Title: Time as a Metaphor of History:Early India
Author: Thapar, Romila
Description: This book suggests that cyclic and linear time were both used in India, but their functions differed. Cyclic time occurs frequently in cosmological contexts and linear time in historical sources. The author argues that historical consciousness existed in early India.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1996, 53 pp., PB
Item Code: 9.7802E+12