Ancient India

India has always boasted of a glorious past and the history of Ancient India is a huge subject of study. In order to understand this complexity of Ancient Indian history we are providing a series of short essays on different topics to give a bird's eye view of Ancient India.

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However, those who want to have a detailed account of Ancient India can go through these books for a comprehensive reading; 'A History of IndiaVol 1' by RomilaThapar, "Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300" by RomilaThapar, "The Wonder that is India" by A.L. Bhasam, "Ancient India in Historical Outline" by D.N. Jha "The Culture And Civilisation Of Ancient India" by D. Kosambi, "Early Medieval Indian Society: A Study in Feudalisation" by R. S. Sharma, "A History of Ancient and Early Medieval India : From the Stone Age to the 12th Century" by Upinder Singh.

Ancient Indian history is no longer boring today; Thanks to a volley of books that mix facts with fiction about Ancient India to serve the new generation who is showing renewed interest in the ancient India history.

Every day more and more people are attracted towards Ancient India. This fact is proven by the number of bestselling novels and books based on Ancient India.

A few examples are: Amish Tripathi's Shiva trilogy, AshwinSanghi's 'Chanakya's Chant' and 'The Krishna Key'. More and more people are discovering books by Ramanujam. The books by English historian William Dalrymple,have also caught the imagination of the people.

The epics like the Mahabharata and the Ramayana and also books on the Devi and other gods and goddesses are sought after literature on Ancient India.

However, before you lay hands on the books of ancient India, please go through the articles given below to familiarize with the subject. Please click on the topic that you are interested for information and it read it through. Don't hesitate to give your feedback by writing to

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