Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history. 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. Book Reviews: A History of India by Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund. Croom Helm: Pp. Show all authors. Burton Stein · Burton Stein.
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Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. 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 today.
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The First European Revolution: New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help. No trivia or quizzes yet. Can I borrow this item? 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. Paperbackpages. The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Indix 6.
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Some lights are shown. Most books are rated related to their usefulness and contributions to my research. This classic text is an authoritative detailed account which emphasises and analyses the stuctural pattern of Indian history.
Crossing many academic fields, this survey gives a good general idea rotuermund the sweep of Indian history in a readable and erudite text that was useful, certainly, to this beginner. There is a tendency to favour the Congress in the post-independence narrative which gets increasingly political as we move closer to our era. It emphasizes the structural pattern of Indian history rather than the chronology of events.
The fourth edition of this highly accessible book brings the history of India up to date to consider, for example, the recent developments histody the Kashmir conflict.
A History of India by Hermann Kulke
Even the concepts of Karma and Samsara were borrowed from indigenous people in later Vedic period. Nitasha chauhan rated it it was amazing Sep 22, Just the way I like it. Hermina rated it it was ok Mar 26, User Review – Flag as inappropriate I found three books which gave some information about Ancient Indian history.
For me it suffered from a lack of engaging prose, and as someone who has difficulty putting down a book unfinished it lead in the later sections to me opening it in an attempt to finish rather than engage the subject matter. User Review – Flag kuulke inappropriate history notes.
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A History of Indiais a compact synthesis presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. Allegra Itsoga rated it liked it Jan 18, Further information on the Library’s opening hours is available at: Brooke rated it really liked it Apr 21, This is an excellent introduction to the complex kulle of India from Neolithic times to now.
The Freedom Movement and the Partition of India 8. 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. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January Amelia rated it liked it May 29, 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.
I am really obliged to the Authors for enlightening me. Along with a new glossary, this edition also includes expanded discussions of the Mughal empire and the economic history of India.
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