The Indus civilisation


Not set Type Serial component part

Place of publication

Not given

Date of publication

Not given



History Today
Vol. 57, no. 10 (October 2007), p. 50-57


Sudeshna Guha looks at the archaeology of the Indus civilisation, the Bronze Age phenomenon of South Asia, whose study began under the British and has continued since independence and partition of the country. She considers how the interpretations for this civilisation have shaped and been shaped by notions of an authentic 'Indian civilisation'