D. R. SarDesai presents the history of India in its entire civilisational depth. Using an Indiacentric approach (as opposed to the Eurocentric or Anglocentric), the book covers the process of change in India through the centuries affecting different segments of the society, including the subalterns. He deals with the sweep of traditional Indian history as well as with the post-independence events, balancing narrative and analysis in the conceptual framework of postcolonial and postmodernist approaches. This is the first major survey which deals with the entire Indian history along the lines of tradition and modernity instead of the old divisions of ancient, medieval and modern time frames. In adopting such a periodization, the book supports what is followed by most instructors in their courses on India.

India: The Definitive History

SKU: 042401
$99.00 Regular Price
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  • ISBN

    9780813343525
  • Authors

    Sardesai, D. R.
  • Extent

    486
  • Format

    Paperback
  • Year

    2008
  • Publisher

    Westview Press

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