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In search of the cradle of civilization : new light on ancient India

Author: Georg Feuerstein; Subhash Kak; David Frawley
Publisher: Wheaton, IL : Quest Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Quest edView all editions and formats
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Presents new ideas and research on the cultural history of ancient India, including the idea that Sumer was not the cradle of civilization.
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Feuerstein, Georg.
In search of the cradle of civilization.
Wheaton, IL : Quest Books, 1995
(OCoLC)604211263
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Feuerstein; Subhash Kak; David Frawley
ISBN: 0835607208 9780835607209 0835607410 9780835607414
OCLC Number: 32051035
Description: xx, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Revisioning the past, envisioning the future --
The Vedas : pyramids of the spirit --
The Aryans : exploding a scientific myth --
An archaeological surprise : the cities of the Indus Valley --
The great catastrophe and the reconstruction of early Indic civilization --
The vedic peoples in the land of the seven rivers : the literary perspective --
Deciphering the Indus-Sarasvati script --
The dawn of the Indic civilization : the Neolithic town of Mehrgarh --
Why the Aryan invasion never happened : seventeen arguments --
The spiritual heritage of ancient India --
The birth of science in ritual --
Vedic myths and their astronomical basis --
India and the West --
The Vedas and perennial wisdom.
Responsibility: Georg Feuerstein, Subhash Kak, and David Frawley.
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Presents new ideas and research on the cultural history of ancient India, including the idea that Sumer was not the cradle of civilization.

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