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Title
Writing in ancient India Writing in ancient India
Type
Text
Contribution
Fine, Jil. Contributor
Subject
India--Languages--Alphabet--Juvenile literature.
Brahmi alphabet--History--Juvenile literature.
Indus script--History--Juvenile literature.
Indus civilization--Juvenile literature.
India--Languages--Alphabet.
Brahmi alphabet.
Indus script.
Indus civilization.
Alphabet--History.
Writing--History.
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
maps
Geographic Coverage
India
Classification
LCC: PK119 .F56 2003 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 491/.1 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2002000506
Summary
Describes the Harappan civilization that existed in ancient India from 2600 B.C. to 1700 B.C., focusing on its written language, and examines the Brahmi language which was used throughout ancient India after 700 B.C. and became the basis for the written languages of modern India, Japan, Thailand, and Tibet.
Intended Audience
primary
Authorized Access Point
Fine, Jil. Writing in ancient India