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6 09, 2017

What is cholera? History of disease and medicine

By |2019-04-01T05:55:51-07:00September 6th, 2017|Biology, Science|0 Comments

History of cholera: Washing clothes in the river (India) Where did cholera get started? Cholera (KOLL-uh-rah) is a very serious sickness. It probably first got started in India. History of disease Indian doctors and medicine All our India articles When did cholera first make people sick? People in India were dying of cholera by [...]

22 07, 2017

Indian sailing: ships of ancient India

By |2019-09-16T05:10:50-07:00July 22nd, 2017|India, Science|0 Comments

Indian sailing: an Indus River boat from the Bronze Age (ca. 2500 BC) The first boats in India The first people to come to India from Africa, about 50,000 BC, may have come in boats, following schools of fish along the coasts around the Arabian Peninsula. Mehrgahr and the Stone Age Early ships and sailing Early Indian economy [...]

20 07, 2017

Mehrgahr – Stone Age India

By |2019-09-17T11:00:35-07:00July 20th, 2017|India|2 Comments

Clay figurines from Mehrgahr First people in India The first people reached India from Africa around 40,000 BC. There were probably still Neanderthals and Denisovans further north, but not in India. At first Indian people probably got most of their food from fishing and gathering shellfish, like other people around the world at this time. People leave Africa Early [...]