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Indian And France Studies in Rock Art
Author : Editor: D.N.Tripathi Executive Editor Prof.Kumar Ratnam
ISBN : 978-81-938457-1-4
Edition : 2019
Language : English
Size & Pages : 26,cm pp 230 Illus
Publisher : Agam Kala Prakashan
Format : Hardbound
Price : Rs. 1950


The Book
The Proceedings is a product of 3-day Joint
Indo-French seminar on Rock Art in India
and France, held in 2006 at Bhopal, under
the sponsorship of Indian Council Historical
Research which is a collection of 14 well
researched papers on various important
aspects of the theme under the title of India
and France: Studies in Rock Art.
The deliberations of the proceedings focused
on various character and issues related to the
study of rock art that include all sorts of
artistic expressions such as Paintings,
Engraving and Pecking drawn in the remote
past on bare surface of rocks, boulders,
caves and rock shelters.
It contains comparative study of rock art of
India and France. Almost all the regions,
significant for the rock art and rock
paintings of India, are deliberated by rock
art historians and archaeologists.
Prof. D.N. Tripathi retired as Head, Department of Ancient History, Archaeology and Culture and as Director, Rahul Peeth, Gorakhpur  University, Uttar Pradesh. He was Fellow of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla from 1999-2002; and during September-October 2003, He was Visiting Professor British Academy, UK. He was Chairman of ICHR, ICHR, from 2004-2007.
Professor Tripathi, a post-graduate in Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology from Allahabad University in 1958. He studied Greek Language from Athens University, Greece in 1970s and took Doctorate on Bronze work of Greece from Southampton University (UK) in 1976.Besides various foreign scholarships and participation in international conferences and seminars; he organized important national and international seminars. Having taught for four decades and guiding doctoral and post doctoral scholars, he has written a number of books and research articles on Indian and Greek studies.
His authored books include Bronzework of mainland Greece from 2600 BC to 1450 BC (1987), Archaeology and Tradition (1988), Cultural Interactions between India and Greece (1996), and Hinduism and Hellenism (2004).

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