Prehistory of India
by H.D. Sankalia
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|Publisher:||Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
|Binding Type:||Leather / fine binding
|Pages:||pp. xvi + 211, 44 Figures, Illus., 45 Plates, Maps (2 Folded), Index, Glossary, Appendix, Biblio., Line Drawings
The Title "Prehistory of India " is written by H.D. Sankalia. This book was published in the year 2010. The ISBN number 8121502772|9788121502771 is assigned to the Leather / fine binding version of this title. The publisher of this title is Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers. Prehistory of India is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.
Prehistory of India gives a vivid account of the conditions of man in the Indian sub-continent during the period antecedent to the dawn of history. The narrative is diligently pieced from the study of man's environs and remains at Harappa. Ahar, Malwa, Jorwe, Southern Neolithic and other cultures. It presents in a absorbing manner the indomitable courage and remarkable ingenuity displayed by man in subjugating the primordial environment. The illustrations enhance the perspicuity of the text.
This is written for the general reader to stimulate his curiousity and whet his appetite for the choice delicacies pre-history has to offer, without in anyway detracting from its utility to the scholar.
Dr. H.D. Sankalia is an eminent archaeologist and academician. He has several outstanding publications to his credit, including Prehistory and Protohistory of India and Pakistan, Stone Age Tools, their Techniques and Some Aspects of Prehistoric Technology. His numerous articles in several Indian and foreign journals have been widely appreciated.
He retired as Director of the Deccan College, Poona, in December 1973, and has been appointed in the same Institute as Professor Emeritius in Archaeology for life.
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Chap. I : INTRODUCTION :
What is Prehistory; the Three Ages; Economic Basis of Prehistory; World-Prehistory-Europe; Africa; Southwest Asia; China; Japan; Burma; Malaya; Indonesia; Australia and New Zealand; America
Chap. II : PREHISTORY IN INDIA :
Glacial and Peri-Glacial Areas; Peninsular India; The Stone Age; Tools and the Lifeways of Early Man; Comparative Table
Chap. III : COLONIZATION AND BEGINNING OF CIVILIZATION :
Baluchistan and Afghanistan; Afghanistan and North-West Frontier Province; Pre-Harappan Cultures; The Harappan Culture; Ahar or the Banas Culture; Malwa Culture; Kayatha Culture; Navdatoli Culture; Jorwe Culture
Chap. IV : SOUTHERN NEOLITHIC AND OTHER CULTURES :
The Iron Age in South India; Types of Megalithic Monuments; Eastern Neolithic and Chalcolithic Cultures; the Northern Neolithic Culture; the Copper Hoard Culture
Chap. V : CONCLUSIONS