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Phone or email. Don't remember me. Thapar has incorporated the vast changes in scholarly understanding and interpretation of Indian history that have occurred during her lifetime to revise the book for a new generation of readers. This new work brings to life thousands of years of history, tracing India's evolution before contact with modern Europe was established: its prehistoric beginnings; the great cities of the Indus civilization; the emergence of mighty dynasties such as the Mauryas, Guptas, and Cholas; the teachings of the Buddha; the creation of heroic epics such as the Mahabharata and the Ramayana; and the creation of regional cultures.
A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India: From the Stone Age to the 12th Century
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Other Editions 6.
Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Search the name of the author or book. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 4. Rating details. More filters. Sort order. Nov 01, Hrishikesh rated it really liked it. The best text on ancient Indian history that I have come across till date.
Wish had read this a couple of years back. Comprehensive coverage of political, social and cultural aspects.
What comes across most strongly is the author's clarity in writing this book. This clarity helps students of history understand various themes without any hiccups, while maintaining a sense of timeline at the same time. Virtually every idea mentioned is supported by a large set of references and sources. And unlike The best text on ancient Indian history that I have come across till date. And unlike many "eminent" historians, Upinder Singh has actually read the original sources that she is quoting.
Furthermore, she herself has been involved in archaeology and field-work, before commenting on it. Small wonder, that she is one of India's most respected and reliable historians. The book is made all the more readable by being supported by maps, charts and graphics. The only catch is certain sections are excessively detailed.
Highly recommend. With every read there is something new to learn even though I have read this one five times now! View 2 comments. Jun 27, Pragati Kulshrestha rated it it was ok Shelves: history. The book surpasses all other Hindi books on ancient and early medieval India that are available in the market.
The book gives students access to state-of-the-art knowledge of the subject and recent research. It explains how historians construct history, and by doing so, encourages the readers to understand historian's craft, and also to think independently and creatively.
It includes a large number of maps, photographs and line drawings which serve an important pedagogical purpose to help studen The book surpasses all other Hindi books on ancient and early medieval India that are available in the market. It includes a large number of maps, photographs and line drawings which serve an important pedagogical purpose to help students visualize ancient places, monuments, and artefacts.
Thus, becoming the only Hindi book on the subject offering such visual content. Don't buy if you wanna read it casually or just to complete your studies Must Buy if you're seriously interested in Great Indian History View all 4 comments. This was possibly one of the most longest and detailed books that I have read on any historical period. This book provides plenty of scholarly information and historiographical debates for young graduate students starting on the study of Ancient Indian history.
However, reading this book page to page is no easy task despite being filled with numerous colorful maps and images.
But if you want to have a serious study of Ancient India, then this is the book you must first have a look at. From here, This was possibly one of the most longest and detailed books that I have read on any historical period. From here, a more specialized study of Ancient India can begin in a much more erudite manner.
Sep 18, Bharati rated it it was amazing. This book will save your semester. Jun 13, Krishnaraj rated it it was amazing. By not taking too many assumption this book stands out to be unique among the other history books.
A mustvread for those who want to understand india's past. Images add beauty to the book along with writing. Jun 08, Nikita rated it really liked it Shelves: by-women. Immense is the scholarly analysis of Singh that one would not want to read another book on ancient Indian history. However this tome of a book could have done with some editing..
Jul 21, Akshita Ajmani added it. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Aug 17, Arnav Arnav rated it it was amazing. This good am to read this book. Sep 27, Shravan Patil rated it really liked it Shelves: ancient.
Nov 13, Aarush Dobhal rated it it was amazing. Jan 08, Swapnil Panditrao rated it really liked it. Excellent work by the writer in composing the detailed history of India.
This is must read for everyone who wants to explore more on early and ancient history of India. Jun 25, Sandipan Majumder rated it it was amazing. Jul 17, Mehraj Ali is currently reading it. Exited for this book. No biases. No opinion pelting. She's best. I want to read. May 30, Satyam Saxena rated it really liked it Shelves: history. A really fine masterpiece to learn about different theories pertaining to ancient India.
It is filled with exquisite illustrations to keep even non-history lovers attracted. Only a few topics such as Harshavardhan could have been incorporated. Feb 14, Abhishek Singh rated it really liked it. A great work of history. Sep 15, Govardhan Nellengara rated it really liked it. A fascinating read on the history of India right from the stone ages till the establishment of Delhi Sultanate.
It can be considered mandatory for all students of Indian history. Jun 12, Anant Raman Sharma rated it really liked it. Wonderful book on ancient Indian history. Discusses in detail about the controversial issues particularly those about the fundamentals.
Detailed maps and illustrations are provided for better understanding and original sources of ancient literarry works are quoted. Jan 31, Vikas Garud rated it really liked it. Comprehensive coverage of ancient Indian history. Aug 13, Sarath Shaji added it.
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The book describes the original sources such as ancient texts, artefacts, inscriptions and coins. You will find excellent illustration of how historians compare history on their basis. It conveys the clear and balanced clarification of ideas and historical debates enables students to separately evaluate evidence, arguments and theories. This classic allows the booklover to imagine and appreciate the rich and diverse relics of India's ancient past, transforming the method of discovering that past into an thrilling experience. She worked faculty of the Department of History at the University. From until she taught history at St.
This is the most complete textbook for undergraduate, postgraduate students, and competitive exams. This book includes all ancient texts, artifacts, inscriptions, coins, and so on. Many candidates have found this book useful for their preparation. In this article, you can download this book for free, which will be useful for the UPSC civil services examination. All PDFs that are provided here are for education purposes only.
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Стратмор кивнул: - Танкадо хотел от него избавиться. Он подумал, что это мы его убили. Он почувствовал, что умирает, и вполне логично предположил, что это наших рук. Тут все совпадает. Он решил, что мы добрались до него и, вероятно, отравили - ядом, вызывающим остановку сердца. Он понимал, что мы могли решиться на это только в одном случае - если нашли Северную Дакоту.
Из почты Танкадо Сьюзан знала также, что цепные мутации, обнаруженные Чатрукьяном, безвредны: они являются элементом Цифровой крепости. - Когда я впервые увидел эти цепи, сэр, - говорил Чатрукьян, - я подумал, что фильтры системы Сквозь строй неисправны. Но затем я сделал несколько тестов и обнаружил… - Он остановился, вдруг почувствовав себя не в своей тарелке. - Я обнаружил, что кто-то обошел систему фильтров вручную. Эти слова были встречены полным молчанием. Лицо Стратмора из багрового стало пунцовым. Сомнений в том, кого именно обвиняет Чатрукьян, не .
Вот оно! - воскликнула Соши. - Читайте! - Джабба обливался. - В чем разница.
Стратмор даже не пошевелился. - Коммандер. Нужно выключить ТРАНСТЕКСТ. У нас… - Он нас сделал, - сказал Стратмор, не поднимая головы. - Танкадо обманул всех .
Электронная почта от Энсея Танкадо, адресованная Грегу Хейлу. Они работали. Сьюзан буквально онемела, когда эта страшная правда дошла до ее сознания.