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The Puffin History Of India (Vol.1)

The Puffin History Of India (Vol.1)

A Children’s Guide to Everything from the Indus Civilization to Independence

Roshen Dalal
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This book traces the fascinating story of the social, political, cultural and economic development across the high points of Indian history-from the earliest times to the British conquest, the Nationalist movement and, finally, the triumph of Independence. The informal, engaging style and the colourful descriptions of people, events and cultures provide a comprehensive picture of what life was like in India up to 1947. Informative, well researched and containing a host of illustrations and maps, this amazing reference guide helps bring the past to life for students and young readers like never before.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Feb/2014

ISBN: 9780143333265

Length : 416 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

The Puffin History Of India (Vol.1)

A Children’s Guide to Everything from the Indus Civilization to Independence

Roshen Dalal

This book traces the fascinating story of the social, political, cultural and economic development across the high points of Indian history-from the earliest times to the British conquest, the Nationalist movement and, finally, the triumph of Independence. The informal, engaging style and the colourful descriptions of people, events and cultures provide a comprehensive picture of what life was like in India up to 1947. Informative, well researched and containing a host of illustrations and maps, this amazing reference guide helps bring the past to life for students and young readers like never before.

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Roshen Dalal

Roshen Dalal is the author of Religions of India: A Concise Guide to Nine Major Faiths, Hindusim: An Alphabetical Guide, The Illustrated Timeline History of the World and the bestselling two - volume The Puffin History of India for Children. She has an MA and PhD in Ancient Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked on various research projects, taught at school and university level, and written numerous articles and book reviews. She lives in Dehradum.

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