Understanding Harappa: Civilization in the Greater Indus Valley by Shereen RatnagarUnderstanding Harappa: Civilization in the Greater Indus Valley by Shereen Ratnagar

Understanding Harappa: Civilization in the Greater Indus Valley

byShereen Ratnagar

Paperback | November 3, 2015

Pricing and Purchase Info

$41.00

Earn 205 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Quantity:

Ships within 1-3 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

This slim volume is an attempt to rouse the interest of students and non-specialists in the early civilization of the Indus valley and adjoining regions of Pakistan and India. The challenges of archaeological interpretation are discussed, together with maps, site plans and illustrations of artefacts, but the evidence is presented in social terms rather than in a technical way. In an attempt to cast an overall perspective, the Indus civilization is presented in the context of contemporary cultural development in South Asia as well as Western and Central Asia. The third edition of this volume included references to new ideas on the Indus civilization and to excavations at a small but significant site. This revised and updated fourth edition contains additional material on Dholavira and the harnessing of flash-floods.

Shereen Ratnagar took her training in the archaeology of India at the Deccan College, Pune, and in Mesopotamian archaeology at the University of London Institute of Archaeology. She taught for many years at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Her publications include Encounters: The Westerly Trade of the Harappa Civilization...
Loading
Title:Understanding Harappa: Civilization in the Greater Indus ValleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 3, 2015Publisher:Tulika BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:938238166X

ISBN - 13:9789382381662

Look for similar items by category:

Reviews