Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar The fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of India up to. 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. A history of India / Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund Kulke, Hermann have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent”–Provided by the publisher.
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Mustafa Altug Yayla rated it liked it Dec 21, Casper Luckerhof rated it really liked it Nov 24, Megasthenes has mentioned Palibothri on banks of Yamuna after which it passes through Mathura. That said, it does present a wealth of information in a well synthesized and concise manner that should hjstory the determined reader a more than adequate background, with the strength of the book being the discussion of earliest civilizations of the sub-continent up until the initial conquest by the British empire.
A History of Indiais a compact indiw presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. My library Help Advanced Book Search. A History of India by Hermann Kulke.
To have updated it over five editions and retain the inida of the writing is doubly impressive. I am thrilled to read this book It really clarified some of the missing links between Indus civilisation and Vedic period. Dry and boring, though information is excellent. Please see link for more: Hermann KulkeDietmar Rothermund. That could be sign of greatness in superior white race. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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A History of India
This fourth edition of A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent in this survey.
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. A person who hardly knows anything about history!!.
If that jermann rather a broad chronological sweep, it is, kkulke makes it rather an impressive hermaann for two authors to have achieved.
Description of army of Mahapadmananda is in fact about army of Kuulke kings by Pliny who has quoted Megasthenes. An Essay in Political Biography. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Duringmy subject of study for the year was India – it’s culture, history, economy.
Steve Woutters rated it really liked it Jan 27, Trivia About A History of India. Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history.
A History of India by Hermann Kulke
Even the concepts of Karma and Samsara were borrowed from indigenous people in later Vedic period. Account Options Sign in. Moore No preview available – The First European Revolution: Thomas Klein rated it liked it Nov 02, Nitasha chauhan rated it it was amazing Sep 22, I read page 59 in search of Mahapadmanada-which contains many deliberate falsehoods in z styl history.
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