Ancient History of India

for UPSC Civil Services and Other Competitive Examinations

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ISBN:

9789391050900

Publication date:

05/10/2021

Paperback

280 pages

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ISBN:

9789391050900

Publication date:

05/10/2021

Paperback

280 pages

Ancient History of India has been designed for aspirants of Civil Services and various State Services examinations. This book comprehensively covers the syllabus of the subject Ancient Indian History and Culture (for both Preliminary and Main exams). As per the demand of the syllabus, the book not only encompasses political, social, and economic history, but also sheds light on cultural aspects such as art forms, literature, and architecture of the ancient period.

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Description

As per the demand of the syllabus, the book not only encompasses political, social, and economic history, but also sheds light on cultural aspects such as art forms, literature, and architecture of the ancient period.

The chapters have been developed after extensive research and contain well-organized data, information, maps, and images under each topic. Previous years’ questions have been included in the book and practice questions in online resources.

Table of contents

  1. Stone Age (c.2mya–2000 BCE) 
  2. Chalcolithic and Early Iron Age (c.2000–500 BCE) 
  3. Bronze Age—Harappan Civilization (c.2600–1900 BCE) 
  4. Early Vedic Period (c.1500–1000 BCE) 
  5. Later Vedic Period (c.1000–600 BCE) 
  6. Mahajanapadas and the Rise of Magadha (c.600–300 BCE) 
  7. Foreign Invasions (c.600–300 BCE) 
  8. Buddhism, Jainism, and Other Religious Ideas (c.600–300 BCE) 
  9. Mauryan Empire (c.324–187 BCE) 
  10. Post Mauryan Period (c.200 BCE–300 CE) (Northern and North-Western India)
  11. Post Mauryan Period (c.200 BCE–300 CE) (Southern India: The Deccan and the Deep South) 
  12. Gupta Period (c.300 CE–600 CE) 
  13. Post-Gupta Period (c.600–800 CE) 

Features

  • Complete coverage of the UPSC-CSE syllabus
  • Well-organized and exam-focused content
  • One-stop solution for everything historical on the Ancient period
  • Highlighted key words
  • Previous years’ questions at the end of chapters
  • Hand-in-hand coverage of Political, Economic, Social, and Cultural history in one book
  • Separate Culture Capsules at the end of chapters for each historical period
  • High-resolution maps and images to function as learning and memory aids
  • Discussion of Main Features of each period in respective chapters to help students in quick revision

Description

As per the demand of the syllabus, the book not only encompasses political, social, and economic history, but also sheds light on cultural aspects such as art forms, literature, and architecture of the ancient period.

The chapters have been developed after extensive research and contain well-organized data, information, maps, and images under each topic. Previous years’ questions have been included in the book and practice questions in online resources.

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Table of contents

  1. Stone Age (c.2mya–2000 BCE) 
  2. Chalcolithic and Early Iron Age (c.2000–500 BCE) 
  3. Bronze Age—Harappan Civilization (c.2600–1900 BCE) 
  4. Early Vedic Period (c.1500–1000 BCE) 
  5. Later Vedic Period (c.1000–600 BCE) 
  6. Mahajanapadas and the Rise of Magadha (c.600–300 BCE) 
  7. Foreign Invasions (c.600–300 BCE) 
  8. Buddhism, Jainism, and Other Religious Ideas (c.600–300 BCE) 
  9. Mauryan Empire (c.324–187 BCE) 
  10. Post Mauryan Period (c.200 BCE–300 CE) (Northern and North-Western India)
  11. Post Mauryan Period (c.200 BCE–300 CE) (Southern India: The Deccan and the Deep South) 
  12. Gupta Period (c.300 CE–600 CE) 
  13. Post-Gupta Period (c.600–800 CE) 

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