India, the ancient past : a history of the Indian sub-continent from c. 7000 BC to AD 1200
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London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
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Shirlington Adult Nonfiction
934 AVARI
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This carefully crafted study presents the fascinating story of the development and establishment of India’s culture and civilization from early pre-history through to the early second millennium.

Encompassing topics such as the Harappan Civilization, the rise of Hindu culture, the influx of Islam in the eighth and the eleventh/twelfth centuries and key empires, states and dynasties, India: The Ancient Past engages with methodological and controversial issues.

Key features of this illustrated guide include:

  • a range of maps illustrating different temporal and geographical regions
  • selected source extracts at the end of each chapter, for review and reflection
  • questions for discussion.

This book provides comprehensive coverage of the political, spiritual, cultural and geographical history of India, making it an enriching read for anyone with an interest in this captivating period of history.

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Book
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xviii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780415356169 (pbk.), 0415356156 (hbk.), 9780415356152 (hbk.), 0415356164 (pbk.)

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [264]-278) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Avari, B. (2007). India, the ancient past: a history of the Indian sub-continent from c. 7000 BC to AD 1200. London ; New York: Routledge.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Avari, Burjor. 2007. India, the Ancient Past: A History of the Indian Sub-continent From C. 7000 BC to AD 1200. London ; New York: Routledge.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Avari, Burjor, India, the Ancient Past: A History of the Indian Sub-continent From C. 7000 BC to AD 1200. London ; New York: Routledge, 2007.

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Avari, Burjor. India, the Ancient Past: A History of the Indian Sub-continent From C. 7000 BC to AD 1200. London ; New York: Routledge, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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