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Early Indians: the story of our ancestors and where we came from

By: Joseph, Tony.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi Juggernaut Books 2018Description: xiv, 262 p. Includes bibliography and index.ISBN: 9789386228987.Subject(s): Ethnology - India | India - Antiquities | Human geneticsDDC classification: 909.090954 Summary: To tell us the story of our ancestors, Tony Joseph uses DNA evidence to trace the large migrations of modern humans into India – of agriculturists from Iran between 7000 BCE and 3000 BCE and pastoralists from the Central Asian Steppe between 2000 BCE and 1000 BCE. In this book, Joseph takes head-on some of the most controversial and uncomfortable questions of Indian history: Who were the Harappans? Did the ‘Aryans’ really migrate to India? Are Scheduled Tribes genetically distinct from the rest of the population? https://www.juggernaut.in/books/9789353450175
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Table of Contents
A Short Chronology of the Modern Human in Indian Prehistory
Introduction: How We, the Indians, Came to Be
1. The First Indians
2. The First Farmers
3. The First Urbanites: The Harappans
4. The Last Migrants: The ‘Aryans’
Epilogue
Appendix
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index

To tell us the story of our ancestors, Tony Joseph uses DNA evidence to trace the large migrations of modern humans into India – of agriculturists from Iran between 7000 BCE and 3000 BCE and pastoralists from the Central Asian Steppe between 2000 BCE and 1000 BCE. In this book, Joseph takes head-on some of the most controversial and uncomfortable questions of Indian history: Who were the Harappans? Did the ‘Aryans’ really migrate to India? Are Scheduled Tribes genetically distinct from the rest of the population?

https://www.juggernaut.in/books/9789353450175

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