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The Ancient South Asian World (The World in Ancient Times)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages172
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Open LibraryOL7391175M
ISBN 100195174224
ISBN 109780195174229
OCLC/WorldCa56413341


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I knew a little about the Indus Valley people but hadn't heard of the Harrapan civilization before/5. The Ancient South Asian World - Jonathan Mark Kenoyer; Kimberley Heuston - Oxford University Press A young archaeologist finds a primitive hand axe that is thought to be more thanyears old.

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South Asia -- Civilization -. Kenoyer and Heuston have put together a solid introdution to (Ancient) South Asia. This book is written at about a middle school level and I use selections for this book with various middle school and upper elementary school students that I work with.5/5(2).

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An exceptional introduction to South Asian archaeology written at the middle school level and part of the popular The World in Ancient Times series.

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The book concludes with a timely reflection on the contradictory face of contemporary South Asia. Although the region has produced some of the world's most iconic leaders of non-violent protest-Mahatma Gandhi, Arundhati Roy, Mother Teresa, and Aung San Suu Kyi-severe social divisions and injustice persist in most South Asian countries.

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(Page 1 of tag South Asia) South Asia | Ancient. His most recent book, co-authored with Kimberly Heuston for children, is The Ancient South Asian World (Oxford ). Kenoyer was born and raised in India. He attended Woodstock School in northern India were he developed a keen interest in the ancient history, archaeology and cultures of South Asia.

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