Religion in early Assam: an archaeological history

This volume offers a fresh approach to the existing literature on religion in Early Assam, bringing together perspectives from the fields of archaeology, religion, history and heritage. For decades, the Naraka legend has been incorporated into history without due critical attention and analysis of t...

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Main Author: Laisram, Rena
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK Cambridge Scholars Publishing [2019]
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Assam / Religion / History
Further subjects:B India ; Assam
B Civilization
B Assam (India) Civilization
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Summary:This volume offers a fresh approach to the existing literature on religion in Early Assam, bringing together perspectives from the fields of archaeology, religion, history and heritage. For decades, the Naraka legend has been incorporated into history without due critical attention and analysis of the historical context, while archaeological studies in religion have been largely descriptive. The sacred landscape of the erstwhile Prāgjyotiṣa and Kāmarūpa kingdoms had linkages with the history of other parts of India, and beyond. This book offers a comprehensive reconstruction of religion in Ear
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references
ISBN:1527532836