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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References to this book Colonial Indology: The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent in oof survey. To have updated it over five editions and retain the usefulness of the writing is doubly impressive. This histor an excellent introduction to the complex cultures of India from Neolithic times to now. This new edition has been thoroughly revised, containing new research, and an up-to-date preface, index and dateline.
Hasrizal Jamil rated it really liked it Dec 05, 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. His books include Kings and Cults: Duringmy subject of study for the year was India – it’s culture, history, economy. Along with a new glossary, this edition also includes expanded discussions of the Mughal empire and the economic history of India.
Sep 17, Bryan rated it liked it. I am thrilled to read this book It really clarified some of the missing links between Indus civilisation and Vedic period. Some lights are shown. Hjstory Options Sign kulkf.
Aug 28, Roger Wood rated it it was ok Shelves: 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.
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The book also indicates how vaisya’s were included in higher hierarchy of the society. I’d recommend it to anyone look to have a very good summary of this amazing country. Besides it also gives why and how the rigidity of caste system is maintained. Moore No preview available histiry Thomas Klein rated it liked it Nov 02, My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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I am really obliged to the Authors for enlightening me. Mar 05, Ruru Ghoshal rated it it was amazing. It emphasizes the structural pattern of Indian history rather than the chronology of events.
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Hermann KulkeDietmar Rothermund. Dry, heavy on the facts, and highly empirical. The fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of Indiia up to date to consider, for example, the recent developments in the Kashmir klke.
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If that seems rather a broad chronological sweep, it is, which makes it rather an impressive achievement for two authors to have achieved.