The rise and origins of urbanization in India, Pakistan and Nepal is discussed in this work by scholars in a wide range of disciplines with three important essays that deal with Indus urbanization.
"I have a book open before me on my desk which is about the ancient civilisation of Mohenjo-daro. Apart from the pottery, toys, figurines and ornaments, diggings at Mohenjo-daro . . .."
There is a dearth of ancient Indus-based fiction in English; there are even fewer works in Hindi or Urdu. Yakoob Yawar's Dilmun is among the very few exceptions (indeed, it was the second novel ever to be set in the ancient Indus civilization, 50 years after the Hindi Murdon ka Teela by Rangeya Raghava).
This nearly 400 page illustrated volume by Dr. Amendra Nath from 2014 covers three seasons of excavations (1997-2000), and is "drawn on the lines of the Wheeler Committee Report-1965." As the start of a record about this extensive, important major ancient Indus site, it is invaluable.
An outstandingly vivid recreation of one of the world's great yet all-but-lost ancient civilizations.
The first real collection of Indus signs upon which attempts at decipherments could start to be made.
A brief account of the revolt in Balochistân, an episode merely of the great political drama enacted west of the Indus, as described by one of the first Europeans to write about Harappa.
Volume 2 of the most comprehensive listing of ancient Indus seals covers collections in Pakistan, including many seals found in Harappa and Mohenjo-daro before Independence.