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Title: Rise of Civilization in India and Pakistan
Author: Allchin, Bridget
Additional Authors or Contributors: Raymond Allchin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1982
Paperback; ISBN: 9780521285506
Volumes: 1; Pages: 392
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Incorporating the latest scientific and archaeological discoveries, this history chronicles the development of civilization in India and Pakistan from its origins to the emergence of regional cultures and the spread of Indo-Aryan speaking peoples.
List of tables and figures; Preface; 1. Archaeology in South Asia; Part I. Constituent Elements: 2. Prehistoric environments; 3. The earliest South Asians; 4. Hunter-gatherers and nomadic pastoralists; 5. The first agricultural communities; Part II. Indus Urbanism: 6. The early Indus period; 7. The mature Indus civilization--I; 8. The mature Indus civilization--II; Part III. The Legacy of the Indus Civilization: 9. The aftermath of the Indus civilization in the Indus and Ganges systems; 10. The aftermath of the Indus civilization in Peninsular India; 11. The arrival of Indo-Aryan speaking people and the spread of the Indo-Aryan languages; 12. The Iron Age and the emergence of classical Indian civilization; 13. Subcontinental unity and regional diversity; Select general bibliography; Index.