India (Heftet)

Brief History of a Civilization


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 248
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780199736324
Kategori: Økonomi og ledelse og Kulturhistorie
Omtale: India
India: Brief History of a Civilization provides a brief overview of a very long period, allowing students to acquire a mental map of the entire history of Indian civilization in a short book. Most comprehensive histories devote a few chapters to the early history of India and an increasing number of pages to the more recent period, giving an impression that early history is mere background and that Indian civilization finds its fulfillment in the nation-state. Thomas R. Trautmann believes that the deep past lives on and is a valuable resource for understanding the present day and for creating a viable future. The result is a book that is short enough to read in a few sittings, but comprehensive in coverage-5,000 years of India in brief.

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