Urban Form and Meaning in South Asia: The Shaping of Cities from Prehistoric to Precolonial Times

Urban Form and Meaning in South Asia by

The rise and origins of urbanization in India, Pakistan and Nepal is discussed in this work by scholars in a wide range of disciplines. Three important essays that deal with Indus urbanization, Jean-Francois Jarrige's The Early Architectural Traditions of Greater Indus as Seen from Mehrgarh, Baluchistan, Michael R.N. Jansen's Mohenjo-daro: Type Site of the Earliest Urbanization Process in South Asia, and Jim G. Shaffer's Reurbanization: The Eastern Punjab and Beyond.