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No book on India can make everyone happy. That is because India is made up of more than 1000+ smaller nations, many of them originally feudal, others democratic and writing and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Dr. Johnson C. Philip
The book was in excellent condition and arrived earlier than expected.
I was looking for an updated version of this book and that is what i got.
As a historian Mrs Thaper is prolific writer. This book is not an exception. She has covered a the whole of Indian history for over 1500 years. Read morePublished 20 months ago by KRISH PILLAI
1950s McCarthy-ism in India?
I am not Indian and I have no political agenda. I am a student of Sanskrit and the Sanskrit texts. Read more
The book is, no doubt, the best for early indian history. It is a revised and expanded edition of the author's earlier work after a long gap of 35 years, and incorporates all the... Read morePublished on October 23, 2009 by Praveen Kishore
If you really want to learn about the history of India, then you'll need to examine the historiography of India, that is, the writing of history. Read morePublished on May 13, 2008 by Fireside Chat
As one that hated History in High School, I found the book to be an excellent review of early India and could not put it down after the first couple of chapters. Read morePublished on March 9, 2008 by K. Grewal
Prof. Romila Thapar is a well known marxist and communist sympathizer from India. Her works have been biased by her marxist ideology and her communist background. Read morePublished on January 5, 2008 by Amazon Customer
I really liked the section on archeology and scientific methods in the begining of the book. But as I read on... Read morePublished on November 22, 2006 by Frozen_Oasis