Linguistics, Archaeology and Human Past in South Asia

Author:

Toshiki Osada

Publisher:

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

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Publisher

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9788173047992

ISBN-10 8173047995
Binding

Hardcover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 263 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 28x22x2.5
Weight (grms) 794

The book contains a selection of papers presented at the 7th Harvard Roundtable on Ethnogenesis of South and Central Asia co-organized by the Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies, Harvard University and Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN), Kyoto, Japan.


The papers included are:


1. The Origin, Context and Function of the Indus Script: Recent Insights from Harappa by J.M. Kenoyer,


2. Faunal Studies in India: Methodological Issues and Prospects by P.P. Joglekar,


3. Early Farmers: Issues of Spread and Migration with Respect to the Indian Subcontinent by P. Bellwood,


4. A New Indus Seal Excavated at Gonur (Turkmenistan) in November 2004 by Asko Parpola,


5. South Asian Agricultural Terms in Old Indo-Aryan by M. Witzel,


6. Proto-Dravidian Agriculture by F.C. Southworth,


7. How many Proto-Munda Words in Sanskrit?: With Special Reference to Agricultural Vocabulary by Toshiki Osada,


8. Silence Before Sedentism and the Advent of Cash-Crops by D.Q. Fuller,


9. Indo-European Epics and Comparative Methods: Pentadics Structures in Homer and the Maha­bharata by N. Allen,


10. A«sv«ın- and N«āsatya- in the Rigveda and their Prehistoric Background by T. Goto, and


11. Creation Myths by M. Witzel.

Toshiki Osada

Toshiki Osada is a Professor at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)., Kyoto and the leader of Indus Project since 2007. He is a linguist working on South Asian Languages, especially the Munda languages spoken in Jharkhand. He has edited the books titled Indus Civilization: Text and Context, vol.1 (2006), vol.2 (2009) and Linguistics, Archaeology and the Human Past in South Asia (2009), all published from Manohar.
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