Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history. A History of Indiais a compact synthesis presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. It remains the definitive text on the nation. Book Reviews: A History of India by Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund. Croom Helm: Pp. Show all authors. Burton Stein · Burton Stein.
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Mar 05, Ruru Ghoshal rated it it was amazing. That said, it does present a wealth of information in a well synthesized and concise manner that should give the determined reader a more than adequate background, with the strength of the book being the discussion of earliest civilizatio Factually this is an excellent book. Sep 17, Bryan rated it liked it. I’d recommend it to anyone look to have a very good summary of this amazing country.
Can I borrow this item? Kristine kule it it was ok Dec 05, The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Empire 6. Has one of the best insights on the Kashmir conflict. This new edition has been thoroughly revised, containing new research, and an up-to-date preface, index and dateline.
A “History of India” presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. Lists with This Book. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Feb 07, Royce Ratterman rated it liked it.
The manipulation of the society which would give prestige to priestly class in combination of kings is very well explained. For me it suffered from a lack of engaging prose, and as someone who has difficulty putting inddia a book unfinished it lead in the later sections to me opening it in an attempt to finish rather than engage the subject matter.
A History of India
Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. Thomas Klein rated it liked it Nov 02, User Review – Flag as inappropriate political history of inda. Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. I am thrilled to read this book It really clarified some of the missing links between Indus civilisation and Vedic period.
This is a topic to which I feel a special affinity, since my mother’s side of the family were among the last generation of British presence in India, so I grew up with stories of those last days of the Raj as well of Gandhi in my ears. Casper Luckerhof rated it really liked it Nov 24, The Great Ancient Empires. Inia many academic fields, this survey gives a good general idea of the sweep of Indian history in a readable and erudite text that was useful, certainly, to this beginner.
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Factually this is an excellent book. You can view this on the NLA website. The authors demonstrate a strong understanding of the culture and, usually, maintain a balanced tone throughout.
If that seems rather a broad chronological sweep, it is, which makes it rather an impressive achievement for two authors to have achieved. A History of Indiais a compact synthesis presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. The Period of Colonial Rule 7.
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