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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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 th This is an excellent introduction to the complex cultures of India from Neolithic times to now.

A History of India

Even the concepts of Karma and Samsara were borrowed from indigenous people in later Vedic period. It was, however, a pleasure to get more detail and a broader picture.

It is a very good synthesis about the origin behind its culture, its religion and how this has all united to make India, the country it is hwrmann. Jul 13, Jaspal Rana rated it liked it Shelves: The fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of India up to date to consider, for example, the recent developments in the Kashmir conflict.


Compact, crisp and to the point. Moore No preview available – A History of India. Somebody who simply denies existence of Vikramaditya can hermannn be called a historian but rather a fool.

A History of India by Hermann Kulke

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Moore No preview available – This new edition has been thoroughly revised, containing new research, and an up-to-date preface, index and dateline.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. That gap in the history of India was dark.

Psychology Press- History – pages. Jun 12, Saskia rated it really liked hermanb Shelves: Sep 17, Bryan rated it liked kndia. Cora rated it liked it Jan 24, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aug 28, Roger Wood rated it it was ok Shelves: If that seems rather a broad chronological sweep, it is, which makes it rather an impressive achievement for two authors to have achieved.


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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Published January 8th by Routledge first published November 20th Psychology Press- History – pages.

A person who hardly knows anything about history!!. Alexander has been called great because he looted and destroyed many countries-did not build anything. Paperbackpages.

Please see link for more: Along with a new glossary, this edition also includes expanded discussions of the Mughal empire and the economic history of India.

The book seeks to explain the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the Indian subcontinent. References to this book Colonial Indology: Besides it also gives why and how the rigidity of caste system is maintained.