A history of India, Volume 2

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Penguin Books, Jun 1, 1990 - History - 304 pages
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This Second Volume Of A Classic Introduction To India'S History Deals With The Mughal And British Periods, Tracing The Continuities That Pervaded Them. Mughal Rule Is Seen As The Precondition For The Modern Age Ushered In By The British, And The Raj As The Harbinger Of Western Civilization In India.

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First with due respect to the author, she has provided a detailed history of India, not a simple task and i greatly acknowledge her immense wisdom. As a south indian, i found the chapters on Chola ... Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
The Coming of the Mughals
15
Akbar
26
Copyright

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The late Dr Percival Spear (1901-1982) taught history at St Stephen's College, Delhi, and was the author of The Oxford History of Modern India 1740-1975.

Romila Thaparis Emeritus Professor in History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.She has served as visiting professor at Cornell University and theUniversity of Pennsylvania and is currently the Kluge Chair inCountries and Cultures of the South at the Library of Congress. Amongher previous books are Ashoka and the Decline of the Mauryas, Indian Tales, and The Penguin History of Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300.

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