The Oxford Companion to Indian Archaeology: The Archaeological Foundations of Ancient India, Stone Age to AD 13th Century

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Oxford University Press, 2006 - History - 570 pages
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This authoritative work, the first comprehensive study of its kind, traces the evolving archaeological scenario of the Indian subcontinent, area by area, phase by phase, from prehistory to the thirteenth century AD. Using a wide variety of sources, distinguished scholar Dilip K. Chakrabarti provides an in-depth multi-layered archaeological chronicle of the subcontinent.

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Dilip K. Chakrabarti is Professor of Indian Archaeology and Ancient History, Cambridge University. An eminent figure in South Asian Archaeology, he has undertaken extensive fieldwork in different parts of India, Bangladesh, and Iran. He has taught at several universities in India and abroad. Whilst at Delhi University, he established a departmental museum, and for some years edited the Bulletin of the Indian Society for Prehistoric and Quaternary Studies. He has published about twelve monographs, and has numerous contributions in refereed journals, books, and encyclopedias on South Asian prehistoric, protohistoric, and early historic archaeology.

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