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The Indo-Aryans of ancient South Asia : language, material culture and ethnicity

Author: George Erdosy
Publisher: New Delhi Munshiram Manoharlal 1997
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Indian edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: tanulmánygyűjtemény
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Erdosy
ISBN: 8121507901 9788121507905
OCLC Number: 1015019299
Notes: Korvin Gábor kvt
Description: xxii, 417 p. ill., térkép 25 cm
Contents: Foreword to the Series --
Preface --
List of contributors --
I. Theoretical perspectives --
1. Language, material culture and ethnicity: Theoretical perspectives / Erdosy, George --
2. Have Aryans been identified in the prehistoric skeletal record from South Asia? Biological anthropology and concepts of ancient races / Kennedy, Kenneth A. R. --
3. Vedic Aryans, non-Vedic Aryans, and non-Aryans: Judging the linguistic evidence of the Veda / Deshpande, Madhav M. --
4. Early Indian history: Linguistic and textual parametres / Witzel, Michael --
5. The concepts of "cultural traditon" and "palaeoethnicity" in South Asian archaeology / Shaffer, Jim G. and Lichtenstein, Diane A. --
6. The Avesta as source for the early history of the Iranians / Skjaervø, P. Oktor --
7. The Aryan question: Some general considerations / Sharma, Arvind --
II Historical perspectives --
8. South Asia from a Central Asian perspective / Hiebert, Fredrik T. --
9. Central Asia and the Rgveda: The archaeological evidence / Fairservis, Walter A. --
10. Interaction systems, specialised crafts and culture change: The Indus Valley Tradition and the Indo-Gangetic Tradition in South Asia / Kenoyer, Jonathan Mark --
11. Reconstructing social context from language: Indo-Aryan and Dravidian prehistory / Southworth, Franklin C. --
12. Dialect variation in Old and Middle Indo-Aryan / Norman, K.R. --
13. On drawing socio-linguistic distinctions in Old Indo-Aryan: The question of Ksatriya Sanskrit and related problems / Salomon, Richard --
14. Ṛgvedic history: poets, chieftains and polities / Witzel, Michael --
15. The problem of the Aryans and the Soma: Textual-linguistic and archaeological evidence / Parpola, Asko --
16. The problem of the Aryans and the Soma: The botanical evidence / Nyberg, Harri --
Author Index --
General Index
Responsibility: ed. by George Erdosy.


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