Vedic People: Their History and Geography

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9788125013846: Vedic People: Their History and Geography

This book argues that a major part of the Rgveda was composed in south Afghanistan (after c.1700 BC) before the Rgvedic people entered the Punjab plain and well before they moved east of the Ganga River. The author asserts that during their migrations the Indo-Aryans not only carried with them their rituals and hymns but also place and river names which they selectively refused.

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Rajesh Kochhar is currently Director, National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies, New Delhi. He was awarded the Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship in 1995 and was a Fulbright Visiting Lecturer at the Chicago Academy of Sciences, USA, in 1997.

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Kochhar, Rajesh
Published by Orient Longman Limited, New Delhi (2000)
ISBN 10: 8125013849 ISBN 13: 9788125013846
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Book Description Orient Longman Limited, New Delhi, 2000. reprint. Small Octavo; VG-/VG-; Orange spine with white text; Dust jacket has slight shelf wear, light foxing inside rear flap; Boards are lightly sunned with slight edge wear, otherwise clean & strong; Text block is slightly age toned on the interior, with light foxing on exterior head & fore edges; Light smudges on front pastedown; pp 259. Rockville. Bookseller Inventory # 7-7-1280059

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