Established in 1969, Manohar is a publishing house and a bookseller serving individuals and libraries. We export books by mail and have a bookstore at Ansari Road in Delhi.
Manohar initially sold only rare and out of print publications, but soon branched out into local sale/export of new books published in India, and then into publishing of scholarly works under its own imprint.
28 September, 2012
Current Studies on Indus Valley Civilization (Vol. IX)
Current Studies on Indus Valley
Civilization (Vol. IX)
By- Toshiki Osada and Hitoshi
book contains papers concerning several animals, i.e. crocodile, ass and
unicorn written by the Finnish eminent scholar on Indus script, Professor Asko Parpola
and his colleague in Helsinki University, Professor Juha Janhunen who has
specialized on the Mongolic, Tugusic and Turkic languages widely spoken in
Eurasia. These animals’ motifs are found not only in the Indus seals but also
in the several mythological literatures from Eurasia, including India.
Another contributor is Professor Ajithprasad of Maharaja Sayajirao
University, Baroda, Gujarat. His paper deals with issues related to the early
Chalcolithic regional tradition of north Gujarat in western India.
Osada is a
Professor at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto and
the leader of Indus Project. He has conducted extensive field research on the
language and culture of Munda since 1984. He edited the book titled Indus
Civilization: Text and Context Vol. 1 (2006) and Vol. 2 (2009), and edited
with Dr. Uesugi the RIHN-Manohar Indus Project series titled Current Studies
on the Indus Civilization.
Endo is a
researcher scholar at the RIHN. He has carried extensive fieldworks at several
archaeological sites in Egypt, Mesopotamia and around the Indus.
ISBN 978-81-7304-948-4 2012 278p.