Archaeo-Anthropology of Chhattisgarh

By: A.K. Sharma

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The book is a comprehensive account of recently conducted explorations and excavations by the author in Chhattisgarh. The book brings out the richness of cultural heritage, particularly during megalithic times, of Chhattisgarh. It gives a detailed account of the results of the excavations conducted by the author, at Sorar-Karkabhat-a nucleuse megalithic site. It establishes the link between central Indian megaliths and those of northeast India and shows how during the first millennium B.C. the entire country was engulfed by this great culture overpowering all natural and geographical boundaries, right from Ladakli to Kanyakumari and Manipur 10 Kutch. The book gives a vivid account of the life of the people during the megalithic period in Chhaitisgarh. The religio-socio-economic relations between different castes in a village of the region have been comprehensively brought out, on the basis of fieldwork by the author. It is hoped that the book will be found useful to both archaeologists and anthropologists. Contents: - Preface; 1. Introduction 2. The Background 3. Geology and Environment 4. Megalithic Sites in Chhattisgarh and Bastar 5. Excavations at Karkabhat : Sorar - the Nucleus Site 6. Inferences 7. The Views : The Emerging Pattern 8. Explorations

Title: Archaeo-Anthropology of Chhattisgarh

Author Name: A.K. Sharma

Categories: India, Archaeology, Sociology & Anthropology,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 2002

ISBN: 8175740965

ISBN 13: 9788175740969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 23 x 29 Cm

Seller ID: 037994

Keywords: Archaeology Anthropology Chhattisgarh India