Prehistoric human colonization of India

  title={Prehistoric human colonization of India},
  author={V. Misra},
  journal={Journal of Biosciences},
  • V. Misra
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Biosciences
Human colonization in India encompasses a span of at least half-a-million years and is divided into two broad periods, namely the prehistoric (before the emergence of writing) and the historic (after writing). The prehistoric period is divided into stone, bronze and iron ages. The stone age is further divided into palaeolithic, mesolithic and neolithic periods. As the name suggests, the technology in these periods was primarily based on stone. Economically, the palaeolithic and mesolithic… 

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