From Lineage to State: Social Formations of the Mid-First Millenium BC in the Ganga Valley

Paperback | October 1, 1991

byRomila Thapar

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This is an attempt to define Indian society in the crucial period of the mid-first millennium BC and in the seminal area of the Ganges Valley. It examines the major change from a lineage-based society to the establishment of state systems, and takes into account the emergence of a peasanteconomy and the process of urbanization.

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This is an attempt to define Indian society in the crucial period of the mid-first millennium BC and in the seminal area of the Ganges Valley. It examines the major change from a lineage-based society to the establishment of state systems, and takes into account the emergence of a peasanteconomy and the process of urbanization.

Romila Thapar is at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

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Format:PaperbackPublished:October 1, 1991Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195626753

ISBN - 13:9780195626759

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