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Purāṇas, History and Itihāsas

Mishra, Vidya Nivas [u.a.] [Hrsg.]:
Purāṇas, History and Itihāsas / edited by Vidya Nivas Mishra & N. S. S. Raman. - New Delhi : Published by Centre for Studies in Civilizations for the Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture ; distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 2014. - xxxi, 782 S. - (History of Science, Philosophy, and Culture in Indian Civilization ; v. 1, pt. 6)
ISBN 978-81-87586-65-4
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1. N. S. S. Raman:
Introduction: Significance of the Purāṇas and the Itihāsas for India's Cultural History. 3
2. Vidya Niwas Mishra:
A Genesis of Purāṇa and Itihāsa. 31
3. S.N. Roy:
Interaction between Purāṇa and Itihāsa, Smṛti, Āgama and Kāvya Literature. 37
4. N. S. S. Raman:
The Symbolic and the Rational Significance of Itihāsa, Purāṇa and History. 47
5. N. S. S. Raman:
Have Indians No Sense of History? 57
6. Kapil Deo Pandey:
A Traditional Stratification of Purāṇic Literature. 71
7. Rajendra Mishra:
Purāṇic Geography and Purāṇic World View. 79
8. Sibesh Bhattachary:
The Historical Universe of the Purāṇas. 91
9. S.N. Roy:
The Historical Canvas of the Purāṇas. 105
10. Mohan Gupta:
Purāṇic Dynasties: An Interpretation. 111
11. Rajendra Shukla:
Kāla-gaṇanā in the Purāṇas. 165
12. N. Gangadharan:
Purāṇas as a Source of Cultural History - I. 193
13. S. G. Kantawala:
Purāṇas as a Source of Cultural History - II. 221
14. V. C. Srivastava:
Agni-Purāṇa as a Source of Cultural History. 227
15. G. C. Srivastava:
The Idea of God in the Purāṇas. 251
16. G. C. Srivastava:
Philosophical Concepts in Śrīmad-Devībhāgavata. 291
17. S. R. Bhatt:
Rājadharma in Mahābhārata and Other Indian Classics. 331
18. G. C. Srivastava:
Social Thought of the Purāṇas. 345
19. Rakesh Kumar Singh:
Political Theories Described in Agni Purāṇa. 391
20. G. C. Nayak:
The Doctrine of Incarnation (Avatāra) in the Bhāgavata Purāṇa. 413
21. Bijayananda Kar:
The Skanda Purāṇa: A Critical Reappraisal. 427
22. N. Gangadharan:
Advaita in the Purāṇa. 443
23. Sethu Ramaswamy:
The Periya Purāṇam: Treasure House of Śaivite Hagiographies. 481
24. V. C. Srivastava:
The Upapurāṇa as History: The Case of the Sāmba Purāṇa. 497
25. N. S. S. Raman:
The Nature of Significance of Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa as an Epic, Scripture and History. 515
26. Saral Jhingran:
Rām Kathā and Rām Bhakti Tradition in India. 537
27. Susmita Pande:
Kṛṣṇa Kathā in the Vaiṣṇava Purāṇas (A Study in Historiography, Myth and Symbol). 563
28. Vijaya Ramaswamy:
Tamil Women and a Mahābhārata Myth. 581
29. D. P. Agrawal:
D. P. Chattopadhayaya's philosophy of History. 597
30. Uma Pant:
Historiography of Indian Philosophy. 615
31. N. S. S. Raman:
Historiography of Śaivism with Special Reference to Āgamas, Purāṇas and the Philosophical Systems. 627
32. Pramod Kumar Singh:
Kalhaṇa as a Poet and Chronicler: Rājataraṅginī Revisited. 651
33. Shashank Srivastava:
Bibliography as History: The Case of Mādhavācārya's Śrī Śaṅkaradigvijaya. 659
34. V. C. Srivastava:
Travel Diaries as History: The Case of the Chinese Buddhist Monks to India. 681
35. Kalpika Mukherjee:
Historicity of Aśvaghoṣa's Buddhacarita. 735
36. N. S. S. Raman:
Historiography of Indian Buddhism. 747
Index. 773

The late) Vidya Nivas Mishra was Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Central Institute of Hindi, Agra. The co-editor, (the late) N.S.S. Raman was Professor of Philosophy and Dean, Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

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  1. Mishra, Vidya Nivas, N. S. S. Raman (2014).  Purāṇas, History and Itihāsas. History of Science, Philosophy, and Culture in Indian Civilization ; 1,6. xxxi, 782 S.