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Publisher's Note The present work is a compilation of articles published earlier in the Publications Division's weekly Employment News. The compilation is intended to meet the requirements of part of the syllabus for the Civil Services Examinations Concerning the history of ancient India. We hope, the book will serves as both, an important source book for students appearing for the Civil Services Examinations and also, as a useful guide book for the students who need a review of l...
Publisher's Note

The present work is a compilation of articles published earlier in the Publications Division's weekly Employment News. The compilation is intended to meet the requirements of part of the syllabus for the Civil Services Examinations Concerning the history of ancient India. We hope, the book will serves as both, an important source book for students appearing for the Civil Services Examinations and also, as a useful guide book for the students who need a review of life in ancient India.

 

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Harappan Civilization 1
The Vedic Age 12
Society at the Time of the Buddha 36
Social Philosophy of Buddhism 46
The Mauryas 50
Early Historical Period 69
Original Home of the Guptas 82
Conquests of Samudragupta : Pattern and Policy 87
Gupta Administration : An Overview 94
The Political History of Northern India post – Gupta period 103
India at the Time ofHarsha 109
Political History of Southern India 119
Southern India: Political Organisation, Administration, Society and Art 125
Learning and Education System 133
Educational Institutions 140
Science & Technology: A Review 146

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Item Code: NAK189 Cover: Paperback Edition: 2013 Publisher: Publications Division, Government of India ISBN: 978812318966 Language: English Size: 9.5 inch x 6.5 inch Pages: 162 Other Details: Weight of the Book: 277 gms
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