Chippin' Away

S02E05: In his Foote-steps!

June 01, 2021 Akash and Durga Season 2 Episode 5
S02E05: In his Foote-steps!
Chippin' Away
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Chippin' Away
S02E05: In his Foote-steps!
Jun 01, 2021 Season 2 Episode 5
Akash and Durga
On 30th May 1863, the Father of Indian Prehistory, Robert Bruce Foote discovered a handaxe (prehistoric tool) at Pallavaram in Tamil Nadu (India). This discovery put South Asia on the map for the conversations on prehistory and early human activity. 

Team Chippin' Away marks this day with Prof. Shanti Pappu who continues to work on the prehistory of South Asia and has dedicated years of study to uncover the little known facets of Robert Bruce Foote's life. 

Why exactly is Robert Bruce Foote considered the Father of Indian Prehistory? What is his legacy? Why are these conversations so important in today's day and age? 
Let's find out!! 

Twitter and Instagram: @chippinawayind
Blog: kalemighty.com

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Send your comments and inputs to us at chippinawayind@gmail.com and keep the conversation alive on Twitter and Instagram @chippinawayind

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On 30th May 1863, the Father of Indian Prehistory, Robert Bruce Foote discovered a handaxe (prehistoric tool) at Pallavaram in Tamil Nadu (India). This discovery put South Asia on the map for the conversations on prehistory and early human activity. 

Team Chippin' Away marks this day with Prof. Shanti Pappu who continues to work on the prehistory of South Asia and has dedicated years of study to uncover the little known facets of Robert Bruce Foote's life. 

Why exactly is Robert Bruce Foote considered the Father of Indian Prehistory? What is his legacy? Why are these conversations so important in today's day and age? 
Let's find out!! 

Twitter and Instagram: @chippinawayind
Blog: kalemighty.com

Support the Show.

Send your comments and inputs to us at chippinawayind@gmail.com and keep the conversation alive on Twitter and Instagram @chippinawayind