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Perspectives in Indian History From the Origins to AD 1857

Author Name: M. Jankiraman Ph.D. | Format: Paperback | Genre : Educational & Professional | Other Details

Perspectives in Indian History deals with the history of India from 10,000 BC until 1857 AD. It delves into the story of the Indus-Saraswati civilization and the development of the Vedas. Such a book has been written for the first time, wherein India’s history has been analyzed from the early Hindu period. Hitherto most history books have emphasized the Muslim period or the British period. These have been written by Muslim historians or European colonists, which was often skewed by their fundamental bias that no civilization could equal their own. 

During this retelling, the author covers the interesting aspects of each age starting with the Ramayana. He then examines hotly debated issues like whether Alexander the Great won or lost in India. The author carries out an analysis of the causes of the conquest of India by the Muslims. The author analyses detailed battleplans of major battles, which affected India’s history, like Panipat, Plassey, and many others, and discusses the weaponry and tactics used in these wars. 

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M. Jankiraman Ph.D.

M. Jankiraman  is a radar and wireless professional with more than 20 years of experience in radar and wireless communications. He is a senior member of the IEEE. He completed his post graduate studies from the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and his Ph.D. from the University of Aalborg in Denmark. He is currently based in Bangalore, India. His interests are diverse and include reading, historical research, travel, science fiction (he is an ardent Trekkie), hiking, wildlife photography and research into renewable energy.

 

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