Shereen Ratnagar took her training in the archaeology of India at the Deccan College, Pune, and in Mesopotamian archaeology at the University of London. Read Understanding Harappa: Civilization in the Greater Indus Valley book reviews & author details and more at Shereen Ratnagar (Author). Understanding Harappa: civilization in the greater Indus Valley. Front Cover. Shereen Ratnagar. Tulika, – History – pages.
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It is richly illustrated with photographs, maps and sketches. She notes, for instance, that Mehrgarh has no Harappan occupation. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.
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Did the crucial role of the elite in spheres like trade and crafts mean that the economy did not have a firm foundation? She makes a distinction between the desertion of Harappan settlements after about B.
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In an important chapter on religion, Ratnagar argues that one must move beyond attempting to locate Hindu elements in Harappan culture, and considers other ways jnderstanding looking at the available evidence.
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Tulika- Indus civilization – pages. In an attempt to cast an overall perspective, the Indus civilization is presented in the context of contemporary cultural development in South Asia as well as western and central Asia.
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Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes Linda L. And she rightly points out that simply tracing the development of material culture through the sequence of different strata at particular sites does not amount to an adequate explanation of the origins of a civilisation – civilisation involves the emergence of certain socio-political institutions, it is not reducible to changes in the remnants of material culture that archaeologists harzppa uncover.