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D D Kosambi

D D KOSAMBI (1907 – 1966) was best known as a mathematician, but was endowed with a truly Renaissance versatility. His formula for chromosome distance occupies a central place in classical genetics. His work on coins makes the numismatics of hoards into an exact science. An unrivalled collection of microliths, the discovery of Brahmi inscription at Karle, and of a remarkable number of archaeology. His editions of the poetry of Bhratrihari and of the oldest known Sanskrit anthology are land-marks in Indian text-criticism.
List of Books written by D D Kosambi


The Culture and Civilisation of Ancient India in Historical Outline, 1/e

Vikas Publishing


  • 9780706986136
  • 256 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.445.00


This is a strikingly original work, the first real cultural history of India. The main features of the Indian character are traced back into remote antiquity as the natural outgrowth of a historical process. Did the change from food gathering and the pastoral life to agriculture make new religions necessary? Why did the Indus cities vanish with hardly a trace and leave no memory? Who were the ...

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