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A Short History

Andrew Robinson

Dismayed by historians’ focus on the British imperial era, Andrew Robinson, the author of books on Rabindranath Tagore and Satyajit Ray, presents a non-academic study of India, from the Indus Valley civilization of the third millennium BCE, to the present day. Robinson tackles significant aspects in India’s story, rather than aiming to be comprehensive, and treats individuals, ideas and cultures as equal in importance to the rise and fall of kingdoms, political parties and economies.
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  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Year: 2014
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 248pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 228x152mm
  • ISBN: 9780500251997
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.7kg
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