A History of India / Edition 1

A History of India / Edition 1

by Peter Robb
     
 

A fresh interpretation of India's rich and extraordinary history, written by a well-established historian at one of the world's major centers for South Asian studiesSee more details below

Overview

A fresh interpretation of India's rich and extraordinary history, written by a well-established historian at one of the world's major centers for South Asian studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333691281
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Robb is Professor of the History of India at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Boxes and Tables
Preface and Acknowledgements
Indian Words and Names
1Introduction: Region and Civilization1
2Early India27
3Mediaeval India55
4Early Modern India I: Mughals and Marathas81
5Early Modern India II: Company Raj116
6Modern India I: Government148
7Modern India II: Politics177
8Modern India III: Society218
9Modern India IV: Economy246
10Epilogue: After Modernity?296
Notes307
References and Readings310
Index329

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