Author: J N NandaPublisher: Bharatiya Vidya BhavanYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 150ISBN/UPC (if available): 8172762658
The book gives readers a glimpse of Indian History and culture in brief. Various episodes, writeups of well known Indians , heroes, epic characters and prehistoric ones are included in the book.As The Author has said, this book is for the lay person who does not want to be cluttered with dates and names of kings and the like. Bhim, Sindhuputra, Rama Krishna, Buddha, Ashoka, Shankaracharya, Akbar are all included in the book.
AcknowledgementsDedication Author’s Preface 1. India 2. Bhim 3. Sindhu Putra4. Vyasa 5. Ancient Hindus and Hinduism6. Rama and Krishna 7. The Buddha 8. Ashoka the Great 9. Hop Stop in S.E. Asia 10. Hindu Trade and Diaspora in West Asia 11. Golden Age12. Miracles 13. Shankaracharya 14. Sadagani15. Bholu’s Search for God 16. Temples of India 17. Ghaznavi, Ghauri and Ghari 18. Amir Timur 19. Akbar, the Great 20. Multipolar Indian History and Culture Nagarjunkonda Tanjore Vijayanagar 21. Some Distinctive Regional Modes KashmirisSindhis in India Jains or Indian Atheists Rajputs Sindhis Jammu and Dogras 22. Sufis and Bhaktas 23. Sant Kabir 24. Guru Govind Singh 25. Medieval Anarchy in India 26. British East Indian Company Acquires an Empire 27. Culture and Heritage 28. Mahatma and India wins Freedom 29. Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru 30. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 31. Monuments in India 32. Indian Arts 33. Free India 34. India’s Foreign Policy of Coexistence 35. Gandhi and Nationalism 36. Migration of Indian to British Colonies and Other Lands 37. Modern Values 38. Important Dates & Events