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Time as a Metaphor of History

Early India

Time as a Metaphor of History( )
Author: Thapar, Romila
ISBN:978-0-19-563798-4
Publication Date:May 1996
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $10.95
Book Description:

This essay examines the link between time and history through the use of cyclic and linear concepts of time. While the former occurs in a cosmological context, the latter is found in familiar historical forms. The author argues for the existence of historical consciousness in early India, on the evidence of early texts.

Book Details
Pages:62
Detailed Subjects: History / Asia / India & South Asia
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.382 x 8.424 x 0.156 Inches
Book Weight:0.198 Pounds



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