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The Indo-Aryan controversy : evidence and inference in Indian history

Author: Edwin F Bryant
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2008.
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This book presents an overview of the debate surrounding Indo-Aryans, their place in South Asian history and identity formations.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin F Bryant
ISBN: 0700714626 9780700714629 0700714634 9780700714636
OCLC Number: 891561168
Description: XI, 522 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction Part 1: Archaeology 1. Culture Change During the Late Harappan Period at Harappa: New Insights on Vedic Aryan Issues 2. Aryan Invasion of India: Perpetuation of a Myth 3. South Asian Archaeology and the Myth of Indo-Aryan Invasions Part 2: Archaeology and Linguistics 4. The Cultural Counterparts to Proto-Indo-European, Proto-Uralic and Proto-Aryan: matching the Dispersal and Contact Patterns in the Linguistic and Archaeological Record 5. Archaeology and Language: The Case of the Bronze Age Indo-Iranians Part 3: Philology and Linguistics 6. The Date of the Rigveda and the Aryan Migration (Fresh Linguistic Evidence) 7. Linguistic Aspects of the Aryan Non-Invasion Theory 8. Philology and the Historical Interpretation of the Vedic Texts 9. Vedic Astronomy and Early Indian Chronology 10. The Textual Evidence: The Rigveda as a Source of Indo-European History 11. Indocentrism: Autochthonous Visions of Ancient India Part 4: Historiography 12. Aryan Origins: Arguments from 19th Century Maharashtra 13. Aryan Past and Post-Colonial Present: The Polemics and Politics of Indigenous Aryanism. Concluding Remarks
Responsibility: ed. by Edwin F. Bryant and Laurie L. Patton.
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