Best ancient indian history books
The Best Books on India, Ancient and Modern | Five Books Expert RecommendationsMake Your Own List. Interview by Cal Flyn. Travel writer and historian William Dalrymple wrote his first book, In Xanadu , at the age of Since then he has published seven further books and been awarded a host of awards for his writing and broadcasting. Perhaps we could start with the Alex von Tunzleman book, Indian Summer.
10 must-read books on Indian History
A few days ago we asked everyone on our Facebook and Twitter pages to recommend a book on Indian history. Many of you responded with some wonderful suggestions. We also received many e-mails suggesting books we had never heard of. Here then, is the list of 10 books in no particular order on Indian history that we have compiled based on your responses. It gives a detailed account of the period ranging from the coming of the Aryans to the establishment of the British Empire.
India After Gandhi by Ramachandra Guha
Skip to main content. Amazon Bestsellers Our most popular products based on sales. Updated hourly. Bestsellers in Indian History. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind.
This collection of essays on Indian history by Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen is an essential read for anyone seeking to understand the foundations of Indian polity. Focusing on the traditions of public debate or argumentation and intellectual diversity in Indian civilizations of the past, Sen puts forth his views on what will determine the success of democracy in India. A thorough account of the partition of British India into modern India and Pakistan, The Great Partition is an essential read for anyone seeking to understand contemporary South Asia. The book looks at both the execution and aftermath of the partition, along with giving readers a good understanding of its historical and political context. A comprehensive account of the years marked by the decline of the Mughal Empire in India, and the emergence of the British Raj, The Last Mughal is a treat for history lovers.