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The ancient South Asian world

Author: Jonathan M Kenoyer; Kimberley Burton Heuston
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2005.
Series: World in ancient times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces the history, civilization, and peoples of ancient South Asia and examines the legacy of this world on the contemporary cultures of the countries which make up South Asia today.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan M Kenoyer; Kimberley Burton Heuston
ISBN: 0195222431 9780195222432 0195174224 9780195174229
OCLC Number: 56413341
Description: 172 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beads in the backyard --
Mountains and monsoons --
Stone serpents --
Farmers and herders --
Gadgets galore --
Walls and wells --
Scratches, seals, and symbols --
The cities of the Indus --
Going shopping --
By land and by sea --
Dying rivers and growing cities --
Fire and sacrifice --
Two great adventures --
New Gods --
Two gentle religions --
Empires and evidence --
With friends like these, who needs enemies? --
Nothing but a zero --
Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha --
The example of service --
Who's in charge here, anyway? --
A place for everyone and everyone in her place --
South Asia's golden age --
Gods, caves, and Kalidasa --
The people are fond of festivity.
Series Title: World in ancient times.
Responsibility: Jonathan Mark Kenoyer & Kimberley Heuston.
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Learn about the history and civilizations from ancient South Asia through the study of a variety of archaeological discoveries.  Read more...

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