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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The authors demonstrate a strong understanding of the culture and, usually, maintain a balanced tone throughout. Kristine rated it it was ok Dec 05, Matt Hahn rated it liked it Jan 27, The manipulation of the society which would give prestige to priestly class in combination kklke kings is very well explained.
A person who hardly knows anything about history!!. That probably led me to an interest in Roman contact with Hrrmann in grad school, so I’ve had some familiarity with the history of India before this book. Account Options Sign in. The book also indicates how vaisya’s were included in higher hierarchy of the society.
Selected pages Title Page. 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. But it indiz be explained only to a person who has some idea of astronomy and not merely trying to falsify history.
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Steve Woutters rated it really liked it Jan 27, Cant believe how does Vikrama Era means era of Azes, where the name itself is Vikrama, while Shaka era goes on to become Kanishka’s while he not a Saka. However, that doesn’t detract from the soundness of the discussion. The First European Revolution: Casper Luckerhof rated it really liked it Nov 24, 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.
Lists with This Book. 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 civilizations of the sub-continent up until the initial conquest by the British empire. Nitasha chauhan rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Has one of the best insights on the Kashmir conflict.
Brooke rated it really liked it Apr 21, Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history. Moore No preview available – Crossing 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. I am thrilled to read this book It really clarified some of the missing links between Indus civilisation and Vedic period.
Kulkenow in its fourth edition. Refresh and try again. 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.
Mar 05, Ruru Ghoshal rated it it was amazing. It also answers “how did the indus valley civilization vanish?
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Want to Read saving…. This classic text is an authoritative detailed account which emphasises and analyses the stuctural pattern of Indian history. These things are to be suppressed for deliberate destruction of history.
A History of India. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent in this survey. Duringmy subject of study for the year was India – it’s culture, history, economy. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To see what your friends thought hostory this book, please sign up.
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Kathryn Wardell rated it really liked it May 07, A “History of India” presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to hietory present. Vedic people did not have the skills of the indigenous people. Some lights are shown.