History of Civilizations of Central Asia, Volume 1

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Ahmad Hasan Dani, Vadim Mikhaĭlovich Masson
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1999 - Asia, Central - 535 pages
 

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Contents

Description of the project
11
List of contributors
17
The environment V M Masson
29
Lower Palaeolithic cultures V A Ranov D Dorj and Lü ZunE
65
Foodproducing and other Neolithic communities in Khorasan
109
Foodproducing communities in Pakistan and northern India
127
Neolithic communities in eastern parts of Central Asia An Zhimin
153
Neolithic tribes in northern parts of Central Asia
169
The Indus Civilization A H Dani and B K Thapar
283
The Bronze Age in eastern parts of Central Asia An Zhimin
319
The decline of the Bronze Age civilization and movements of
337
the IndoIranian languages
357
The Painted Grey Ware Culture of the Iron Age B B Lal
421
The beginning of the Iron Age in Transoxania A Askarov
441
Pastoral and nomadic tribes at the beginning of the first
459
Conclusion The Editors
473

A P Derevyanko and D Dorj
182
The Bronze Age in Iran and Afghanistan
191
The Bronze Age in Khorasan and Transoxania V M Masson
225
PreIndus and early Indus cultures of Pakistan and India
247
Bibliography and References
481
Index
521
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