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Wright, Rita P
The ancient Indus : urbanism, economy, and society / Rita P. Wright
New York : Cambridge University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DS425 .W75 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indus civilization
Physical Description xix, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliography (p. 345-383) and index
Contents A long-forgotten civilization -- Geographical and environmental settings -- From foraging to farming and pastoralism -- An era of expansion and transformation -- Urbanism and states: cities, regions, and edge zones -- Agropastoral and craft-producing economies I -- Intensification and specialization -- Agropastoral and craft-producing economies II -- Diversification, organization of production, and distribution -- The lure of distant lands -- Landscapes of order and difference -- the cultural construction of space, place, and social difference -- Models for Indus religious ideologies -- The decline and transformation and the comparative study of early states
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2010
Series Case studies in early societies

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