A History of India, vol. 1 has ratings and 61 reviews. Vikas said: To describe Romila Thapar, I would like to employ (with slight variation) an unk. 1 Jun A history of India, Volume 1. Front Cover. Romila Thapar Romila Thapar is Professor Emeritus in History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New. A History of India, Volume 1. Front Cover. Romila the author (). Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

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I just finished reading the book, and overall, I found the book useful.

I have no idea if Thapar is a Marxist personally, but it doesn’t show in this informative and easy to read book. Charles River Editors chronicles the disputed territory between India and Pakistan. For me, there were definitely places histroy A history of india volume 1 romila thapar accepted the acid tone and stern language of the author – especially when she talks about the caste system, and how it prevented the democratization of education, arts and literature the latter also a product of the treatment given to the Sanskrit language.

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A revision would be great, but the book is still very good. South India gets mostly distinct treatment from the North, but there are constant cross-references of co-occuring events. Share your thoughts with other customers.


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This book is outdated in most parts and is written in a very dry style. India and the Mughal Dynasty. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This is Volume Two of a history of India since the earliest times, picking up the story at the commencement of the Mughal period.

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Charles River Editors examines the famous Indian empire. The author is a well known historian and she effortlessly explains some of the more contradictory features in the Indian history which baffles many western readers. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. In religious sphere it covers all the lasing and impactful milestones like the emergence of Vedas, Upanishads and the Epics, rise of Buddhism and Jainism and emergence, spread of the Bhakti movement and Sufism.

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This is a very manageable book, if one wants to delve into the ancient Indian history and society. A history of india volume 1 romila thapar to Know Us. I’m not saying Thapar’s book is or is not the best introduction to Indian history, but the criticism of the book incia Marxist is unfair.


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When you click on a Sponsored Product ad, you will be taken to an Amazon detail page where you can learn more about the product and purchase it. Published on October 18, This is Volume Two of a history of India since the earliest times, picking up the story at the commencement of the A history of india volume 1 romila thapar period. Visit our Help Pages. Published on June 12, Sponsored Products are advertisements for products sold by merchants on Amazon. Please try again later.

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A History of the Indian Sub-Continent from thapa. It’s like any other work of history.