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History of Ancient India
History of Ancient India

History of Ancient India

by Ramashankar Tripathi

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Language

English

Publisher

Motilal Banarsidass

ISBN

8120800184 - Year: 1999 - Pages: 605

Binding

Paperback

Ramashankar Tripathi
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Author: Ramashankar Tripathi
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 605
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120800184

Description

This book gives an authoritative, up-to-date, and compendious account of the history, institutions and culture of India from the earliest times to the advent of the Moslem period. It is based on all available materials-literary, epigraphic, and numismatic-and is written in a most elegant, sober, and lucid style.

The author brings to bear upon his task not only profound scholarship and critical acumen but also a scrupulous regard for historical truth, accuracy of facts and impartiality of judgment.

The merit of the book has been enhanced by an exhaustive Bibliography and a comprehensive Index. Students, scholars and the general reader alike will find the book highly interesting, useful and valuable for study and references.

EXTRACTS FROM REVIEWS:

The book constitutes a very important achievement because it gives a panoramic survey of events, which is both scholarly and readable.
-The Sunday Statesman

In the eighteen chapters of the present work he has given uas a comprehensive and well-proportioned account, based upon wide reading, On numerous disputed questions his judgments are marked by sobriety and good sense.
-The Modern Review

DR R S TRIPATHI is well-known to students of Indian History as the author of History of Kanauj to the Moslem Conquest, which shows his critical spirit and sound judgment, The book under review is carefully prepared and is sure to be immensely interesting and useful to the general student of Hidnu history and culture.
-The Indian Historical Quarterly

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

DR R S TRIPATHI is well-known to students of Indian History as the author of History of Kanauj to the Moslem Conquest.

Contents

DEDICATION

PREFACE

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

PART I

CHAPTER I
Introduction

CHAPTER II
The Pre-Historic Period

CHAPTER III
The Rigvedic Age

CHAPTER IV
Later Vedic Period

CHAPTER V
The Sutras, Epics, & The Dharmasastras

PART II

CHAPTER VI
The Age of the Buddha

CHAPTER VII
Contact with the outside world

CHAPTER VIII
The Maurya Empire

CHAPTER IX
Accession

CHAPTER X
The Brahman Rulers

CHAPTER XI
The Epoch of Foreign Invaders

PART III

CHAPTER XII
The Imperial Guptas

CHAPTER XIII
Civilisation Under the Guiptas and Rise of New Powers

CHAPTER XIV
Harsavardhana of Thanesvar and Kanauj

CHAPTER XV
Post-Harsa and Pre-Moslem Northern India

CHAPTER XVI
Medieval Hindu Dynasties of Northern India (continued)

PART IV

CHAPTER XVII
The Dynasties of Daksinapatha

CHAPTER XVIII
The States of the Southern Peninsula

CHAPTER XIX
Introductory

GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX OF NAMES

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