South Asian Archaeology & History (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka)

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  1. A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day

    A Population History of India: From the First Modern People to the Present Day [Hardback]

    Tim Dyson (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780198829058
    Published by : Oxford University Press
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    A Population History of India provides an account of the size and characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country - very roughly seventy thousand years ago - until the modern day... .... Learn More
  2. The Indian Ocean Trade in Antiquity: Political, Cultural, and Economic Impacts

    The Indian Ocean Trade in Antiquity: Political, Cultural, and Economic Impacts [Hardback]

    Matthew Adam Cobb (Editor)

    £105.00

    ISBN: 9781138738263
    Published by : Routledge
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    The period from the death of Alexander the Great to the rise of the Islam (c. late fourth century BCE to seventh century CE) saw a significant growth in economic, diplomatic and cultural exchange between various civilisations in Africa, Europe and... .... Learn More
  3. Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma

    Relics and Relic Worship in Early Buddhism: India, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Burma [Paperback]

    Janice Stargardt (Editor)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780861592180
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 218
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    Among world religions, only Buddhism and Christianity attach a central significance to the role of relics. These two traditions, however, are different in both conceptual and material terms. In Buddhism, the most sacred relics are those considered... .... Learn More
  4. Problems of Chronology in Gandharan Art: Proceedings of the First International Workshop of the Gandhara Connections Project, University of Oxford, 23rd-24th March, 2017

    Problems of Chronology in Gandharan Art: Proceedings of the First International Workshop of the Gandhara Connections Project, University of Oxford, 23rd-24th March, 2017 [Paperback]

    Wannaporn Rienjang (Editor); Peter Stewart (Editor)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9781784918552
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Since the beginning of Gandharan studies in the nineteenth century, chronology has been one of the most significant challenges to the understanding of Gandharan art. Many other ancient societies, including those of Greece and Rome, have left a wea... .... Learn More
  5. Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia

    Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia [Hardback]

    Sarah Scott (Editor); Sarah Costello (Editor); Marta Ameri (Editor); Gregg Jamison (Editor)

    £125.00

    ISBN: 9781107194588
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
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    Studies of seals and sealing practices have traditionally investigated aspects of social, political, economic, and ideological systems in ancient societies throughout the Old World. Previously, scholarship has focused on description and documentat... .... Learn More
  6. Worlds Apart Trading Together: The organisation of long-distance trade between Rome and India in Antiquity

    Worlds Apart Trading Together: The organisation of long-distance trade between Rome and India in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Kasper Gronlund Evers (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784917425
    Published by : Archaeopress
    Series: Archaeopress Roman Archaeology
    Volume: 32
    Worlds Apart Trading Together sets out to replace the outdated notion of `Indo-Roman trade' with a more informed perspective integrating the new findings of the last 30 years. In order to accomplish this, a perspective focusing on concrete demand ... .... Learn More
  7. Early Microlithic Technologies and Behavioural Variability in Southern Africa and South Asia

    Early Microlithic Technologies and Behavioural Variability in Southern Africa and South Asia [Paperback]

    Laura Lewis (Author)

    £51.00

    ISBN: 9781407315522
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2861
    Microlith production is a distinctive and significant stone tool technology. However, inter-regional comparative analyses of microlithic industries are rare, and tend to homogenise these industries by focussing analytical attention on retouched to... .... Learn More
  8. A Time of Change: Questioning the "Collapse" of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

    A Time of Change: Questioning the "Collapse" of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka [Paperback]

    Keir Magalie Strickland (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781784916329
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This book reassesses the apparent collapse of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka, through explicit reference to the archaeological record. The study of Anuradhapura's terminal period has long been dominated by an over-reliance upon textual sources, resulting... .... Learn More
  9. Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship

    Heroic Saktism: The Cult of Durga in Ancient Indian Kingship [Hardback]

    Bihani Sarkar (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780197266106
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs
    Heroic 'Saktism is the belief that a good king and a true warrior must worship the goddess Durga, the form and substance of kingship. This belief formed the bedrock of ancient Indian practices of cultivating political power. Wildly dangerous and s... .... Learn More
  10. Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History

    Sri Lanka at the Crossroads of History [Paperback]

    Zoltan Biedermann (Editor); Alan Strathern (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781911307846
    Published by : UCL Press
    The peoples of Sri Lanka have participated in far-flung trading networks, religious formations, and Asian and European empires for millennia. This interdisciplinary volume sets out to draw Sri Lanka into the field of Asian and Global History by sh... .... Learn More

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