A Comprehensive History Of Ancient India (3 Vol. Set)
Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Dec 1, 2003 - India - 278 pages
This book is primarily meant for the general public and the students, who desire to understand the history and culture of their country. Though a general work encompassing historical, cultural, economic, political and administrative features, the book is none the less authentic and authoritative. A Comprehensive History of India is the product of a joint venture undertaken by a group of historians who do not go by conformist views but by critical, objective and analytical assessment of events and developments in accordance with the methodical discipline of scientific research.
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Geographical Features and Expansion Origin Characteristic
Jainism and Mahavira Buddha and Buddhism Gosala
From the Sungas up to the Kushanas
Beginnings of South Indian History
PostGupta Period A D 500750
Early Medieval India
Polity Administration and Economy
Hindu Social Stratiﬁcation Education Religion
Sailendra Empire India Central Asia and China
According administrative Alexander’s Andhra Arab Aryans Ashoka Asia Bengal Bhoja Bihar Brahmin Buddha Buddhist capital centre century A.D. Chalukyas Chandragupta Chinese Chola coins conquest contemporary dated Deccan defeated difﬁcult district dynasty eastem equally famous feudatory ﬁfth ﬁgure ﬁnally ﬁnds ﬁrst century ﬁve ﬂourished forces Gandhara Greek Gujarat Harsha Hindu identiﬁed included India Indian culture Indus civilisation inﬂuence inscription invasion Islam Jain Java Kabul Kalinga Kambuja Kanauj Kanchi Kanishka Kashmir king kingdom Kosala Krishna Kshatrapa Kshatriyas Kujula Kushana Kushana ruler large number later literature Magadha Malwa Mathura Mauryan empire mentioned Nalanda names north-west northem ofﬁce ofﬁcials organised Pala Pallava Panchala Pataliputra political Pratihara prince probably Punjab Puranas Pushyamitra Rashtrakutas records refers region reign relations religion religious Rig Veda river Rudradaman ruled sacriﬁces Sailendra Saka Sanskrit scholars sculptures Shaivism Shiva Sindh succeeded successor suggests Sunga Taxila temple throne trade Vedic Vima Kadphises Vishnu westem