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Indian Tales

Indian Tales

Thapar Romila
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The 16 stories in this collection of Indian heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons and of animals, have been told to generations of children over the years.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Oct/2000

ISBN: 9780140348118

Length : 104 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

Indian Tales

Thapar Romila

The 16 stories in this collection of Indian heroes and heroines, their adventures, misfortunes and triumphs, of gods and demons and of animals, have been told to generations of children over the years.

Select Preferred Format

Thapar Romila

Romila Thapar is Emeritus Professor of History at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has been General President of the Indian History Congress. She is a Fellow of the British Academy and holds an Hon D.Lit. each from Calcutta University, Oxford University and the University of Chicago. She is an Honorary Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford and SOAS, London. In 2008 Professor Thapar was awarded the prestigious Kluge Prize of the US Library of Congress, which honours lifetime achievement in studies such as history that are not covered by the Nobel Prize.

Her other publications include Ashoka and the Decline of the Mauryas, Ancient Indian Social History, History and Beyond, Somanatha: The Many Voices of a History, Sakuntala, Cultural Pasts, The Past as Present, Indian Cultures as Heritage, Gazing Eastwards: Of Buddhist Monks and Revolutionaries in China as well as a children's book, Indian Tales.

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