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Ethnoarchaeological Perspectives of Prehistoric Settlement Patterns of South-Central Ganga Valley :

By: Ansari, Shahida ;

Price: £45.70

Publisher: BAR Intl Ser 2242: 2011

Seller ID: 59280

ISBN: 1407308068

Condition: Very Good


xviii + 310pp, inc. 50 figs, 34 tables, 135 plates, laminated card, A4 Despite the early beginnings of agriculture in the Ganga plains and the Belan valley in northern India, the hunting-gathering way of life has not completely disappeared from the region. Communities like the Musahars live almost entirely by small-game hunting and gathering, whereas others like the Kols combine hunting-gathering with some agriculture, and the Mallah with fishing and agriculture. Here Shahida Ansari reconstructs the lifeways of the Prehistoric inhabitants of this region though the study of the settlements of... View more info