THE ARYANS: A Study of Indo-European Origins
The Aryans, a fascinating history of the linguistic and racial history of Europe and Asia, explores the origin and diffucion of those languages to which we, in common with the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Hindus, are heirs. In fact, no full discussion of the Aryan question has appeared in English for the last many years,while during that time the Minoan origings of the pre-Hellenic civilization of Greece, the presence of Aryan rulers in Mesopotamia by the fifteenth century and of an Indo-European element in the Hittie language have been revealed.
V.GordonChildewas a remarkable man who is considered the father of modern archaeology who specialised in the study of European prehistory. A vocal socialist,Childe accepted the socio-economic theory of Marxism and was an early, though unorthodox, proponent of Marxist archaeology. Childe was the author of several well-known books on the subject of archaeology and prehistory, including The Dawn of European Civilization and What Happened in History.