By Hermann Kulke,Dietmar Rothermund

Presenting the grand sweep of Indian heritage from antiquity to the current, A heritage of India is a close and authoritative account of the foremost political, financial, social and cultural forces that experience formed the historical past of the Indian subcontinent.

Hermann Kulke and Dietmar Rothermund supply a finished evaluation of the structural trend of Indian background, overlaying every one old interval in equivalent intensity. totally revised all through, the 6th version of this hugely available booklet has been mentioned to this point with research of contemporary occasions similar to the 2014 election and its results, and contains extra dialogue of matters akin to caste and gender, Islam, international family members, partition, and the click and television.

This new version comprises an up-to-date chronology of key occasions and an invaluable word list of Indian phrases, and is extremely illustrated with maps and pictures. Supplemented by means of a significant other web site (, it's a worthwhile source for college students of Indian historical past.

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