The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology: The Archaeological Foundations of Ancient India: Stone Age to AD 13th Century

By: Dilip K. Chakrabarti

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A thematic, geographic, and temporal study, The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology offers a definitive introduction, area-by-area, phase-by-phase, to a whole range of archaeological data in the Indian subcontinent. Using a wide variety of sources ranging from earliest excavations to the most recent findings, this companion traces the archaeological scenario of the subcontinent, from the Stone Age to AD 13th century. Richly illustrated with photographs, figures, and maps, this volume will fill a long-felt lacuna in South Asian archaeological studies Key Features: # establishes the interconnections between regional geographies and related archaeological and historical issues # archaeological data and related evidence including inscriptions, coins, art, architecture as well as religious and iconographical frameworks are examined # covers various aspects of material and social life such as agriculture, metallurgy, pottery, internal and external trade, and religion # presents a succinct account of the archaeology of the Lakshadveep and the Andaman-Nicobar Islands # revisits the Aryan question and discusses the most recent developments in the field of archaeology including the sites unearthed by the tsunami in December 2004.

Title: The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology: The Archaeological Foundations of Ancient India: Stone Age to AD 13th Century

Author Name: Dilip K. Chakrabarti

Categories: India, Archaeology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2006

ISBN: 0195673425

ISBN 13: 9780195673425

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 x 29 Cm

Seller ID: 033743

Keywords: Indian Archaeology