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11 June 2010

History of the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) 1961 to 1998

11 Jun 2010

Center for South Asia Studies Materials, Center for South Asia Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, US.

Supplied note:
"Dear All, Maureen Patterson's and my book, A HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF INDIAN STUDIES, 1961 TO 1998, can now be downloaded. Go to: [the URL below] It's 690 pages long [5.14 MB PDF - ed.]; so you may want to go to the Index and download only those pages that refer to you!
Thanks to each of you who contributed much to the AIIS [http://www.indiastudies.org/ - ed.] over the years. Warmly, Joe Elder, University of Wisconsin."

# Creator: Elder, Joseph W.; Patterson, Maureen L.P.
# Date: 2010
# Subject: India; AIIS; American Institute of Indian Studies.
# Abstract: [from the preface] "The American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) was set up in 1961 with W. Norman Brown as its first president. Brown, long-time Professor of Sanskrit at the University of Pennsylvania, and a handful of fellow scholars of India had labored for three decades to establish an American research center in India to carry out a wide array of humanistic and social science studies of the subcontinent. The genesis, development, and history of the Institute are the subjects of this study."
# Description: Contents include: Chronology of the American Institute of Indian Studies, A History of the American Institute of Indian Studies 1961 to 1998, and an appendix of the Publications of the American Institute of Indian Studies 1961-1998.

URL http://minds.wisconsin.edu/handle/1793/38774

Internet Archive (web.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract]

Link reported by: Joe Elder (elder--at--ssc.wisc.edu), forwarded by h-asia--at--h-net.msu.edu

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