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A History Of India For Children
A History Of India For Children

A History Of India For Children

by Roshen Dalal

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin/Puffin

ISBN

0670876062 - Year: 1997 - Pages: 397

Binding

Hardcover

Roshen Dalal

Author: Roshen Dalal
Publisher: Penguin/Puffin
Year: 1997
Language: English
Pages: 397
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0670876062

Description

Clearly written, well illustrated and informative, this book is the best introduction to India. Spanning the ages from the magnificent Indus Valley Civilization of 2500 BC to the triumph of Independence in 1947, the important personalities and events of India's history are vividly described in fascinating details. Special features include:

* Detailed illustrations and maps
* Comprehensive, colorful description of people, places and culture
* Special focus on literature and archaeology

Contents

Introduction
A System of Dating
Location of Places

CHAPTER I
India - Our Land

CHAPTER II
The First People

CHAPTER III
Village Life

CHAPTER IV
The Indus Valley Civilization : An Urban Revolution

CHAPTER V
Village Life in Other Parts of India

CHAPTER VI
The Rig Vedic Aryans

CHAPTER VII
The Later Vedic Period

CHAPTER VIII
Archaeology and the Vedic Period

CHAPTER IX
Megalithic Cultures

CHAPTER X
The Mahajanapadas and the Rise of Magadha

CHAPTER XI
New Religious Sects Between 600 and 400 BC

CHAPTER XII
Alexander

CHAPTER XIII
The Mauryas

CHAPTER XIV
North India After the Mauryas

CHAPTER XV
The Kushanas

CHAPTER XVI
The Satavahanas

CHAPTER XVII
Kingdoms of the South

CHAPTER XVIII
Life between 200 BC and AD 300

CHAPTER XIX
The Guptas

CHAPTER XX
The Deccan and South India

CHAPTER XXI
Harsha's Kingdom

CHAPTER XXII
North India between AD 700 and 1200

CHAPTER XXIII
Some Other Kingdoms of the North

CHAPTER XXIV
South India between AD 600 - 1200

CHAPTER XXV
India in AD 1200

CHAPTER XXVI
Ghazni and Ghur

CHAPTER XXVII
The First Sultans of Delhi

CHAPTER XXVIII
The Khaljis and the Tughlaqs

CHAPTER XXIX
The Sayyids and the Lodis

CHAPTER XXX
Some Independent States

CHAPTER XXXI
Life at the Time of the Sultanate-AD 1200-1500

CHAPTER XXXII
The Bahmani and Vijayanagara Kingdoms

CHAPTER XXXIII
The Early Mughals

CHAPTER XXXIV
Akbar, Jahangir and Shahjahan

CHAPTER XXXV
Aurangzeb and the Decline of the Mughals

CHAPTER XXXVI
The Marathas and the Sikhs

CHAPTER XXXVII
Life in Mughal India

CHAPTER XXXVIII
Major Religious Developments between AD 1200 and 1750

CHAPTER XXXIX
The Europeans Arrive

CHAPTER L
The British Expansion and Conquest

CHAPTER LI
Further Expansion - From Wellesley to Dalhousie

CHAPTER LII
Administrative and Economic Changes

CHAPTER LIII
Early Indian Reformers

CHAPTER LIV
The Revolt of 1857

CHAPTER LV
The Rise of Nationalism

CHAPTER LVI
The Moderates and the Extremists

CHAPTER LVII
The Later Reformers-1858-1920

CHAPTER LVIIII
The Muslim League

CHAPTER LIX
New Trends between 1908 and 1919

CHAPTER LX
Mahatma Gandhi and Non-Cooperation

CHAPTER LXI
The Intermediate Years-1922-1929

CHAPTER LXII
Civil Disobedience-1930-1934

CHAPTER LXIII
The First Indian Government-1935-1939

CHAPTER LXIV
India During the Second World War

CHAPTER LXV
The Last Phase- 1945-1947

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