The elusive Aryans : archaeological search and Vedic research; the origin of the Hindus / by Pradhan S. V.

Author
Pradhan, S. V. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
Description
xvii, 294 pages ; 22 cm

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Subject(s)
Summary note
The question of the original home of the Aryans and their migrations to India is only part of the problem of their ""elusiveness."" Their subsequent assimilation and nativization in India also contributed to this elusive quality. This socio-cultural process can be traced through a study of their gods, rituals, and philosophy. Thus changes in the nature and function of Rgvedic gods; the appearance of upstart gods in the late Rgvedic period; the elaboration of the soma ritual with elaborate supplementary rituals; the introduction of the new ritual of Agnicayana; the rise of the eschatology of ""
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-279) and index.
Action note
Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; CHAPTER ONE; PART II; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; CHAPTER NINE; CHAPTER TEN; CHAPTER ELEVEN; CHAPTER TWELVE; CHAPTER THIRTEEN; CHAPTER FOURTEEN; CHAPTER FIFTEEN; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
ISBN
  • 1443860328 (hardback)
  • 9781443860321 (hardback)
OCLC
890675893
RCP
H - S
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