Glorious History of India (For Children)

Glorious History of India (For Children)

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Item Code: NAF380
Author: Anurag Mehta
Publisher: Neeta Prakashan
Language: English
Edition: 2016
ISBN: 9788176760331
Pages: 179 (Throughout Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 9.5 inch x 6.5 inch
Weight 450 gm
Back of the Book

This book is attempt to narrate the rich mythology and the glorious history of India. The historical events have been woven together to make an exciting book for children. These events are explained in simple language and are complemented with beautiful illustrations to capture the imagination of young readers. The lessons from Indian history have been highlighted to impart wisdom to children to help them face day to day challenge of life. Every child should read this book to understand our rich heritage and develop a sense of pride for our country.

 

About the Book

The episodes have been carefully selected in the book which will help to develop the personality of the child and give a bird’s eye view of Indian history. The great Indian epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the teachings of Buddha and Guru Nanak, the battles of the Mughals and the great Indian struggle for independence have all been included in this book.

 

About the Author

Anurag Mehta is an author and publisher of children’s books. An Economic (Hons) graduate from Delhi University, Anurag’s first book was ‘Glorious History of India for Children. The book became an instant best seller selling over several thousand copies and has been reprinted many times till now.

My books not only entertain children with their interesting narration and superb illustrations, but also inculcate practical wisdom and values in children to help them face day to day challenges of life say Anurag.

Anurag has written over 40 books for children which are published under his company Nita Mehta Publications. Having done a course in computer animation and design, he founded the company, Nita Mehta publications, in 2001.

 

Introduction

This book is an attempt to narrate the rich mythology and the glorious history of India. The historical events have been woven together to make an exciting book for children. These events are explained in simple language and are complemented with beautiful illustrations to capture the imagination of young readers.

The episodes have been carefully selected which will help to develop the personality of the child and give a bird’s eye view of Indian history. The lesson from Indian history has been highlighted to impart wisdom to children to help them face day to day challenges of life. We have tries to cover events from thousands of years ago to the present day.

The great Indian epics of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, the teachings of Buddha and Guru Nanak, the battles of the Mughals and the Marathas, the British rule and the great Indian struggle for independence have all been included in this book. History uses. A.D. and B.C. to determine dates of events. B.C. stands for before Christ and A.D. stands for Anno Domini which in Latin means in the year of Lord (Christ). Historical dates are counted from the year of the birth of Christ.

Every child read this book to understand our rich heritage and develop a sense of pride for our country.

 

Contents

 

Introduction 5  
The Discovery of the Great Past 6  
The Aryans 13  
The Story of Rama 18  
The Mahabharata 26  
Mahavira - the conqueror of soul 35  
The Buddha 38  
Alexander-The Great 45  
Chandragupta Maurya 48  
Ashoka 52  
The Mauryan Empire Breaks Up 58  
The Kingdoms of South India 62  
The Gupta Kings 64  
The Huns 68  
The rule of Harshavardhan 69  
Kings of the South 73  
The Rise of Hinduism 76  
The Brave Rajputs 78  
The Invaders 82  
The Invader becomes the King 86  
The Delhi Sultanate 88  
Life of the People 94  
The new Religions Groups 96  
Babar the Warrior 99  
Humayun the Dreamer 102  
Akbar - the Great 105  
Jahagir the nature Lover 110  
Shah Jahan-the Builder 113  
Aurangzeb - the Cruel 116  
Shivaji- the Brave Maratha 119  
The Fall of Mughal Empire 126  
The Marathas become Stronger 127  
The British in Indian 129  
Tipu Sultan 134  
The Sikhs 137  
The Revolt Against British Rule 145  
Awekening of India 152  
Freedom Fighters 160  
Mahatma Gandhi 161  
The Problems of Independent India 175  
India, the Largest Democracy 176  
Concluding Note from the Author. 179  
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