Author: Khushwant Singh
Publisher: Vision/Orient paperbacks
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170940605
The celebrated author offers a highly readable and rewarding initiation into a complex ancient civilization. In broad, vivid sweeps he encapsulates the saga of the upheavalsof a sub-continent over five millennia, and how their interplay over the centuries has molded the India we know today. The book also provides insights into India's ethnicdiversity, religions, philosophy, art and culture, political currents, architectural splendors and the galaxy of men and women who have helped shape its intricately inlaidmosaic.