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Illustrated History of India
Illustrated History of India
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India has always remained a centre of attraction for the world be it for her technological prowess today or for being one of the oldest civilizations with magic, mystic and abundant prosperity. Till recently she was looked on as a mystical country with many misconceptions. However this mystical and magical power stems from her history that is captured in this book with attractive illustrations supporting the exhaustive text.

The home to the most advanced Indus valley civilization the land of the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Kingdoms of various dynasties such as Maurayas, Guptas, Chalukyas that ruled and prospered in the ancient days not to forget the showcase of the glory of Mughal Architecture India has fascinated not only Indians but the entire populace of the world perhaps this proves to be the reason behind so many invasions by the Aryans Greeks Mongols, Persians, French and British in ancient times.

This book is a treasure trove if you want to learn about India’s history detailing its mystical charms since the Vedic period until its independence in 1947 and beyond.

Content

Early India vii
Chapter 1The Indus Valley Civilization 5
Chapter 2The Decline of Harappan Culture 11
Ancient India
Chapter 3The Vedic age 16
Chapter 4A Time for Reform Buddha 21
Chapter 5Persian and Greek Invaders 29
Chapter 6The Maurya Dynasty 31
Chapter 7Ashoka the Great 35
Chapter 8Prosperity under Ashoka’s rule 39
Chapter 9The Guptas 45
Chapter 10The Golden Age of the Guptas 48
Chapter 11Harshavardhana 53
The Kingdoms of the Deccan
Chapter 12The Chalukyas 57
Chapter 13The Pallavas 64
Chapter 14The Cholas70
Chapter 15The Cheras76
Chapter 16The Pandyas 80
Chapter 17The Rajputs 84
Mughal India
Chapter 18The Early Mughals 88
Chapter 19Akbar the Great 95
Chapter 20Jahangir 103
Chapter 21Shah Jahan 107
Chapter 22Aurangazeb 113
Chapter 23The Rise of the Marathas 119
Chapter 24The Glory of Maratha Rule 125
Chapter 25The Kingdom of Mysore 130
Chapter 26The Reign of Tipu Sultan 134
British India
Chapter 27The East India Company 139
Chapter 28The Sepoy Mutiny 144
Chapter 29The Indian Nationalist Movement 148
Chapter 30The Freedom Struggle 152
Chapter 31Quit India 157
Chapter 32Independence 159

Illustrated History of India

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NAB923
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Edition:
2010
ISBN:
9788182523876
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11.0 inch X 8.5 inch
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164 (Illustrated Throughout In Full Color)
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Weight of the Book: 800 gms
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Back of the Book

India has always remained a centre of attraction for the world be it for her technological prowess today or for being one of the oldest civilizations with magic, mystic and abundant prosperity. Till recently she was looked on as a mystical country with many misconceptions. However this mystical and magical power stems from her history that is captured in this book with attractive illustrations supporting the exhaustive text.

The home to the most advanced Indus valley civilization the land of the Ramayana and Mahabharata. Kingdoms of various dynasties such as Maurayas, Guptas, Chalukyas that ruled and prospered in the ancient days not to forget the showcase of the glory of Mughal Architecture India has fascinated not only Indians but the entire populace of the world perhaps this proves to be the reason behind so many invasions by the Aryans Greeks Mongols, Persians, French and British in ancient times.

This book is a treasure trove if you want to learn about India’s history detailing its mystical charms since the Vedic period until its independence in 1947 and beyond.

Content

Early India vii
Chapter 1The Indus Valley Civilization 5
Chapter 2The Decline of Harappan Culture 11
Ancient India
Chapter 3The Vedic age 16
Chapter 4A Time for Reform Buddha 21
Chapter 5Persian and Greek Invaders 29
Chapter 6The Maurya Dynasty 31
Chapter 7Ashoka the Great 35
Chapter 8Prosperity under Ashoka’s rule 39
Chapter 9The Guptas 45
Chapter 10The Golden Age of the Guptas 48
Chapter 11Harshavardhana 53
The Kingdoms of the Deccan
Chapter 12The Chalukyas 57
Chapter 13The Pallavas 64
Chapter 14The Cholas70
Chapter 15The Cheras76
Chapter 16The Pandyas 80
Chapter 17The Rajputs 84
Mughal India
Chapter 18The Early Mughals 88
Chapter 19Akbar the Great 95
Chapter 20Jahangir 103
Chapter 21Shah Jahan 107
Chapter 22Aurangazeb 113
Chapter 23The Rise of the Marathas 119
Chapter 24The Glory of Maratha Rule 125
Chapter 25The Kingdom of Mysore 130
Chapter 26The Reign of Tipu Sultan 134
British India
Chapter 27The East India Company 139
Chapter 28The Sepoy Mutiny 144
Chapter 29The Indian Nationalist Movement 148
Chapter 30The Freedom Struggle 152
Chapter 31Quit India 157
Chapter 32Independence 159
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