India : a short history

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Full title: India : a short history / Andrew Robinson.
Main author: Robinson, Andrew, 1957-
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-234) and index. 
505 0 |a Preface -- Introduction -- The Indus Valley Civilization -- Vedas, Aryans and the origins of Hinduism -- Buddha, Alexander and Asoka -- Hindu dynasties -- The coming of Islam -- The Mughal Empire -- European Incursions and East India Companies -- End of Empire -- The world's largest democracy -- Postscript 
520 |a In ten incisive chapters Andrew Robinson provides a clear focus to each segment of the unfolding story of Indian history, from the remarkable cities of the Indus Valley civilization four millennia ago to the Hindu dynasties, from the Mughal Empire to the British Raj, and from Indian independence to the nations emergence as the worlds largest democracy and one of its fastest growing economies in the modern era. -- Provided by publisher. 
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