This much-hyped book, a hefty 700 pages, tries to write a "new history of humanity" by undermining the standard preconception that there was some sort of inevitable march towards cities and states and
Early civilization in Pakistan from the 8th to the 2nd millenium B.C. Beautifully illustrated with essays by a number of prominent European scholars.
A revised edition of Shereen Ratnagar's Encounters: The Westerly Trade of the Harappa Civilization. The book explores the scope of the trading contacts of the centres that fell within the "Indus Valley" civilizations.
The detailed and highly informative excavation reports from the only American-sponsored pre-partition Indus excavations at this manufacturing site in Sindh. Available online.
Volume 1 of the most comprehensive listing of ancient Indus seals, covering those in Indian collections, many found in Mohenjo-daro and Harappa before Independence.
His vengeance and the path to evil will lead him to the door of the Nagas, the serpent people. Of that he is certain. The evidence of the malevolent rise of evil is everywhere.
One of the least understood or investigated issues is the prehistory of the Indian subcontinent, long before the Indus civilization (3500-1700 BCE) and before Mehrgarh (ca. 7000 BCE). Fortunately
Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, vol. 86. Of all the untapped veins to mine in ancient Indus studies, none may be as rich as the thousands of figurines excavated from all sites.
Once in a while a book – in this case a graphic novel – comes along that upends what one thinks can be done through a medium for a subject. This book by Nikhil Gulati – with the expert assistance of Dr. Jonathan Mark Kenoyer – is one of the moments.