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A Companion to South Asia in the Past

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Editor: Gwen Robbins Schug
Editor: Subhash R. Walimbe
Publication Date: May 2016
Language: English
Book webpage: http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1119055482.html
Abstract:

A Companion to South Asia in the Past provides the definitive overview of research and knowledge about South Asia’s past, from the Pleistocene to the historic era in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, provided by a truly global team of experts.

  • The most comprehensive and detailed scholarly treatment of South Asian archaeology and biological anthropology, providing ground-breaking new ideas and future challenges 
  • Provides an in-depth and broad view of the current state of knowledge about South Asia’s past, from the Pleistocene to the historic era in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal
  • A comprehensive treatment of research in a crucial region for human evolution and biocultural adaptation
  • A global team of scholars together present a varied set of perspectives on South Asian pre- and proto-history

 

Subject Keywords: Palaeoanthropology, paleolithic archaeology, archaeogenetics, archaeological, bioarchaeology, biocultural diversity, Pleistocene era, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Asia, Indian archaeology, physical anthropology, Indian anthropology
Series: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
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Number of Volumes: 1
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Publisher's URL: www.wiley.com/go/anthropology
Number of Pages: 600
ISBN: 978-1-119-05548-8