Volume Three contains 1643 records on South Asia selected from the ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index database at www.abia.net. Volume Three has been compiled by specialists of the ABIA Project stationed at Leiden, Colombo, New Delhi, Dhaka, Kathmandu and Peshawar. It features a selection of publications in print published between 2002 and 2007 on prehistory and protohistory, historical archaeology, art history (from ancient to contemporary), material culture, epigraphy and palaeography, numismatics and sigillography.
Covered are South Asia and culturally related regions of Afghanistan, South Uzbekistan, South Tajikistan and Tibet. The bibliographic descriptions (with the original diacritics), controlled keywords and elucidating annotations make this reference work into a reliable guide to recent scholarly work in the fields of the ABIA Index.
Sita Pieris, M.A.(1989), University of Colombo, has been a lecturer in US and Sri Lankan History at tertiary level, co-editor-in-chief of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee volumes, coordinating editor of ICOMOS scientific journals and national volumes. She has been a general editor for Asian publications of the ABIA project (2002-2009).
Ellen M. Raven, Ph.D. (1991), University of Leiden, teaches South Asian arts at the Leiden Institute for Area Studies of the University of Leiden. She is an Indologist who publishes on Indian numismatics. She is also the general editor for western publications of the ABIA Project, stationed in Leiden.
Academic libraries, museum libraries, academics (Indologists), curators, students; relevant subjects: arts, archaeology, material culture, ancient history, inscriptions and coins of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Tibet