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Contribution to the History of the Wheeled Vehicle in India

This book is a contribution to the history of the wheeled vehicle in India. In the first part we examine the present carriages, their types and their distribution; then, in the light of these clearly discernible facts, we intend to interpret the sources concerning, on the one hand, the wheeled vehicles from Protohistory to the Mughal period, and on the other hand, the changes introduced by the transport revolution of the middle of the 19th century.

It shows that, prior to the British p...

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  • Publisher : Institut Français de Pondichéry, Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient
  • Series : Collection Indologie | 126
  • Place of publication : Pondichéry
  • Year of publication : 2014
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 14 April 2020
  • EAN (Print version) : 9788184702019
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036544484
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.ifp.726
  • Number of pages : 160 p.

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