A History of India
This fourth edition of A History of India presents the grand sweep of Indian history from antiquity to the present in a compact and readable survey. The authors examine the major political, economic, social and cultural forces which have shaped the history of the subcontinent. Providing an authoritative and detailed account, Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund emphasize and analyze the structural pattern of Indian history.
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. 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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History and the Environment
Early Civilisations of the Northwest
The Great Ancient Empires
The Regional Kingdoms of Early Medieval India
Religious Communities and Military Feudalism
The Rise and Fall of the Mughal Empire
The Period of Colonial Rule