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The Indus Civilization

Author : Gregory L. Possehl
ISBN : 0759101728
Genre : History
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A brief introduction to the history, archaeology, art, language, and culture of the Indus Valley civilization, written by the leading North American Indus archaeologist.
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Harappan Civilization

Author : Gregory L. Possehl
ISBN : 085668211X
Genre : Indus civilization
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Harappan Civilization And Rojdi

Author : Gregory L. Possehl
ISBN : 8120404041
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
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The Harappan Town Of Rojdi Has Been Known To Archaeologists For Several Decades And Has Been The Subject Of Extensive Excavation. The Present Book Is The First Substantial Publication On The Site And Presents Three New Insights Into The Nature Of The Harappan Civilization.
Category: Excavations (Archaeology)

The Ancient Indus Valley

Author : Jane McIntosh
ISBN : 9781576079072
Genre : History
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This work is a revealing study of the enigmatic Indus civilization and how a rich repertoire of archaeological tools is being used to probe its puzzles. * A chronological overview that establishes the important phases of the Indus civilization and places Indus society in the historical context of the development of South Asia * Illustrations showing speculative reconstructions of the Indus civilization's magnificent cities and photographs of artifacts from exquisite jewelry to beautiful carved seals
Category: History

Ancient Pakistan An Archaeological History

Author : Mukhtar Ahmed
ISBN : 9781495966439
Genre : History
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This is the third volume of a much larger project, Ancient Pakistan - An Archaeological History, which deals with the prehistory of Pakistan from the Stone Age to the end of the Harappan Civilization ca. 1500 BC. This particular volume, Harappan Civilization - The Material Culture, deals with the entire gambit of the urban phase of the Indus Civilization, from its beginning to its decay and the ultimate end. The books covers such topics as the origins, settlement pattern, subsistence economy, architecture, town planning, Indus seals, arts and crafts, metallurgy, decay, and the post-Harappan cultural landscape. Every chapter is profusely illustrated with colored sketches and colored photographs. An extensive bibliography is also provided.
Category: History

The Lost River

Author : Michel Danino
ISBN : 9789351187745
Genre : Literary Collections
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The Indian subcontinent was the scene of dramatic upheavals a few thousand years ago. The Northwest region entered an arid phase, and erosion coupled with tectonic events played havoc with river courses. One of them disappeared. Celebrated as -Sarasvati' in the Rig Veda and the Mahabharata, this river was rediscovered in the early nineteenth century through topographic explorations by British officials. Recently, geological and climatological studies have probed its evolution and disappearance, while satellite imagery has traced the river's buried courses and isotope analyses have dated ancient waters still stored under the Thar Desert. In the same Northwest, the subcontinent's first urban society"the Indus civilization"flourished and declined. But it was not watered by the Indus alone: since Aurel Stein's expedition in the 1940s, hundreds of Harappan sites have been identified in the now dry Sarasvati's basin. The rich Harappan legacy in technologies, arts and culture sowed the seeds of Indian civilization as we know it now. Drawing from recent research in a wide range of disciplines, this book discusses differing viewpoints and proposes a harmonious synthesis"a fascinating tale of exploration that brings to life the vital role the -lost river of the Indian desert' played before its waters gurgled to a stop.
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The Quest For The Origins Of Vedic Culture

Author : Edwin Bryant
ISBN : 9780199881338
Genre : Religion
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Western scholars have argued that Indian civilization was the joint product of an invading Indo-European people--the "Indo-Aryans"--and indigenous non-Indo European peoples. Although Indian scholars reject this European reconstruction of their country's history, Western scholarship gives little heed to their argument. In this book, Edwin Bryant explores the nature and origins of this fascinating debate.
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The Indus Civilization

Author : Dharma Pal Agrawal
ISBN : 8173053103
Genre : Excavations (Archaeology)
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Category: Excavations (Archaeology)