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A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India is the most comprehensive textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students of History.
The book contains comprehensive coverage of political, social and cultural aspects. It introduces the students to original sources such as ancient texts, artifacts, inscriptions and coins, illustrating how historians construct history on their basis. What comes across most strongly is the author's clarity in writing this book. This clarity helps the students of History understand various themes without any hiccups besides maintaining a sense of timeline at the same point. Virtually every idea mentioned is supported by a large set of references and sources. This remarkable textbook allows the reader to visualize and understand the rich and varied remains of India's ancient past, transforming the process of discovering that past into an exciting experience.
The salient features of this book are as follows:
• Extensive use of colourful illustrations with over 350 photographs, maps and sketches
• Extensive cross-referencing of themes and concepts
• A glossary of important terms
• Detailed references and lists of further readings
About the author
Upinder Singh is an author and professor in the history department at the University of Delhi. She is the daughter of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. She is also the recipient of the inaugural Infosys Prize in the category of Social Sciences (History).
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