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Author Kuz╩╣mina, E. E. (Elena Efimovna)

Title The origin of the Indo-Iranians / by Elena E. Kuz'mina ; edited by J.P. Mallory
Published Leiden, the Netherlands ; Boston : Brill, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 762 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Leiden Indo-European etymological dictionary series, 1574-3586 ; v. 3
Leiden Indo-European etymological dictionary series ; v. 3
Contents The Andronovo cultural identity -- History of research on the Andronovo culture -- Methodological aspects of ethnocultural reconstruction -- Classification of sites and the primary features of Andronovo unity -- Settlements and domestic architecture -- Ceramics -- Mining, metallurgy, and the metal industry -- Textiles and dress -- Transport -- Economy -- The ethnogenesis of the Indo-Iranians and the ethnic attribution of the Andronovo culture -- Verification of the hypothesis -- Mortuary practice -- Indo-Iranian contacts with other linguistic groups -- The migrations of tribes and their cultures in Central Asia -- Cultures of Central Asia in the 4th-3rd millennia BC -- The Indo-Aryan migration and the first stage of the Andronovo migration to the south -- The agricultural tribes of south central Asia in the 2nd millennium BC -- The occupation of Central Asia by pastoral tribes -- The settlement of pastoral tribes in Central Asia -- Relation of the Andronovans with the population of Xinjiang and Central Asia -- Cultures of northern Bactria in the late Bronze Age -- Trans-Caspia and Turkmenia -- The genesis of the different branches of Indo-Iranians -- Modern state of the problem of Indo-Iranian origins -- The genesis of the Dards and Nuristani -- The genesis of Indo-Aryans -- The genesis of the Iranians
Summary Presents an account of the Andronovo culture of Eurasia. Taking its evidence from archaeology, ethnology, mythology, and physical anthropology pertaining to Indo-Iranian origins and expansions, this work covers the relationships of the culture with neighboring areas and cultures, and its role in the foundation of the Indo-Iranian peoples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 477-582) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Indo-Iranians -- Antiquities.
Indo-Iranians -- Origin.
Asia, Central -- Antiquities.
Form Electronic book
Author Mallory, J. P.
ISBN 9047420713 (electronic bk.)
9789047420712 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Indo-Iranians