Author: Anurag MehtaPublisher: Nita Mehta PublicationsYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 180ISBN/UPC (if available): 8176760331
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 India's history. Te lessons from Indian history have been highlighted to impart wisdom to children and to help face day to day challenges of life.The great Indian epics of Ramayana and 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.We believe the book will help children understand our rich heritage and take pride in our country.
INTRODUCTIONThe Discovery of the Great PastThe AryansThe RamayanThe MahabharatThe BuddhaPorus and AlexanderChandra Gupta MauryaAshok the GreatThe Mauryan Empire Breaks upThe Kingdoms of South IndiaThe Guta KingsThe HunsHarshavardhanKings of the SouthThe Brave RajputsThe InvadersThe Invader Becomes the KingThe Delhi SultanateLife of the peopleThe New Religious GroupsBabar-The WarriorHumayun-The DreamerAkbar-The GreatJahangir-The Nature LoverShah Jahan-The BuilderAurangzeb-The CruelThe Brave MarathasThe Fall of the Mughal EmpireThe Marathas Become StrongerThe BritishTipu SultanThe SikhsThe Revolt Against British RuleRani of JhansiIndia AwakesFreedom FightersMahatma GandhiThe Problems of Independent IndiaIndia, the Largets DemocracyConcluding not from the author