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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Hermwnn, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast. Would not re-read this book and donated it. Andhra has been manipulated to Nanda as Andhra king description will clearly show Alexander at end of Andhra and start of Gupta period. It was, however, a pleasure to get more detail and a broader picture. I found three books which gave some information about Ancient Indian history.

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Brooke rated it really liked it Apr 21, I am really obliged to the Authors for enlightening me. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


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.

Dry and boring, though information is insia.

No trivia or quizzes yet. I’d recommend it to anyone look to have a very indiq summary of this amazing country. Hermann KulkeDietmar Rothermund. Steve Woutters rated it really liked it Jan 27, Hasrizal Jamil rated it really liked it Dec 05, These issues were in mind troubling for several decades.

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hisotry Has one of the best insights on the Kashmir conflict. References to this book Colonial Indology: Besides it also gives why and how the rigidity of caste system is maintained. From the Origins to AdF. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Dry, heavy on the facts, and highly empirical.

It remains the definitive text on the nation. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Moore No preview available – Thanks for telling us about the problem. This new edition has been thoroughly revised, histoy new research, and an up-to-date preface, index and dateline. Feb 07, Royce Ratterman rated it liked it. 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 this beginner.


These things are to be suppressed for deliberate destruction of history. Aug 28, Roger Wood rated it it was ok Shelves: Jul 13, Jaspal Rana rated it liked it Shelves: Cora rated it liked it Jan 24, 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. Allegra Itsoga rated it liked it Jan 18, I heemann page 59 in search of Mahapadmanada-which contains many deliberate falsehoods in racial styl history.

Milind rated it it was amazing Jun 09, Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring – number rating relates to the book’s contribution to my needs. Jun 12, Saskia rated it really liked it Shelves: Hermina rated it it was ok Mar 26,