Time as a Metaphor of History: Early India: The Krishna Bharadwaj Memorial Lecture
Graduate studies at Western
OUP India (1996)
|Abstract||Romila Thapar 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 of found in familiar historical forms. The author argues for the existence of historical consciousness in early India, on the evidence of early texts.|
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