Posted by: Ed Darrell | October 7, 2008

India, the Indus Valley, Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa

Cross-posted from Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub.

The Maharajah of Cashmere  The Illustrated London News  December 18, 1875  [From a longer story on the Prince of Wales visit to India in 1875.] With regard to the Maharajah of Cashmere, whose residence and political relations, beneath the Himalayas and in the Valley of the Upper Indus, are very remote from Bombay, we defer any notice of him till the Prince of Wales goes to visit him in Cashmere. The portrait of this Maharajah is from a photograph by Messrs. Bourne and Shepherd, of India.

The Maharajah of Cashmere The Illustrated London News December 18, 1875 (From a longer story on the Prince of Wales visit to India in 1875.) - “With regard to the Maharajah of Cashmere, whose residence and political relations, beneath the Himalayas and in the Valley of the Upper Indus, are very remote from Bombay, we defer any notice of him till the Prince of Wales goes to visit him in Cashmere. The portrait of this Maharajah is from a photograph by Messrs. Bourne and Shepherd, of India.”

World history teachers, bookmark this site:  Harappa.com

It’s a rich site about India and Pakistan, and includes information and images about the Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro civilizations.

Great images for your classrooms, or for your students’ projects.

Tip of the old scrub brush to John Maunu teaching AP World History in Grosse Ile, Michigan.

(Full text of description of site from the Asian Studies WWW Monitor below the fold.)

> Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:58:49 +1000
> To: asia-www-monitor@anu.edu.au
> Subject: [*****] Harappa: The Ancient Indus Valley and the British Raj in India and Pakistan
> From: asia-www-monitor@anu.edu.au
>
> The Asian Studies WWW Monitor: late Sep 2008, Vol. 15, No. 11 (285)
> ————————————————————–
> 25 Sep 2008
>
> Harappa: The Ancient Indus Valley and the British Raj in India and Pakistan
>
> www.harappa.com, San Francisco, CA, US.
>
> Self-description:
> “The story of the ancient Indus Valley and glimpses of India and
> Pakistan before 1947 during the Raj. Old photographs, rare archival
> film footage and long unseen media from before independence in India
> and Pakistan in 2,000 photo pages.”
>
> Site contents:
> * Images [over 770 photographs from 1845-1947 including those by
> Samuel Bourne 1863-1869, Fred Bremner 1883-1923, John Sache
> 1865-1883, William Henry Jackson 1898-1899, lithographs, wood
> engraving, and French, Indian, German and British postcards from
> 1900-1947];
> * Mohenjodaro [103 indexed images];
> * Movies [QuickTime format: excerpts from archival newsreels from
> Universal and The March of Time];
> * Sounds [RealAudio & MP3 format: the voices of Gandhi, Jinnah and
> Nehru. Interviewees include the fiction writer Attia Hosain, the
> Pushtun poet Ghani Khan, the Princess of Bhopal Abida Sultaan, and
> the veteran Punjabi politician Syed Amjad Ali];
> * Indus Valley [The latest archaeological discoveries about Indus
> civilization];
> * Bazaar [an online shop];
> * The Complete Harappa Excavation Reports 1986-1990.
>
> URL http://www.harappa.com/
>
> Internet Archive http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.harappa.com/
>
> Link reported by: Omar Khan (omar–at–harappa.com)
>
> * Resource type [news – documents – study – corporate info. – online guide]:
> Study/Documents
> * Publisher [academic – business – govt. – library/museum – NGO – other]:
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> * Scholarly usefulness [essential – v.useful – useful – interesting –
> marginal]:
> Essential
> * External links to the resource [over 3,000 – under 3,000 – under 1,000
> – under 300 – under 100 – under 30]: under 3,000
> ————————————————————–
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>
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>
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