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History of Bangladesh: Early Bengal in Regional Perspectives (up to c.1200 CE) Vol. 2 Society Economy Culture

By: Abdul Momin chowdhury & Ranabir Chakravarty (Authors) Romila Thapar (Frwd.)

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Asiatic Society of Bangladesh: 2018

Seller ID: 1202336

ISBN: 9843445201

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 716 View more info

India: Another Millennium?

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001289

ISBN: 0670896454

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The concept of the millennium encompasses a sense of progress and the hope for a better future. Pursuing this notion, the present collection of essays edited by Romila Thapar, and accompanied by her introduction, explores the challenges before twenty-first-century India in its quest for a democratic and just society. Globalization and the revolution in information technology provide a new context to the problems faced in contemporary times by Indians. But will globalization ensure rapid economic growth and development in the face of low literacy, rising population, the gradual withdrawal of th... View more info

Indian Tales

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $1.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002450

ISBN: 0140348115

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An exciting and entertaining collection of stories, full of the colour and enchantment of India. These sixteen tales-of heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons, and of animals-have been told to generations of people who have laughed or shed tears over them or pondered on their timeless wisdom. Some stories have a happy ending, others haunt us with their sadness and all of them should delight the young reader. Printed Pages: 104. View more info

Interpreting Early India

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $8.12

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2002

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 010074

ISBN: 0195633423

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 181. View more info

The Penguin History of Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016460

ISBN: 0143029894

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A largely rewritten version of a classic history of early India concerned not only with the past but also with the interaction of the past and the present. Romila Thapar’s Penguin History of Early India brings to life many centuries of the Indian past. Dynastic history provides a chronological frame but the essential thrust of the book is the explanation of the changes in society and economy. The mutation of religious beliefs and practices, the exploration of areas of knowledge in which India excelled, its creative literature, are all woven into a historical context. In this version, the ope... View more info

Readings in Early Indian History

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $17.47

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 037662

ISBN: 0198083769

Condition: New


This book discusses the period from 1000 BC to the end of the sixth century AD. Divided into five thematic sections, the first section discusses questions like perceptions, historical consciousness, and approaches to the study of ancient Indian history. The second and third parts give a detailed account of changes in society and economy and the evolution and transformation of the political formations from ancient times. The segment on religion presents information on development in the field of religion and philosophy while the last section underlines changes which paved way for new socio-econ... View more info

The Historian and Her Craft: Collected Essays and Lectures

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $198.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2017

Seller ID: 900601

ISBN: 0199467153


This set of four volumes reflects the scholarship of one of the foremost historians of our time. It is a comprehensive collection of lectures and essays by Romila Thapar, with each focusing on a theme—Historiography, Pre-Mauryan and Mauryan India, Social and Cultural Transactions, and Religion and Society. Each of these includes an interview of the author by an expert in the field, who also introduces the essays in that volume. PRINTED PAGES: 1584. View more info

The Past Before Us: Historical Traditions of Early North India

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2014

Seller ID: 900706

ISBN: 8178243970

Condition: New


It has so often been said that Indian civilization lacks historical writing—and therefore a sense of history—that this notion passes for a truism. There has been little attempt to show up the falsity of the generalization. In the present book—a magisterial historiographical survey of every major form within which ancient North Indian history is embedded or evident—Romila Thapar shows an intellectually dynamic ancient world profuse with ideas about the past, an arena replete with societies constructing, reconstructing, and contesting various visions of worlds before their own. “To de... View more info

The Past Before Us: Historical Traditions of Early North India

By: Romila Thapar

Price: $27.95

Publisher: New Delhi, Permanent Black/Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2014

Seller ID: 900721

ISBN: 8178243970

Condition: New


It has so often been said that Indian civilization lacks historical writing—and therefore a sense of history—that this notion passes for a truism. There has been little attempt to show up the falsity of the generalization. In the present book—a magisterial historiographical survey of every major form within which ancient North Indian history is embedded or evident—Romila Thapar shows an intellectually dynamic ancient world profuse with ideas about the past, an arena replete with societies constructing, reconstructing, and contesting various visions of worlds before their own. “To de... View more info