Glory of the Kushans: Recent Discoveries and Interpretations

By: Vidula Jayaswal (Ed.)

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1. Rediscovering the Kushans/Joe Cribb. 2. Recent discovery of copper coins hoard of Kushan period from Basani, Varanasi/Savita Sharma. II. Hegemony: Kushan empire and out posts: 3. Eastern Baktria under da Yuezhi hegemony/Jeffery D. Lerner. 4. The Northern frontier region of the Kushan empire/Michael Mitchiner. III. Chronology and succession: 5. Chronology of the early Kushans: new evidence/Osmund Bopearachchi. 6. Kanishka in context with the historical Buddha and Kushan chronology/Hans Loeschner. IV. Policies and patronage: Kushan religion: 7. Policy, patronage, and the shrinking pantheon of the Kushans/Robert Bracey. 8. Kanishka and the Sarvastivada synod/Charles Willemen. 9. Devaputra Kushan/Archana Sharma. 10. Lady donors and their contribution to the religious institutions in Kushan period/Arpita Chatterjee. V. Architecture and settlement : Kushan archaeology: 11. Colonial archaeology and Buddhism : Punjab plains in the early centuries AD/Himanshu Prabha Ray. 12. Architectural and cultural facets of Kushan settlement at Sanghol, District Ludhiana, Punjab a study on the basis of excavated remains/C. Margabandhu. 13. Kushan township of Khairadih: an appraisal of excavated remains/Birendra Pratap Singh. 14. Urban traits and Kushan settlements of Ganga plain/Vidula Jayaswal and Manoj Kumar. VI. Art expressions: Kushan portraits and compositions: 15. Kushan portraits/T.K. Biswas and Savita Sharma. 16. Vajrapani and Vajra in Kushan art/Arundhati Banerji. 17. Jaina images of Kushan period : study in mutuality/Maruti Nandan Pd. Tiwari. 18. Folk practices and clay art of Kushan period/Vidula Jayaswal and Meera Sharma. VII. Expansion and continuity: Kushan styles and techniques: 19. Khotan: a Kushan outpost in Central Asia/Chhaya Bhattacharya Haesner. 20. Kushan influence on Gupta coinage: continuity and change/Prashant P. Kulkarni. 21. Gandhara Mathura and Buddhist sculptures of mediaeval China/Chongfeng Li. Bibliography. Index. Printed Pages: 472 with 47 colours & 294 b/w illustrations.

Title: Glory of the Kushans: Recent Discoveries and Interpretations

Author Name: Vidula Jayaswal (Ed.)

Categories: History, India,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Aryan Books International: 2012

ISBN: 8173054274

ISBN 13: 9788173054273

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 22 x 31 Cm

Seller ID: 100143

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