The Penguin history of early India : from the origins to AD 1300

Other titles
  • Early India
  • Early India from the origins to AD 1300.
  • Early India.
Published
  • London : Penguin 2003
Physical description
xxx, 555 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
ISBN
  • 0140288260
  • 9780140288261
Notes
  • Originally published as: Early India, 2002.
  • Originally published as: Early India, 2002.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Originally published as Early India. London : Allen Lane/The Penguin Press, 2002.
Contents
  • Perceptions of the past -- Landscapes and peoples -- Antecedents -- Towards chiefdoms and kingdoms: c. 1200-600 BC -- States and cities of the Indo-Gangetic Plain: c. 600-300 BC -- The emergence of empire: Mauryan India; c. 321-185 BC -- Of politics and trade: c. 200 BC-AD 300 -- The rise of the mercantile community: c. 200 BC-AD 300 -- Threshold times: c. AD 300-700 -- The peninsula: emerging regional kingdoms; c. AD 500-900 -- The peninsula: establishing authorities and structures; c. AD 900-1300 -- The politics of northern India: c. AD 700-1200 -- Northern India: distributive political economies and regional cultures; c. AD 800-1300
Related item
  • Thapar, Romila. Early India.
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/bios/ucal052/2002031453.html
  • http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/ucal042/2002031453.html
Genre
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Incorporating the vast changes in knowledge developed during her lifetime, the author tells the story of this great civilization - one based on diverse, often warring sources - and the buildings and beliefs that are its legacy.

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