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India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Dilip Chakrabarti


The increased pace of archaeological research in recent decades has provided a connected account of the history of prehistoric and early historic India primarily on the basis of archaeology. This book charts the flow of India's grassroots archaeological history in all its continuities and diversities from its Palaeolithic beginnings to ad 300 when early historic India assumed its basic form. Beginning with the first stone tools in the subcontinent, the book weaves India's archaeological history in all the areas and multiple strands of development till the early historic foundations. It also di ... More

Keywords: prehistoric India, early historic India, archaeology, subcontinent, India, prehistoric studies, village life, Indus civilization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780198064121
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dilip Chakrabarti, author
Cambridge University