A History of India

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 12, 2010 - History - 466 pages
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 Stein’s 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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Contents

Acknowledgements to First Edition
xxii
Map 1
3
Map
9
Ancient Days
39
Chronology
104
Early Modern India
155
The East India Company
196
Chronology
226
Towards Freedom
274
Gandhis Triumph
308
New States Old Nations
357
Another India
398
Glossary of NonEnglish Terms
425
Index
435
95
440
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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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