restricted access   Volume 42, Number 2, Fall 2003

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From: Asian Perspectives

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Special Issue: South Asia

Guest Editor: Peter G. Johansen, Kathleen Morrison, and Namita Sugandhi

Channabasappa Soodayya Patil 1951-2001

pp. 185-191


Recasting the Foundations: New Approaches to Regional Understandings of South Asian Archaeology and the Problem of Culture History

pp. 192-206

Part 1: Regional Approaches to the Organization of Space in South Asia's Past

Chera, Chola, Pandya: Using Archaeological Evidence to Identify the Tamil Kingdoms of Early Historic South India

pp. 207-223

Context, Content, and Composition: Questions of Intended Meaning and the Asokan Edicts

pp. 224-246

Subsistence Strategies and Burial Rituals: Social Practices in the Late Deccan Chalcolithic

pp. 247-266

Chitradurga: Spatial Patterns of a Nayaka Period Successor State in South India

pp. 267-286

Part 2: Epistemic Approaches to Material Culture and Regional Organization in South Asian Prehistory

Understanding Hearth Function: An Approach from Harappa

pp. 287-303

Representing the Indus Body: Sex, Gender, Sexuality, and the Anthropomorphic Terracotta Figurines from Harappa

pp. 304-328

Skeletal Variation among Mesolithic People of the Ganga Plains: New Evidence of Habitual Activity and Adaptation to Climate

pp. 329-351

The Uninvited Skeleton at the Archaeological Table: The Crisis of Paleoanthropology in South Asia in the Twenty-first Century

pp. 352-367

Book Reviews

Indian Beads: A Cultural and Technological Study, and: Distinctive Beads in Ancient India, and: Amulets and Pendants in Ancient Maharashtra (review)

pp. 368-376

A Peaceful Realm: The Rise and Fall of the Indus Civilization (review)

pp. 376-380

India, an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations (review)

pp. 380-383

Development of a Field Petrographic Analysis System and its Application to the Study of Socioeconomic Interaction Networks of the Early Harappan Northwestern Indus Valley of Pakistan (review)

pp. 383-385

Maritime Archaeology: Historical Descriptions of the Kalingas (review)

pp. 386-388

Anuradhapura: The British-Sri Lankan Excavations at Anuradhapura Salagha Watta 2, vol. 1: The Site (review)

pp. 389-391

Indian Archaeology in Retrospect, Volume I: Prehistory--Archaeology of South Asia (review)

pp. 391-395

Indian Archaeology in Retrospect, Volume II: Protohistory--Archaeology of the Harappan Civilization (review)

pp. 395-398

Indian Archaeology in Retrospect, Volume III: Archaeology and Interactive Disciplines (review)

pp. 398-401

Indian Archaeology in Retrospect, Volume IV: Archaeology and Historiography--History, Theory and Method (review)

pp. 401-404

The Archaeology of an Early Historic Town in Central India (review)

pp. 405-407