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The Indus Civilization

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    THIS little book is the first of a series of handbooks of sectional archaeology, authoritative but not technically advanced, intended for both the general reader and the student. Dr. Mackay has covered the main outline of the results of the excavation of the prehistoric sites of northern India and the relations, chronological and cultural, of the Indus civilisation adequately and with the lucidity to be expected from his intimate and detailed knowledge. He appends a useful bibliography and an excellent series of small but very clear illustrations. If the volumes which follow maintain the standard of the first—and they should if the names of the authors who are to contribute may be taken as a guarantee— this series will be a distinct addition to the literature of ‘science made popular’ in the best sense.

    The Indus Civilization.

    Dr.

    Ernest

    Mackay

    Edited by. Pp. viii + 210 + 16 plates. (London: Lovat Dickson and Thompson, Ltd., 1935.) 6s. net.

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