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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This is Volume Two of a history of India since the earliest times, picking up the story at the commencement of the Mughal period. Now perhaps it is unfair to say that Percival Spear has written a ... Read full review

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I concur with joshteeters. There is a tremendous amount of history laid out here, and no lack of facts, names and dates. The author is obviously an expert in this field, and does have a sense of the ... Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
11
The Coming of the Mughals
15
Akbar
26
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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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