Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history. 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. Book Reviews: A History of India by Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund. Croom Helm: Pp. Show all authors. Burton Stein ยท Burton Stein.

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A History of India

Factually this is an excellent book. The Freedom Movement and the Partition of India. Please see link for more: A History of India Asian history. The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Empire. User Review – Flag as inappropriate political history hostory inda.

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A History of India by Hermann Kulke

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Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. A history of India. Aug 28, Roger Indiz rated it it was ok Shelves: 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.

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Kristine rated it it was ok Dec 05, 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. Sagnik Saha rated it it was ok Sep 07, User Review – Flag as inappropriate I found three books which gave some information about Ancient Indian history. History and the Environment 1.


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.

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They are Romila Thapar’s Early India: The Freedom Movement and the Partition of India 8. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The authors demonstrate a strong understanding of the culture and, usually, maintain a balanced tone throughout.