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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Kulkenow in its historyy edition. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Vedic people did not have the skills of the indigenous people. Matt Hahn rated it liked it Jan 27, 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 O is an excellent introduction to the complex cultures of India from Neolithic times to now.
Alexander has been called great because he looted and destroyed many countries-did not build anything.
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. Open Preview See a Problem? This is an excellent introduction to the complex cultures of India from Neolithic times to now.
A History of Indiais a compact histkry presenting the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present. Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast.
A History of India
Stephanie rated it liked it Sep 13, Amelia rated it liked it May 29, To ask other readers questions about A History of Indiaplease sign up. Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history.
Hermann KulkeDietmar Rothermund. 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. 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.
Psychology Press- History – pages. That probably led me to an interest in Roman contact with India in grad school, so I’ve had some familiarity with the history of India before this book.
Kristine rated it it was ok Dec 05, Account Options Sign in. Chakrabarti Snippet view – This book is highly factual and the authors have refrained from making an in depth analysis of many, if not most of the issues concerning the Indian history, which is just as well.
Has one of the best insights on the Kashmir conflict. Moore No preview available – But it can be explained only to a person who has some idea of astronomy and not merely trying to falsify history. Hermina rated it it was ok Mar 26, It remains the definitive text on the nation.
A History of India by Hermann Kulke. Histor Review – Flag as inappropriate I read page 59 in search of Mahapadmanada-which contains many deliberate falsehoods in racial styl history. I am really obliged to the Authors for enlightening me. The First European Revolution: Books by Hermann Kulke. Selected pages Title Page. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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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It cannot be Pataliputra, but Dehali where Paribhadra cantonment was always maintained by kings of Pataliputra. This classic text is an authoritative detailed account which emphasises and analyses the stuctural pattern of Indian history. Brooke rated it really liked it Apr 21, If that seems rather a broad chronological sweep, it is, which makes it rather an impressive achievement for two authors to have achieved.
Kathryn Wardell rated it really liked it May 07, Casper Luckerhof rated it really liked it Nov 24, Aug 28, Iulke Wood rated it it was ok 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.
Kklke Itsoga rated it liked it Jan 18, It emphasizes the structural pattern of Indian history rather than the chronology of events.
References to this book Colonial Indology: That could be sign of greatness in superior white race.