Shifting Agrarian Centers in India, 3000–600 BCE

Audio / Video / Film

  1. Harappa Civilization (11:04)

With extensive footage of archeological sites and recovered artifacts, this brief but informative video provides students with a comprehensive overview of Indus Civilizations and their social structures, such as town planning, reservoir construction, religion, script and culture.

  1. Lost Treasures of the Ancient World

The Discovery Channel traces the history of India from the earliest known civilizations of the Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro found in the Indus river valley, to the Mughals, examining caste systems, religions, culture, agriculture and architecture.

  1. Sanskrit Language: The Most Scientific, Ancient, Spiritual(23:28)

This short documentary looks into the history of one of the oldest written languages in the world, Sanskrit, and its impact on languages spoken today.

Web Links

  1. Run by Columbia University, this site contains links to “Virtual Library: Indian History”; “Regnal Chronologies”; “Internet Indian History Sourcebook”; and “Medical History of British India.”
  2. com contains a wealth of images of artifacts and other archaeological treasures from the Indus Valley.