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University of California Press, 1999 - History - 273 pages
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The history of India is the engrossing story of an ancient civilization, reborn as a modern nation. More a continent than a single nation, India is home to over one-fifth of humanity, yet it remains a mystery to most non-Indians, barely appreciated and poorly understood. Stanley Wolpert'sIndia provides a much-needed, concise overview of Indian history and culture. His new preface brings the book up to date, discussing national elections, the economic effects of the new globalization, and the consequences of joining the nuclear arms race.

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it seems to be nice book .it is describing the history of india and rivers great detail.text is upto the mark .really i should appreciate this book such a wonderful book approaches me to read every indian citizen should read it to know what india is really.a priseful book.

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Stanley Wolpert is the author of fourteen books, including A New History of India, now in its fifth edition, and Nehru: A Tryst With Destiny. He has taught the history of India and Pakistan at the University of California, Los Angeles, since 1958.

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