Image Not Available

Origin of Indian Civilization

Edited by Bal Ram Singh

Published by D.K. Printworld, 2010
Used Hardcover
From Vedams eBooks (P) Ltd (New Delhi, India)

AbeBooks Seller Since January 30, 2009 Seller Rating 3-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 31.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 16.44 From India to U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Contents PrefaceBal Ram Singh IntroductionBal Ram Singh 1 An Ostrich like Attitude is Perpetuating the "Aryan Invasion" MythBB Lal 2 Dating the Rigveda and IndigenismNicholas Kazanas 3 The Idea of the Ancient South Asian CityPiotr A Eltsov 4 The Dilemmas of Aryan Ecumene and EpicentreShiva Bajpai 5 The Aryan Myth In Perspective History Science and PoliticsNS Rajaram 6 Aryans and Ancestral Angst The Obligation of Identity ConstructionYvette C Rosser 7 The Mahabharata War Its Date on the basis on Astronomical ReferencesBN Narahari Achar 8 Patterns of Y-Chromosome Diversity in The contemporary South Asiam Gene PoolPeter A Underhill 9 Aryan Gene Pool in Indian Populations Myth or Reality Genetic Evidences from the subcontinentVK Kashyap Trivedi R and Sahoo S Index  Indias civilization has had a long existence that is documented in a huge amount and variety of literature its scientific advancements over the centuries its continuing cultural practices and preservation of art and music This volume comprises papers that explore various aspects relating to the origin and ancientness of the Indian civilizationScholars here present diverse perspectives to delve into the contentions and controversies that surround questions such as the one concerning the origin of the Aryans The papers examine the events that gave rise to the Aryan invasion theory and debunk the theory as a myth and present evidence and arguments supporting the theory that the Rigveda was composed in its bulk in the fourth millennium BCE An effort focuses on the problem of identifying the earliest region of the Aryan ecumene or homeland including that of identifying its epicentre in India Incorporating the latest research in history archaeology philosophy genetics and other disciplines the papers explain the origin and evolution of the idea of the ancient South Asian city Quoting from the epic literature they attempt to derive the date of the Mahabharata War on the basis of the numerous astronomical references in the epic They also analyze patterns of Y-chromosome diversity in the contemporary South Asian gene pool to throw light on migrations of modern humans within South-west AsiaAccompanied by maps and other illustrations the volume will interest scholars from a range of disciplines who are keen to study the origin and evolution of Indian civilization and culture jacket 302 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 87457

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Origin of Indian Civilization

Publisher: D.K. Printworld

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: 39 b/w and col. and col. maps, 23 b/w and col. photographs,

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Store Description

A one stop shop for books from India. We can supply any title published in India by any publisher. We have an extensive annotated catalogue of books on the web. We have been supplying books from India to University Libraries, Art Museums, Botanical Gardens world wide for the past thirty years.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We check every book for page mistake before they are shipped out. We take a lot of pain in our packing so that the books reach their destination in mint condition.

Name of the Company : Vedams eBooks [P] Ltd
Business Address: Vardhaman Charve Plaza IV, Bldg. 10, 2nd Floor, KP Block Commercial Centre, Pitampura, New Delhi 110034, India
e-mail address: vedams@vedamsbooks.com
Telephone Numbers: 00-91-11-27310611; 00-91-11-27310612
Fax: 00-91-27310613
Office Working Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM - Monday to F...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs includes insurance. Books lost in transit will be replaced immediately. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know if extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer