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Foreign Elements in AncientIndian Society (2nd century BC to 7th century AD)

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Title: Foreign Elements in AncientIndian Society (2nd century BC to 7th century AD)

Author: Thapliyal, Dr. Uma Prasad

Item Code: BK00688

Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publisher

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1979, 194 pp., HB

Description: This book is an attempt to analyze and interpret political upheavals due to foreign invasion of India in cultural terms. It examines the problem of foreign impact from various perspectives. The first chapter is an attempt at evaluating the magnitude of the foreign element in the Indian population. It also examines the foreign impact on various aspects of Ancient Indian Social institutions and traditions. Other impacts examined are those on: Dress, Society and the caste System; Cults and Cult Objects; and Entertainments.