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Atlantic Publications [A History of India 2nd Edition (English), Paperback] by Burton Stein

Atlantic Publications [A History of India 2nd Edition (English), Paperback] by Burton Stein

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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.

Key Features
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 overing 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

About The Author
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).

Table Of Contents
PART I.
Introduction.
PART II ANCIENT INDIA.

Ancient Days.
PART III MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN INDIA.

Medieval India.
Early Modern India.
The East India Company.
PART IV CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIA.

The Crown Replaces the Company.
Towards Freedom.
Gandhi's Triumph.
New States, Old Nations.
Another India.
Glossary of Non-English Terms.
Further Reading.
Index.

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