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A History of India (Palgrave Essential Histories)

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A History of India explores the principal themes that unify Indian history and offers the reader a sophisticated and accessible view of India's dynamics from ancient times, the Mughal Empire, the British Raj through post-1947 India. The book examines Indian politics, religious beliefs, caste, environment, nationalism, colonialism, and gender, among other issues. The book also discusses long-term economic development, the impact of global trade, and the origins of rural poverty. Peter Robb's clear, fluent narrative explores the interplay between India's empires, regions of rule, customs, and beliefs, and is an ideal starting-point for those with an interest in India's past and present.

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Peter Robb's narrative explores the interplay between India's empires and regions of rule, custom and belief. His focus on the principal themes which serve to unify Indian history offers the reader a sophisticated yet accessible view of its dynamics.

About the Author

Peter Robb is professor of Indian history at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, one of the world's major centers for South Asian studies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780333691298
Author:
Robb, Peter
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Location:
New York
Subject:
India
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
Asia - India & South Asia
Subject:
World History - India
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Palgrave Essential Histories
Series Volume:
106-930
Publication Date:
20040117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.14x4.98x.76 in. .89 lbs.

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