Ancient India in Historical Outline New Ed Edition

Ancient India in Historical Outline New Ed Edition (English, Paperback, Dwijendra Narayan Jha)

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Ancient India in Historical Outline New Ed Edition  (English, Paperback, Dwijendra Narayan Jha)

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  • Language: English
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Manohar Publisher & Distributer
  • ISBN: 9788173042850, 8173042853
  • Edition: New Ed, 2015
  • Pages: 0
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Ancient India in Historical Outline, by D. N. Jha, is the revised and enlarged edition that depicts the important developments in India's social, economic and cultural history up to the end of the ancient period and the early middle ages.

Summary of the Book

This book explains the rise and progress of different states. Special attention has been given to the elements of change and growth in society, economy, and culture, and to the various forms of exploitation and resulting social tensions. The author also discusses the consequences of religion and superstition in various communities. The book is interspersed with several pictures and illustrations to make the text more engaging.

About D. N. Jha

Dwijendra Narayan Jha has taught at various universities and other educational institutions in India and abroad. He was the President of the Ancient Indian History section of the Indian History Congress in 1979 and its General Secretary from 1985 to 1988. He is currently serving as Professor of History at the University of Delhi.

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Book Details
Publication Year
  • 2015
Contributors
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  • Dwijendra Narayan Jha
University Books Details
Specialization
  • B.A(History)
Dimensions
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  • 5.51 inch
Height
  • 8.46 inch
Weight
  • 276 g
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5

Good Book for History Lovers!!!

Good Book for History Lovers!!!

Neat with Maps.Simply the best book on ancient India.A well researched Book
Must read for any one interested in Indian History.
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Alex Ebenezer

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28 Nov, 2013

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A Must Read for Indians

This book helped a lot to improve my history knowledge and Given an Order to those knowledge.. If u want to know about INDIA U MUST READ THIS
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Nithas A.M

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2 Apr, 2014

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I Recommend :) (Y)

I have read the first two chapters and they were very intresting. Information is just basic one but it is very helpful for the basic readers of history. Language used is very good. I recomment to purchase this book.
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Ajith Chand

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27 Sep, 2014

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Nice book.

Apparently, i don't know much about ancient India, i understood that after reading the book.
The book is a nice read- with simple, fluid language. Though, sometimes you might feel the view is little bit critical, but that depends on your point of view. We like our glorious past, this book may create doubts about that. Overall, a factual, compact book.
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9 Sep, 2014

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A good book for those preparing for the National Eligibility Test [NET]

This book gives a brief outline of ancient India and is a good sourcebook on ancient India for those preparing for the National Eligibility Test [NET]. It also serves as an essential reading on ancient India for undergraduate students of history.
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Dhruv Khadkiwala

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6 Jul, 2014

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Maps , Theory in concise is provided overall a good book !

These Book covers nearly all topics of CSE and that also book is very thin with maps provided in between the book and language used by author is very lucid . Its a must purchase for CSE aspirants atleast !
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hari k

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5 Jul, 2014

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A true reference book!

I bought this book because it is a reference book for those who study History at U of Mumbai.
I must say, this book serves the purpose perfectly. The best thing about this book is that there are interactive maps, which provide us more information and help us get an idea how big the particular empire was, etc.

I would really recommend this to all the history students and others as well who want to know about the Ancient Indian History in detail.
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Aishwarya D

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17 Jun, 2014

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Utter nonsense

Read this book, found some utter non-sense Jha writes on veda..(and Jha many a times points to it that this would not be liked by Hindu forces, in order to justify his stand That's the only merit of his work he seems to claim). I found it disappointing that people who write such history are so acclaimed. The biggest drawback in reading such historians and most of them in India is that they write on Ancient Indian without knowing a, b, c of sanskrit language. I dont know how they get to know w...
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Sarvesh Bhatt

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Neat and to the point

Good book to start with if you want to study ancient history.The maps make this book stand out.Would be a good starting point if you are preparing for civil services with history optional.
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Rohit. Nandakumar

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19 Oct, 2014

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Worth every penny

Received in good condition
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