By Gwen Robbins Schug
A significant other to South Asia within the Past offers the definitive evaluate of study and data approximately South Asia’s prior, from the Pleistocene to the historical period in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, supplied by way of a very worldwide staff of experts.
- The such a lot entire and distinct scholarly remedy of South Asian archaeology and organic anthropology, supplying ground-breaking new principles and destiny challenges
- Provides an in-depth and wide view of the present kingdom of data approximately South Asia’s previous, from the Pleistocene to the historical period in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal
- A entire therapy of study in a vital sector for human evolution and biocultural adaptation
- A international workforce of students jointly current a various set of views on South Asian pre- and proto-history
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A Companion to South Asia in the Past by Gwen Robbins Schug