India: A History

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HarperPress, 2010 - History - 658 pages
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Older, richer and more distinctive than almost any other, India's culture furnishes all that the historian could wish for in the way of continuity and diversity. The peoples of the Indian subcontinent, while sharing a common history and culture, are not now, and never have been, a single unitary state; the book accommodates Pakistan and Bangladesh, as well as other embryonic nation states like the Sikh Punjab, Muslim Kashmir and Assam.Above all, the colonial era is seen in the overall context of Indian history, and the legacy of the 1947 partition is examined from the standpoint of today, revised for 2010.

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Undoubtedly John Keay's writing skills are amazing... - Flipkart
awesome work by author ... very well researched book.. - Flipkart
Maps, pictures are very good from ancient history. - Flipkart

best book..

User Review  - Avanish Mishra - Flipkart

awesome work by author ... very well researched book.. from 3000 BC to 1984 AD .. very good. one of the best book i ever read in my life Read full review

Well written Indian history by John Keay

User Review  - Arun Prasadh.N. - Flipkart

Awesome book. well written about the history of India by John Keay. Must read book for the history interested people. Thanks for flipkart for the timely deliery. Read full review

About the author (2010)

John Keay is a writer, broadcaster and historian whose books include ‘Into India’, ‘India Discovered’, ‘When Men and Mountains Meet’, ‘Highland Drove’, ‘The Honourable Company: A History of the English East India Company’, ‘The Great Arc’, ‘China: A History’ and (with his wife, Julia Keay) the ‘Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland’. He has travelled extensively in India and the Far East, and specialised in Asian history and current affairs.

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