Ancient Communities of the Himalaya

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Indus Publishing, 1998 - Antiquities, Prehistoric - 196 pages
15 pictures. The work presents a comprehensive study of the ancient communities touching their history in all dimensions including socio-economic, politico-cultural and religious traits and aspects of the ancient people of the area. One of the objectives of the work has been to trace out the roots of the present Himalayan culture and find out the cultural components of ancient inhabitants in the present society.
 

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Facts are not accurate as they are based on the old puranas of whose facts are questionable. Would have agreed if the study was carried based on research and scientific evidence. Kiratas are of Mongoloid stock which I find the information here misleading.

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good book

Contents

List of Illustrations
11
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
28
DISTRIBUTION OF ANCIENT COMMUNITIES
59
SOCIOECONOMIC AND POLITICAL ASPECTS
122
RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL LIFE
150
CONCLUSION
170
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