1st Edition

Plants And Harappan Subsistence An Example Of Stability And Change From Rojdi

By Steven A. Weber Copyright 1992
    212 Pages
    by Routledge

    200 Pages
    by Routledge

    This book aims to interpret the archeobotanical remains at the site of Rojdi, in northwest India, with reference to diet and environment and within a socio-economic framework. It discusses artifactual material which associates it with the 'Harappan Cultural Tradition'.

    Introduction -- Archeological Perspectives on the Region -- Paleoethnobotanical Analysis -- Status of Paleoethnobotany in South Asia -- The Site of Rojdi -- Methods -- Description and Implications of the Rojdi Plant Material -- Paleoethnobotanical Reconstruction at Rojdi -- The Rojdi Plant-use/Subsistence Model -- Wider Significance of the Rojdi Plant Remains -- Conclusion


    Steven A. Weber