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Ancient India

Ancient India
From the Earliest Times to the First Century AD

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  • Date Published: June 2011
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521229371

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  • Originally published in 1914, this volume was written as an attempt to summarize the history of ancient India, and to make it intelligible to readers with an interest in modern India. Covering the period between the date of the Rig-veda (around 1200 BC) and the first century AD, the text provides a highly readable narrative containing key events and figures, together with numerous illustrative figures. A short bibliography and chronological table are included at the end of the book. This work will be of value and interest to both historians and historiographers.

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    • Date Published: June 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521229371
    • length: 224 pages
    • dimensions: 203 x 127 x 13 mm
    • weight: 0.24kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The sources of the history of ancient India
    2. The civilizations of India
    3. The period of the Vedas
    4. The period of the Brāhmas and Upanishads
    5. The rise of Jainism and Buddhism
    6. The Indian dominions of the Persian and Macedonian empires
    7. The Maurya empire
    8. India after the decline of the Maurya empire
    9. The successors of Alexander the Great
    10. Pasthian and Scythian invaders
    Notes on the illustrations
    Notes on the ancient Geography of India
    Short bibliography
    Outlines of chronology
    Index.

  • Author

    E. J. Rapson

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