History of India

History of India

by Peter Robb
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0333691296

ISBN-13: 9780333691298

Pub. Date: 08/06/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

A History of India explores the principal themes that unify Indian history and offers the reader a sophisticated and accessible view of India’s dynamics from ancient times, the Mughal Empire, and the British Raj through post-1947 India. The book examines Indian politics, religious beliefs, caste, environment, nationalism, colonialism, and gender, among

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A History of India explores the principal themes that unify Indian history and offers the reader a sophisticated and accessible view of India’s dynamics from ancient times, the Mughal Empire, and the British Raj through post-1947 India. The book examines Indian politics, religious beliefs, caste, environment, nationalism, colonialism, and gender, among other issues. It also discusses long-term economic development, the impact of global trade, and the origins of rural poverty. Peter Robb’s clear, fluent narrative explores the interplay between India’s empires, regions of rule, customs, and beliefs, and is an ideal starting point for those with an interest in India’s past and present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333691298
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
08/06/2003
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.49(w) x 7.59(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Region and Civilization

• Early India

• Medieval India

• Early Modern India I: Mughals and Marathas

• Early Modern India II: Company Raj

• Modern India I: Government

• Modern India II: Politics

• Modern India III: Society

• Modern India IV: Economy

• Epilogue: After Modernity

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