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The rise of civilization in India and Pakistan

Author: Bridget Allchin; F Raymond Allchin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Series: Cambridge world archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This title traces the origins and development of culture in India and Pakistan from its earliest roots in Palaeolithic times, through the rise and disintegration of the great Indus Civilization to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Allchin; F Raymond Allchin
ISBN: 0521242444 9780521242448 052128550X 9780521285506
OCLC Number: 8193940
Description: xiv, 379 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: List of tables and figures --
Preface --
1. Archaeology in South Asia --
Part I. Constituent Elements: 2. Prehistoric environments --
3. The earliest South Asians --
4. Hunter-gatherers and nomadic pastoralists --
5. The first agricultural communities --
Part II. Indus Urbanism: 6. The early Indus period --
7. The mature Indus civilization --
I --
8. The mature Indus civilization --
II --
Part III. The Legacy of the Indus Civilization: 9. The aftermath of the Indus civilization in the Indus and Ganges systems --
10. The aftermath of the Indus civilization in Peninsular India --
11. The arrival of Indo-Aryan speaking people and the spread of the Indo-Aryan languages --
12. The Iron Age and the emergence of classical Indian civilization --
13. Subcontinental unity and regional diversity --
Select general bibliography --
Series Title: Cambridge world archaeology.
Responsibility: Bridget and Raymond Allchin.
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'... an indispensable piece of synthesis for the research student and a fascinating and scholarly reference book for the general reader.' The Times Education Supplement

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