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History of India, in Nine Volumes: Vol. I - From the Earliest Times to the Sixth Century B.C Romesh Chunder Dutt

History of India, in Nine Volumes: Vol. I - From the Earliest Times to the Sixth Century B.C

Romesh Chunder Dutt

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ISBN : 9781605204901
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380 pages
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First published in 1906, this classic nine-volume history of the nation of India places it among the storied lands of antiquity, alongside Egypt, China, and Mesopotamia. Edited by American academic ABRAHAM VALENTINE WILLIAMS JACKSON (18621937),MoreFirst published in 1906, this classic nine-volume history of the nation of India places it among the storied lands of antiquity, alongside Egypt, China, and Mesopotamia. Edited by American academic ABRAHAM VALENTINE WILLIAMS JACKSON (18621937), professor of Indo-Iranian languages at Columbia University, it offers a highly readable narrative of the Indian people and culture through to the time of its publication, when the nation was still part of the British Empire. Volume I, From the Earliest Times to the Sixth Century B.C., by Bengali historian ROMESH CHUNDER DUTT (18481909), features entertaining and enlightening treatments of: ancient India and the Rig-Veda the Indo-Aryans and their literature food and art in the Vedic age the Brahmanic period and literature the Mahabharata the Ramayana law, astronomy, and learning the religious doctrines of the Upanishads caste in the age of laws and philosophy Buddhist sacred literature life of Gautama Buddha and much more. This beautiful replica of the 1906 first edition includes all the original illustrations.