A History of India Second Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/15/2011
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Peter Robb's clear, fluent narrative explores the interplay between India's empires and regions of rule, custom and belief, from early times right up to the present. The new edition of this established text has been revised to incorporate the latest scholarship and now includes a Chronology and an extended and updated final chapter.

Author Biography

PETER ROBB is Research Professor in the History of India at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK. He has published widely on the history of India and South Asia.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Boxes and Tables
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface and Acknowledgements
Indian Words and Names
Introduction: Region and Civilization
Early India
Mediaeval India
Early Modern India I: Mughals and Marathas
Early Modern India II: Company Raj
Modern India I: Government
Modern India II: Politics
Modern Indai III: Society
Modern India IV: Economy
Modern India and the World
References and Readings

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