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A new history of India

Author: Stanley A Wolpert
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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A revised and updated historical analysis of modern India's expanding population, industry and economy, which also considers her future. The author evenly portrays the heights of Indian civilization,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley A Wolpert
ISBN: 0195128761 9780195128765 019512877X 9780195128772
OCLC Number: 40762703
Description: xii, 511 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Ecological Setting --
2. Indus Culture (ca. 2500-1600 B.C.) --
3. The Aryan Age (ca. 1500-1000 B.C.) --
4. North Indian Conquest and Unification (ca. 1000-450 B.C.) --
5. India's First Imperial Unification (326-184 B.C.) --
6. Political Fragmentation and Economic and Cultural Enrichment (ca. 184 B.C.-A.D. 320) --
7. The Classical Age (A.D. 320-ca. 700) --
8. The Impact of Islam (ca. 711-1556) --
9. Mughal Imperial Unification (1556-1605) --
10. Western Europe's Vanguard (1498-1669) --
11. Great Mughal Glory (1605-1707) --
12. Twilight of the Mughal Empire (1707-64) --
13. John Company Raj (1765-93) --
14. The New Mughals (1793-1848) --
15. Unification, Modernization, and Revolt (1848-58) --
16. Crown Rule --
A New Order (1858-77) --
17. Indian Nationalism --
The First Movement (1885-1905) --
18. The Machine Solidifies (1885-1905) --
19. Revolt, Repression, and Reform (1905-12) --
20. The Impact of World War One (1914-19) --
21. Toward Independence (1920-39) --
22. The Impact of World War Two (1939-46) --
23. The Nehru Era (1947-64) --
24. From Collective Leadership to Indira Raj (1964-77) --
25. Shifting Coalition Sands --
26. India Today.
Responsibility: Stanley Wolpert.
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Praise for previous editions: "Without a doubt, the best text for survey course in the history of India." -- David M. Laushey, Georgia Sate University"A splendid history of India." -- Howard Erdman, Read more...

 
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