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The roots of Hinduism : the early Aryans and the Indus civilization / Asko Parpola. [electronic resource]

Author/Creator:
Parpola, Asko, author.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Subjects:
Indus civilization.
Indo-Aryans -- Historiography.
Indo-Aryan languages -- History.
Indo-Aryan philology.
Summary:
This pioneering book traces the Aryan migrations from their original homeland north of the Black Sea through the Eurasian steppes to Central, West, and South Asia. Among many other things, it discusses the profound impact of the invention of the horse-drawn chariot on Indo-Aryan religion, and presents new ideas on the origin and formation of Vedic literature and rites, and the great epics.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on July 21, 2015).
ISBN:
0-19-022694-3
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