The 'Aryan Invasion Theory', AIT, (also called Indo-European Invasion Theory, IET) is a name given to the dominant modern theory that Indo-European language and culture was brought to the Indian subcontinent by conquering invaders from the northwest. This subject has been the subject of much controversy, especially from the later 20th century onwards.
The Aryan Question Revisited
Text of a lecture by Romila Thapar discussing the existence of the distinction between Arya and Dasa in the Rg Veda.
Kalidas Vedic India
Website maintained by N. S. Rajaram, author of several works criticising the Aryan invasion theory, and presenter of a possible decipherment of the Indus Valley script.
The Myth of Aryan Invasion of India
David Frawley makes the case stated in the title in a detailed book length exposition.
Update on the Aryan Invasion Debate
Outlines the case against the theory of the 'Aryan Invasion', and discusses the contemporary political implications of the theory. Online version of a book by Koenraad Elst.
Wikipedia: Aryan Invasion Theory
An overview of the theory, plus information on criticism of it and evidence for and against.
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