The History of India: From the Earliest Ages

By: Robert Hunter

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The concise account of the history of India from the earliest ages to the fall of the East India Company and the proclamation of Queen Victoria in 1858 was meant to be a text book for those students of India’s past who were interested in joining the ranks of administrators, social campaigners and the inmates of seminaries of India. The authenticity of this account of Indian history in gauged by the sources studied and used by the authors: the works of Horace Hayman Wilson, Max Muller, Mill, Dr. Wilson of Bombay and John Muir, apart from journals like that of the Asiatic society of London, the Calcutta Review, Asiatic Researchers, etc. The book, starting with the account of the aborigines, the Vedic times, the days of Rama, the rise and decline of Buddhism and the Puranic period goes to study the rise and spread of Mohammadanism, the Various Muslim Dynasties that ruled India, the Mughals and their followers. It also surveys in great detail the rise and spread of Christianity, the Portuguese, the French and the latter’s rivalry with the British in the south. All details of the British rule upto the 1857 rebellion have been studied comprehensively. This can be one single book on the history of India to be consulted by a student at the undergraduate level. Printed Pages: 282.

Title: The History of India: From the Earliest Ages

Author Name: Robert Hunter

Categories: India, History,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1992

ISBN: 8172680058

ISBN 13: 9788172680053

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 112361

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