Ancient Indian History and Civilization

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New Age International, 1999 - India - 668 pages
A Single-Volume Study Of Ancient Indian History Delineating The Various Facets, Both Political And Cultural, And Incorporating The Fruits Of Recent Researches That Have Abundantly Appeared Since 1950, Has Not Been Attempted Before. Author Has Tried To Maintain A Delicate Balance Between Political History And Social, Economic And Cultural History Of Ancient India.The Book Covers The Pre-Historic India, The Vedic Age, The Post-Vedic Civilization, North India In The Sixth Century B.C. It Also Explains New Religious Movements And Their Socio-Economic Background, Maurya Age, Political Disintegration And Foreign Invasions. The Gupta Empire, The Prominence Of North Under Harshavardhana And Its Eclipse, Bengal Under The Palas And The Senas, Dynasties Of North India, Arabs And Turks In India, Indias Intercourse With The Outside World, Have Been Discussed In Depth.History Of Deccan And South India, Hitherto Not Given Due Weightage And Culture And Civilization Of Ancient India In All Its Variegated Hues, Have Received Due Attention. Some New Topics Like Espionage, Slavery, Guilds, Urbanisation, Feudalism And Science And Technology In Ancient India, Have Been Incorporated To Make The Book As Uptodate As Possible. Apart From Meeting The Requirements Of Undergraduate And Postgraduate Students Of Indian Universities, The Book Will Serve As A Useful Guide To Candidates For Civil Service Examination (Both Preliminary And Main).
 

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Contents

SOURCES OF ANCIENT INDIAN HISTORY
14
PREHISTORIC INDIA
21
RIGVEDICAGE
39
POSTVEDICCIVILIZATION
57
POLITICAL CONDITION OFNORTH INDIAIN
104
Anga Magadha Kasi Kosala Vriji Malla Chedi Kuru Panchala
127
POLITICAL DISINTEGRATION AND FOREIGN INVASION
168
THE SANGAM AGE
204
BENGALUNDERTHE PALAS AND THE SENAS
273
THEHIMALAYANKINGDOM
293
DYNASTIES OFNORTH INDIA
307
ARABS ANDTURKS IN INDIA
346
THEDECCAN
359
SOUTHINDIA
443
INTERCOURSE WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD
502
CULTURE AND CIVILIZATIONINANCIENTINDIA
545

RISE OF NEWPOWERS
246
HARSHAVARDHANAOF THANESHVARAND KANAUJ
252
NORTHERNINDIAAFTERHARSHA
263
CONCLUSION
592
INDEX
609
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