Books and Monographs

  1. Srinivasan, S and Ranganathan, R. 2014, ‘India’s legendary wootz steel’, Chennai, Universities Press.
  2. Srinivasan, S, and Ranganathan, S., 2013, Minerals and Metals in India, NIAS Backgrounder, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore.
  3. Juleff, G., Srinivasan, S. and Ranganathan, S. 2011, ‘Pioneering metallurgy: origins of iron and steel making in the southern Indian subcontinent. Telengana Field Survey, Interim Report 2011’, National Institute of Advanced Studies and University of Exeter.
  4. Srinivasan, S. 2008. Finger-printing of Bronzes. Bulletin of the Government Museum, New Series-General Section, Vol. XVI, No. 4: 1-27.
  5. Srinivasan, S and Ranganathan, R. 2004, ‘India’s legendary wootz steel: an advanced material of the ancient world’, National Institute of Advanced Studies and Indian Institute of Science, supported by Tatasteel.

Published Papers

  1. Srinivasan, S. 2014, ‘Aesthetics and Foundations of Science: insights from Indian metallurgical traditions’, In: B.V. Sreekantan (ed), Foundation of Sciences, Vol XIII, Part 5, History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian civilization, Delhi: Pearson, pp. 210-254.
  2. Srinivasan, S., 2013, ‘Iconographic trends in Rama worship: Insights from techno-cultural studies of bronzes’, Conference on ‘The Ramayana in Literature, Society and the Arts’, Feb 1-2, CPR Publications, CP Ramaswamy Aiyar Institute of Indological Research, Chennai, pp 345-62.
  3. Srinivasan, S. 2013, ‘Megalithic and surviving binary high-tin bronze traditions in southern India: Tracing binary bronze usage to Harappan times’, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Springer, 66 (5-6): 731-737.
  4. Srinivasan, S. 2013, “Techno-cultural Perspectives on Medieval Southeast Asia and Southern India: Pallava Bronzes and Beyond”, in Materializing Southeast Asia’s Past: Selected Papers from the 12th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 2, ed. Marijke J. Klokke and Veronique Degroot, pp. 167-78 (Singapore: NUS Press).
  5. Srinivasan, S. 2013, Indian iron and steel, with special reference to southern India, In World of Iron, ed Jane Humphris and T.H. Rehren, London, Archetype Press: pp. 83-90.

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Dr Sharada Srinivasan
National Institute of Advanced Studies,
Indian Institute of Science Campus,
Bangalore 560012,
Telephone: 91-80-22185125
FAX: 91-80-22185028