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Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology.

Abu Imam.

Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology.

by Abu Imam.

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Published by Asiatic Society of Pakistan in Dacca .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Cunningham, Alexander, Sir, 1814-1893,
    • India -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [244]-268.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCC115.C78 A6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL20090M
      LC Control Numbersa 68006714
      OCLC/WorldCa2828908

      the imam and the indian Download the imam and the indian or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the imam and the indian book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. ^ a b Cunningham, Alexander (). The Ancient Geography of India. 1. India: Trübner and Co. ^ Iman, Abu (). Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology. Dacca: Asiatic Society of Pakistan. p. ^ Mathur, Saloni (). India by Design: Colonial History and Cultural Display. University of California Press. p.

      Present work describes the Buddhist monuments discovered by Sir Alexander Cunningham around Bhilsa in Central India, viz., topes at Sanchi, Sonari, Satdhara, Bhojpur and Andheri. It also gives a historical account of the rise, progress and decline of Buddhism; the synods; the life and faith of Sakya; the symbols of Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha. Printed Pages: with 33 illustrations. ALLAHABAD: A colloquium titled 'Indian Archaeology and Sir Alexander Cunningham, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow' was held on Thursday on the th birth anniversary of Sir Alexander Cunningham, the.

      The school of Indian Archaeology influenced by the Philosophy of Post-positivism or Postmodernism are called variously as the New New Archaeology and Postprocessual Archaeology. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Sir Alexander Cunningham books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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IMAM, ABU: SIR ALEXANDER CUNNINGHAM AND THE BEGINNINGS OF INDIAN ARCHAEOLOGY [HARDBACK]. DACCA, Reviews: 1. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Sir Alexander Cunningham and the Beginnings of Indian Archaeology.

Abu Imam. Asiatic Society of Pakistan, - India - pages. 0 Reviews. He was appointed as Director General of Archaeology in This year and the appointment of Sir Alexander Cunningham are the beginning points of Systematic research in the field of Indian Archaeology.

Under Cunningh the Archaeological research in India was founded and well-established during the period Our third, Chapter deals with the story of Cunningham's ideas and methods of interpreting the actual remains coins, inscriptions, architecture and sculpture.

The fourth and concluding Chapter deals in detail with Cunningham's methods of exploration, excavation and dating and his general attitude to archaeology, things and people and his place in archaeology, Indian and general.

John W. Spellman, Sir Alexander Cunningham and the Beginning of Indian Archaeology. by Abu Imam. [Asiatic Society of Pakistan Publication Number ] (Dacca: the Author: John W. Spellman. Sir Alexander Cunningham's contribution in Indian history and Indian Archaeology is great and in fact he may be regarded as the father of Indian history and Archaeology.

He was appointed as director general of archaeology inand the appointment of Sir Alexander Cunningham are the beginning points of systematic research in the field of Indian Archaeology.

Sir Alexander Cunningham, (born Jan. 23,London, Eng.—died Nov. 28,London), British army officer and archaeologist who excavated many sites in India, including Sārnāth and Sānchi, and served as the first director of the Indian Archaeological Survey.

At age 19 he joined the Bengal Engineers and spent 28 years in the British service in India, retiring as major general in Buy Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology by Abu Imam, Alexander Cunningham (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Reviews: 1. He was a British army officer whose sheer genius coupled with a love for this country and a dash of destiny led him to become the ‘founder of Indian archaeology’.

Cunningham is remembered for making the most amazing and groundbreaking archaeological discoveries on the Indian subcontinent.

FOR INDIANS: Alexander pursued and provided the concept to the col onial masters about the significance of the ‘Archaeological Survey’ for a country and it was conceived in a small scale in s. Inthe Survey was revived as a separate department and Alexander Cunningham was appointed as its first Director-General.

To this day, Alexander Cunningham is revered as the "Father of. Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology. Dacca, Asiatic Society of Pakistan [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexander Cunningham, Sir; Alexander Cunningham, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Abu Imam.

Inhe was appointed to the newly created position of archaeological surveyor to the government of India; and he founded and organised what later became the Archaeological Survey of India.

He wrote numerous books and monographs and made extensive collections of artefacts. The Archaeological Survey of India is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for archaeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country.

It was founded in by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General. Resources for Alexander Cunningham. Resources by (64) Cunningham, Alexander Sir, [ Book, Microform: ] This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 81,) Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology Imam, Abu [ Book: ].

The Harappan Civilisation was first brought to academic light by Sir Alexander Cunningham, founder of the ASI, when he published a seal discovered there.

Archaeologist J Fleet then discovered a number of these seals at Harappa in and brought them to the notice of Marshall, who immediately dispatched D R Bhandarkar and Rakhal Das Bannerjee.

However, he was instrumental in discovering and restoring major Buddhist sites in India, including Sarnath, Sanchi, Kushinagar, Taxila, and Mahabodhi Vihar.

Sir Alexander Cunningham was a British army engineer born on Janu He took an interest in history and archaeology. At the age of 21, he was posted at Benaras (now Varanasi). Sir Alexander Cunningham and the beginnings of Indian archaeology by Abu Imam (Book) General index to the Reports of the Archaeological Survey of India, volumes I to XXIII: with a glossary and general table of contents by Vincent A Smith (Book).

By Sulekha Nair. In the mid th century, a young British officer arrived in India as a year-old to work with the Bengal Engineers and participate in the military campaigns of the East India Company.

But as it turned out, that officer would be forever remembered for a lot more than his military prowess. That officer was Sir Alexander Cunningham (), the founder of the.

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Cunningham, ioned: ble.Sir Alexander Cunningham KCIE CSI (23 January – 28 November ) was a British army engineer with the Bengal Engineer Group who later took an interest in the history and archaeology of India. In he was appointed to the newly created position of archaeological surveyor to the government of India; and he founded and organised what.Cunningham, Sir Alexander, –93, English archaeologist and army engineer; son of Allan Cunningham.

He retired () as a major general after 30 years of service with the Bengal engineers and then was head (–65, –85) of the archaeological survey of India.

In he was knighted.