAA Newsletter
The first to use interdisciplinary method in historical investigation, D D Kosambi introduced many new perspectives and methods in indological studies. This book puts together, for the first time, the many essays, notes, and reviews spanning an illustrious, often pioneering career of almost thirty years.
Put together by an eminent historian, this volume exemplified the versality and breadth of Kosambi's work and includes a new essays on linguistic hypotheses.
- Section 1: Concerning Method
- Section II: Themes in History
- Section III: Archaeology, Epigraphy, Numismatics and Ethnography
- Section IV: Texts, Words and Literary Criticism
- Section V: Reviews and Rejoinders