India A History. Revised and Updated

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-04-12
  • Publisher: Grove Press

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Fully revised with forty thousand new words that take the reader up to present-day India, John Keay’s India: A History spans five millennia in a sweeping narrative that tells the story of the peoples of the subcontinent, from their ancient beginnings in the valley of the Indus to the events in the region today. In charting the evolution of the rich tapestry of cultures, religions, and peoples that comprise the modern nations of Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh, Keay weaves together insights from a variety of scholarly fields to create a rich historical narrative. Wide-ranging and authoritative, India: A History is a compelling epic portrait of one of the world’s oldest and most richly diverse civilizations.

Author Biography

John Keay is a historian write, and world-downed South Asia expert. He is the author of nineteen books, including Into India, India Discovered, and China: A History.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
List of Mapsp. xi
List of Charts and Tablesp. xiii
Author's note to the Second Editionp. xvi
Introductionp. xvii
The Harappan World: C3000-1700 B Cp. 1
Vedic Values: C1700-900 B Cp. 19
The Epic Age: C900-520 B Cp. 37
Out of the Myth-Smoke: C520-C320 B Cp. 56
Gloria Maurya: C320-200 B Cp. 78
An Age of Paradox: C200 B C-C300 adp. 101
Gupta Gold: C300-500 A Dp. 129
Lords of the Universe: C500-700p. 155
Dharma and Defiance: C700-C900p. 180
Natraj, the Rule of the Dance: C950-1180p. 202
The Triumph of the Sultans: C1180-1320p. 231
Other Indias: 1320-1525p. 262
The Making of the Mughal Empire: 1500-1605p. 289
Mughal Pomp, Indian Circumstance: 1605-1682p. 320
From Taj to Raj: 1682-1750p. 348
The British Conquest: 1750-1820p. 383
Pax Britannica: 1820-1880p. 414
Awake the Nation: 1880-1930p. 448
At the Stroke of the Midnight Hour: 1930-1948p. 484
Surgical Procedures: 1948-1965p. 510
The Spectre of Separatism: 1962-1972p. 537
'Demockery': 1972-1984p. 561
Midnight's Grandchildren: 1984-p. 582
Source Notesp. 607
Bibliographyp. 619
Index (incorporating Glossary)p. 633
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