The Penguin History of Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300

The Penguin History of Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300

Paperback

By (author) Romila Thapar

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 592 pages
  • Dimensions: 129mm x 198mm x 25mm | 405g
  • Publication date: 7 August 2003
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0140288260
  • ISBN 13: 9780140288261
  • Illustrations note: 16pp illustrations
  • Sales rank: 632,431

Product description

This new book represents a complete rewriting of Romila Thapar's hugely successful "History of India - Volume One", thirty-four years after it was first published. Incorporating the vast changes in knowledge developed during her lifetime, Thapar tells the extraordinary story of this great civilisation - a civilisation always based on diverse, often warring sources and that left the astounding buildings and beliefs that still fill India. This book is the authoritative history told with style andmeticulous attention to detail by the world's leading authority.

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Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.