A People's History of India 2

The Indus Civilization

Irfan Habib

Tulika Books

A People's History of India 2

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Pub Date: March 2015

ISBN: 9789382381532

120 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $16.00£13.95

A People's History of India 2

The Indus Civilization

Irfan Habib

Tulika Books

The Indus Civilization by Irfan Habib forms Volume 2 of the People's History of India series. It continues the story from the point reached in the preceding volume, Prehistory, and goes on to describe in depth the Indus Civilization. In addition, other contemporary and later cultures down to about 1500 BC are surveyed, and there is a discussion on how the major language families of India have emerged.
Prof. Habib's admirable book... is clearly written, effectively organized, better illustrated than most Indian productions and very nicely designed. Readers learn a good deal about the general nature of archaeological research in the bargain. Antiquity

About the Author

Irfan Habib, professor emeritus at the Aligarh Muslim University, is the author of The Agrarian System of Mughal India, 1556–1707 (1963; revised edition 1999), An Atlas of the Mughal Empire (1982), Essays in Indian History: Towards a Marxist Perception (1995), Medieval India: The Study of a Civilization (2007), Economic History of Medieval India, 1200–1500 (with collaborators) (2011) and Atlas of Ancient Indian History (with Faiz Habib) (2012). He is the general editor of the People's History of India series.