India : The geography of history – Part 2

2017-02-13T19:49:21+05:30By |Categories: Editorials, History, History of India|Tags: , , , |

Uneven Development  -  Historical perspective and evidence Agriculture Development Chronology:- Mehrgarh in the Kachhi plain (now in Pakistan) experienced early agricultural activities before 6,000 B.C Indus region experienced it in the 4000-3000 B.C Gangetic valley saw the advent of agriculture at Koldihwa (U.P) in 5000 B.C., at Chirand (Bihar) in the second half of the 3rd millennium B.C Atranjikhera (in the Doab) in the first half of the 2nd millennium B.C In the Ganga valley, however, the beginning of full-fledged, settled agricultural activity, farming villages and the other associated traits like the emergence of towns, trade and the state system go [...]