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    DescriptionThe origin of world civilization can be traced to the Sindhu and Sarasvati river valleys (located in present-day Pakistan) as early as 8,000 BC. Here, innovation and originality in every aspect of human endeavor, from mathematics and science to art and sports, flourished. Yet the importance of this civilization, known as the Vedic period, has been deliberately downplayed. Thoroughly researched and including an extensive bibliography, "From Bharata to India" rectifies this mistake in the perspective of world history and seeks to offer a comprehensive reference source. Author M. K. Agarwal shows how this early culture, where ideation by enlightened philosopher Brahmin kings, brought material and spiritual wealth that was to remain unchallenged until the colonial era. This Vedic-Hindu-Buddhist legacy subsequently influenced peoples and paradigms around the globe, ushering in an era of peace and plenty thousands of years before the Europeans. By using original sources in Sanskirt as well as regional literature, Agarwal compares corresponding situations in other civilizations within the context of their own literary traditions and records to prove that Bharata forms the basis of world civilization. This is in direct contrast to the "Greek or Arab miracle" hypothesis put forth by numerous scholars. The first of two volumes in this series, "From Bharata to India" offers a fascinating, in-depth glimpse into ancient India's contribution to the modern world.


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    Title
    From Bharata to India
    Subtitle
    Volume 1: Chrysee the Golden
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M K Agarwal
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 580
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781475907650
    ISBN 10: 1475907656
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJF
    Abridged Dewey: 954
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS017000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    LC classification: DS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: TS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 1FKA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHF, NHC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAE, 1FK
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    iUniverse.com
    Imprint name
    iUniverse.com
    Publication date
    21 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington IN