Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 August 2015

384 Pages | 190 illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190226909

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The Roots of Hinduism

The Early Aryans and the Indus Civilization

Asko Parpola

  • Proposes for the first time a detailed archaeological route for the coming of the Aryan languages to Central, West and South Asia
  • Offers comprehensive assessment of the Indus language and religion in the light of all available evidence, including West Asian sources and the Indus script
  • Presents a controversial new argument on the origin and formation of the Vedic literature and rites