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God-Apes and Fossil Men Paleoanthropology of South Asia

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ISBN-10: 0472110136

ISBN-13: 9780472110131

Edition: 2000

Authors: Kenneth A. R. Kennedy

List price: $95.00
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Description:

Until recently the scientific study of the prehistoric peoples of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the South Asian borderlands has been neglected, beyond some cursory comments in the popular literature about archaeological discoveries. Here is a book that offers much more: a broad survey of all prehistoric cultures of the Indian subcontinent from Paleolithic to Iron Age times. Written in a style accessible to the general reader, the book pioneers a new approach involving the integration of data from archaeological, paleontological, ecological, and anthropological investigations to offer a comprehensive picture of the origins, diversity, and lifeways of southern Asian populations. Complex…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 9/8/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 504
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Preface
This Land of Bharata
Establishing the Archaeological Record
Paleontology and Evolution
The Aryan Hordes
The God-Apes of the Siwalik Hills
The Earliest Evidence of Hominid Settlement in Pleistocene South Asia
Mileposts in the Paleolithic Journey
Fossil Hominids of the South Asian Pleistocene
Post-Pleistocene Landscapes and Cultural Chronology
Mesolithic Hunter-Foragers
The Skeletal Record of Mesolithic Populations
Early Farmers and Pastoralists
The Skeletal Record of Early Farming and Pastoral Populations
The Harappan Civilization
The Harappan Heritage
The Megalith Builders
Where Did All the Races Go?
Conspectus
References
Author and Name Index
Subject Index