ISBN : 9780199489305
Beginning with a discussion on frameworks of writing history, the volume sheds light on the origins and growth of civilizations, empires, and religions. It covers the geographical, ecological, and linguistic backgrounds, and looks at specific cultures of the Neolithic, Chalcolithic, and Vedic periods, as well as the Harappan civilization. The author discussed the rise of Jainism and Buddhism, Magadha, and the beginning of territorial states. The period of Mauryas, Central Asian countries, Satavahanas, Guptas, and Harshvardhana are also analysed. He highlights important phenomena such as the varna system, urbanization, commerce and trade, developments in science and philosophy, and cultural legacy. He also examines the process of transition from ancient to medieval India and addresses topical issues such as the origin of the Aryan culture. This engaging and lucid text, by one of the best-known scholars of ancient India, will be indispensable for students and teachers of ancient Indian history. This book is the Hindi translation of the English edition.
Prastavna Abhar Talika Suchi Chitra Suchi 1. Prachin Bharatiya Itihas ka Mahatwa 2. Prachin Bharat ke Adhunik Itihaskar 3. Sroton ki Prakriti avum Aitihasik Nirmiti 4. Bhougolik Dasha 5. Paristhitiki aur Paryavaran 6. Bhashayi Prishthabhumi 7. Manav Vikas: Purapashan Yug 8. Navpashan Yug: Pehla Ajiwika ka Utpadan aur Pashupalan 9. Tamra Pashan Yug ki Sanskriti 10. Harappa Sanskriti: Sindhu Ghati mein Kansya-Yugin Sheharikaran 11. Arya Sanskriti ki Pehchan 12. Rigved Kaal 13. Uttarvarti Vaidik Kaal: Rajya aur Samajik Vyavastha mein Parivartan 14. Jain aur Bauddha Dharm 15. Pradeshik Rajya aur Magadh ka Uday 16. Irani aur Macedonian Akraman 17. Buddha Kaal mein Rajya Sanrachna aur Varna Vyavastha 18. Maurya Kaal 19. Maurya Shasan ka Mahatwa 20. Madhya Asiyai Sampark aur Paraspar Prabhav 21. Satvahan Kaal 22. Sudur Dakshin mein Itihas ka Udbhav 23. Shilpa, Vanijya, aur Shehri Vikas (200 BC- AD 250) 24. Gupta Samrajya ka Udbhav aur Vikas 25.
Gupta Kaal mein Janjiwan 26. Purvi Bharat mein Sabhyata ka Prasar 27. Hrsha avum Unka Kaal 28. Praydweep mein Brahmanikaran, Gramin Vistar, aur Kisan Pratirodh 29. Darshan ka Vikas 30. Asiyai Deshon ke Saath Sanskritik Baatcheet 31. Prachin Kaal se Madhyakal 32. Samajik Pariwartan ka Anukram 33. Vigyan aur Sabhyata mein Virasat Sahityik Srot ka Kalkram Sandarbh Suchi Anukramanika Lekhak avum Anuvadak ke Baare mein