This authoritative work, the first comprehensive study of its kind, traces the evolving archaeological scenario of the Indian subcontinent, area by area, phase by phase, from prehistory to the thirteenth century AD.
Books on archaeology and anthropological findings from the excavation of ancient Harappan and Indus Valley sites.
This volume tells the story of the modern discovery of the Harappan Civilization, starting in the early 19th century, when the city of Harappa was first visited by antiquarians.
Important essays on the pre-Indus period and after, helping set the wider and still really little known context for this civilization's rise.
These collected papers by leading international authorities on South Asian archaeology present material which may surprise the archaeological community and perhaps startle the educated laymen.
A really important book bringing together the data from many different scientific disciplines to spell out what (little) we know of humanoid history in the sub-continent. In many ways, a life's work by an important scientist who made important contributions to the study of Indus people and their forerunners.
The archaeological remains in the Gulf area are astounding, and still relatively unexplored. Michael Rice has produced the first up-to-date book, which encompasses all the recent work in the area.
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.
This volume explores multiple perceptions of Indian history and scholarship produced through archaeological fieldwork and related photography during the colonial period. The focus is on John Marshall, the man who really made the Archaeological Survey of India the formidable player it became in the reconstruction and preservation of Indian history. He announced and fostered the discovery of the ancient Indus civilization, even as the hard work on the ground was done by a handful of Indian archaeologists.
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