The Indus Valley Tradition of Pakistan and western India

  title={The Indus Valley Tradition of Pakistan and western India},
  author={Jonathan Mark Kenoyer},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  • J. Kenoyer
  • Published 1 December 1991
  • Economics, History
  • Journal of World Prehistory
Over the last several decades new sets of information have provided a more detailed understanding of the rise and character of the Indus Civilization as well as its decline and decentralization. This article begins with a summary of the major historical developments in the archaeology of the Indus Valley Tradition and a definition of terms found in the literature. A general discussion of the environmental setting and certain preconditions for the rise of urban and state-level society is… 
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