A History of India

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John Wiley & Sons, 4 feb. 2010 - 472 pagina's
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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 Steinís 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
  

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The best general history of India that I've read written by an outstanding scholar of Indian history. Makes a good combination with Ayesha Jalal & Sugata Bose's Modern South Asia. Volledige recensie lezen

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INTRODUCTION TO BURTON STEINS A HISTORY OF INDIA
xiv
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO FIRST EDITION
xxii
PART I
1
PART II Ancient India
37
PART III Medieval and Early Modern India
103
PART IV Contemporary South Asia
225
NOTES
421
GLOSSARY OF NONENGLISH TERMS
425
FURTHER READING
430
INDEX
435
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Over de auteur (2010)

At the time of his death Burton Stein was Professorial Research Associate in History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He had previously held professorships at the universities of Minnesota and Hawaii. His publications included Peasant State and Society in Medieval South India (1980) and Thomas Munro: The Origins of the Colonial State and his Vision of Empire (1989).

David Arnold is Professor of Asian and Global History at the University of Warwick. His publications include The Problem of Nature (Blackwell, 1996) and Gandhi (2001).

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