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Published: 19 July 2018

360 Pages | b/w illus.

ISBN: 9780199481682

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The Archaeology of Coastal Bengal

Rupendra Kumar Chattopadhyay

  • Publications related to coastal Bengal mainly focus on trade and commerce of the eastern Indian littoral; this volume is a clear departure from the existing historiography and it specifically pursues different aspects of the settlement dynamics of the area concerned
  • The present work is essentially based on the first hand data recorded through successive field explorations over a long period of time and the interpretation of the same
  • In the present work, emphasis has been given to record the human history in the making of the littoral society on the basis of archaeological findings and other historical records or the ethno-archaeological parameters
  • Since the work is a thorough documentation of grass-root data, the volume is expected to fulfil a long felt lacuna in eastern Indian archaeology. Therefore, the work could be regarded a s a source book of coastal Bengal