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- DescriptionThis coloured atlas provides detailed information on various aspects of ancient India-society, ecomy, polity. Individual maps pertaining to distinct historical periods explore the kingdoms and dynasties, geopolitical orbits, cropping and vegetation patterns, minerals, industries and other ecomic activities. The maps cover the entire period from early beginnings of civilization to the early medieval. Based on recent excavations and research, each map deals with a historical period. Supported by a detailed description in the accompanying text, the maps address contemporary debates. The atlas covers prehistory and Stone Age Cultures, Indus Civilization, Vedic Age, Age of Buddha, Mauryan India and Gupta Age. In addition it has separate maps for ecomonic, political and culture aspects of India for the periods 200 BC-AD300; AD300-AD500; and AD500-AD750. The book has a preface and an exhaustive index comprising the coordinates of every historical place marked in the maps.
- Author BiographyIrfan Habib is Professor Emeritus, History, Aligarh Muslim University. Former Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research, he was awarded Padma Bhusan in 2005. He was Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research during 1987-93. He was also the President of the Indian History Congress in 1981. In 1991 he was invited to deliver the Radhakrishnan Lecturer at Oxford. He is an Elected Corresponding Fellow, British Royal Historical Society since 1998. Faiz Habib is cartographer, Dept of History, Aligarh Muslim University.
- Author(s)Faiz Habib,Irfan Habib
- PublisherOUP India
- Date of Publication13/09/2012
- SubjectAncient History
- Place of PublicationNew Delhi
- Country of PublicationIndia
- ImprintOUP India
- Content Notecolour maps
- Weight2172 g
- Width309 mm
- Height405 mm
- Spine22 mm
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