This new edition of Burton Stein's classic A History of India
builds on the success of the original to provide an updated narrative of the development of Indian society, culture, and politics from 7000 BC to the present.
- New edition of Burton Stein’s classic text provides a narrative from 7000 BC up to the twenty-first century
- Includes updated and extended coverage of the modern period, with a new chapter covering the death of Nehru in 1964 to the present
- Expands coverage of India's internal political and economic development, and its wider diplomatic role in the region
- Features a new introduction, updated glossary and further reading sections, and numerous figures, photographs and fully revised maps