Penguin History of Early India

Author: Romila Thapar
Subtitle: From the Origins to A.D.1300
No of Pages: 596
Edition: 1st
Year of Publication: 2002
File Size: 29 MB
Permission: Sourced from A Handful of Leaves Library (
Blurb: This book traces India's evolution before contact with modern Europe: its prehistoric beginnings; cities of the Indus civilization; dynasties of the Mauryas, Guptas, and Cholas; the teachings of the Buddha; the creation of epics like Mahabharata and Ramayana; and the creation of regional cultures.
Notes: Maps. Index. Bibliography.