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Even then Prakrit continued to be employed. As we proceed from the plains of the Indus system through the Gangetic basin to the Brahmaputra basin we find the annual rainfall gradually increasing from 25 cm to over cm The Indus vegetation based on 25 to 37 cm rainfall and possibly the ssharma Gangetic vegetation based on 37 to 60 cm rainfall could be cleared with stone and copper implements and made fit for cultivation, but this was not possible in the case of the middle Gangetic vege- tation based on 60 to cm rainfall, and cer- tainly not m the case of the lower Gangetic and Biahmaputra vegetation based on to cm rainfall.

The country today produces no tinthis was scarce even in ancient times. Although his post was liei editary, we have also some traces of election by the tribal assombly called the samiti: They all deserve my sincere thanks At one stage it seemed that the book would not appear again 1 am therefore happy to see its second edition.

At Harappa were also built two-roomed barracks, which possibly accommodated labourers At Kalibangan also we notice in the south- ern part brick platforms, which may have been used for- granaries. Ny these enclosures they accumulated cOw dung. Phases in the Palaeolithic Age The Old Stone or rwm Palaeolithic Age in India is divided into three phases according to the nature of the stone tools used by the people and also according to the nature of change in the climate.

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Availability – Out of Stock Shipping: The Indus people were the earliest people to produce cotton Because cotton was fust produced m this area the Greeks called if smdon, which is derived from Sindh. The history of climate and vegetation is known through an examination of ineia residues, and especially through pollen-analysis.

The Maruts personify the storm Thus we have a large num- ber of gods, who represent the different forces of nature in one form or 1 another! They were possibly meant foi woislup. But excellent information on ancient Indian history.


However, there is no’ doubt about the Aryan successes, and these came because the Aryans possessed chariots driven by horses, and introduced them ‘for the first time into West Asia and India, The Aryan soldiers ware probably equipped also With coats of mail varmari and better arms. We come across a series of brick platforms which formed the basis for two rows of six granaries. In t century the Chalukya king, Pulakesi Harshavardhana who was called tl the whole of north India. They did not worship gods for then- spiritual uplift or foi ending the miseries of existence, They asked mainly for praja child- renpasu cattlefood, wealth, health, etc.

A piece of woven cotton has been recovered from Mohenjo-daro, and textile im- pressions found on nvert objects. Availability – In Stock Dispatched in working days. Views Read Edit View history. The most important public place of Mohenjo- daro seems to be the Great Bath, comprising the tank which is situated in the citadel mound. The settlements at Kayatha nccert Eran in Madhya Piadesh and at Inamgaon in western Maha- rashtra were foi tilled On the other hand, the remains of stiuctures in Chirand and Pandu Rajar Dhibi in eastern India were poor, giving indications of postholes and round houses.

They also attest the existence of a class of masons The Harappans also practised boat-making. We learn of some habitation by people using black-and-red ware, but their habitation deposits are so thin and antiquities so poor that we cannot form a clear and dis- tinct idea of their cultural equipment. To this class belong the law-books called the Oharmasutias and Smntis, which together with their commentaries aic called Dhai maxastias The Dhaimasutias were compiled in B,Cand the principal Smritis were codified lit the first six centuries of the Christian era They lay down the duties for dilfeicnt varnas as well as foi kings and Lhen officials.

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In India we notice the use of blades and burins which have been found in Andhra, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Bhopal and Chota- nagpur plateau. Some settlements found in south India and sharxn India are as late as B.

Most probably they carried on all exchanges through barter In return for finished goods and possi- bly foodgrains, they procured metals from the neighbouring areas by boats and bullock-carts. The first came in the beginning of the fifth century A.

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The structures of Harappa cover 5 km in circuit, and m that way are the largest of their type m the Bronze Age 1 No urban complex of the Haiappan magnitude has been discovered so far. Palaeolithic tools, which could be as old as Asokan inscrip- cnert belong to syaran category Others are votive records of the followers of Buddhism, Jainism, Vaishnavism, Saivism, etc.


It is held that the pri- mitive people living in circular houses owned property in common. Weaving was confined to women but was practised on a wide scale.

It is doubtful whether the Aryans were acquainted with sea 01 ocean, because the word samudra mentioned in the Rig Veda mainly denotes a collection of water At any rate the Aryans did not live in citiespossibly they lived in some kind of fortified mud settlements which still await to be identified satisfactorily by the archaeologists.

Write a note on the religious practices of the Harappans. Hard Bound 5 Paper Back 9. Their earliest life seems to have been mainly pastoral, agri- culture being a secondary occupation. They did not seem to have been acquainted with agriculture or domes- tication of animals. Several other important crafts flourished in the Harap- pan towns. As will be shown later, seal-making and teriacotta manufacture were also impor- tant crafts The goldsmiths made jewellery of silver, gold and precious stones; the first two may have been obtained from Afghanistan and the last from south India.

The painting in the book is comical in its presentation of the Archangel. Weights and Measures The knowledge of script must have helped the recording of private property and the keeping of accounts. Most ochre-coloured pottery sites are found in the upper portion of the doab, but copper hoards are found not only in this area but also m the plateau areas of Bihar and the neighbouring regions. Settlements be- came stable and widespread in this phases, which i s called the Jorwe culture.

The earliest settle- ments belonging to this phase are found in south-eastern Rajasthan, the western part of Madhya Pradesh, western Maharashtra and also in eastern India. The memorandum got leaked and a public debate ensued, which ran till The two- why UalTic i untamed constant and helped the development ol a composite culliiic Allhough most legions hud well-delined natural IVonticis, not every legion possessed the lesomccs necessary to keep life going, Theiefoic liom piclnstoiie times the common need foi metals and othci resouices had produced a netwoik of in lei connections between the dilf- eient legions of the counliy.