Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 June 2008

334 Pages | 24 b/w

ISBN: 9780195692006

Bookseller Code (06)

The Aryan Debate

Thomas R. Trautmann

Debates in Indian History and Society

Part of the prestigious Debate series, this book brings together a selection of pioneering essays. The introduction spells out the extremely topical Aryan debate. The central question behind this selection is, did the Sanskrit-speaking Aryans enter India from the Northwest in 1500 BC, or were they indigenous to India and identical with the people who inhabited the Indus Valley between 2800 - 1500. BC.