The Oxford History of India
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The Oxford History of India

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Paperback, 964 pages
Published August 13th 1981 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1919)
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I have to give this guy props for writing a book this comprehensive that is actually engaging, interesting, entertaining and informative. This is an old-school historical survey approach to history covering a Massive subject and it goes down real well.

The book was written in the 20s and has been updated recently without suffering "edition trauma". The author's voice is kind of "wise old sage" and man, this guy knew a lot about India, ancient texts, modern histories and how to differentiate myth...more
Riju Ganguly
An entertaining & engaging book, that deals with historical names, places and dates. If this book is still viewed as an authentic "history" book, then Stephen Knight should be accepted as the sole authority regarding Jack The Ripper!
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