Atlas of Ancient Indian History

Hardcover | September 20, 2012

byIrfan Habib, Faiz Habib

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This coloured atlas provides detailed information on various aspects of ancient India - society, economy, polity. Individual maps pertaining to distinct historical periods explore the kingdoms and dynasties, geopolitical orbits, cropping and vegetation patterns, minerals, industries and othereconomic activities. The maps cover the entire period from early beginnings of civilization to the early medieval. Based on recent excavations and research, each map deals with a historical period. Supported by a detailed description in the accompanying text, the maps address contemporary debates. The atlas covers prehistory and Stone Age Cultures, Indus Civilization, Vedic Age, Age of Buddha, Mauryan India andGupta Age. In addition it has separate maps for ecomonic, political and culture aspects of India for the periods 200 BC-AD300; AD300-AD500; and AD500-AD750. The book has a preface and an exhaustive index comprising the coordinates of every historical place marked in the maps.

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This coloured atlas provides detailed information on various aspects of ancient India - society, economy, polity. Individual maps pertaining to distinct historical periods explore the kingdoms and dynasties, geopolitical orbits, cropping and vegetation patterns, minerals, industries and othereconomic activities. The maps cover the enti...

Irfan Habib is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Aligarh Muslim University. Faiz Habib is cartographer in the Department of History at Aligarh Muslim University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:104 pages, 4.33 × 11.81 × 0.1 inPublished:September 20, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198065647

ISBN - 13:9780198065647

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Table of Contents

PrefaceMap 1. Physical FeaturesMap 2 Rainfall PatternMap 3. Evolution and Diffusion of HumankindMap 4. Neolithic IndiaMap 5. Indus CivilizationMap 6 Archaeological CulturesMap 7 Expansion of the Aryan ZonesMap 8 India: 600 BC -320 BCMap 9 Mauryan IndiaMap 10 India: Epigraphic 200 BC - 300 ADMap 11 India: Economic AD 1 - AD 300Map 12 India: The Guptas and Contemporaries AD 300-AD 550Map 13 India in the Seventh Century, PoliticalMap 14 India: Economic AD 300-AD 700BibliographyIndex