The Hindu History

The Hindu History

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Author: Akshoy K Majumdar
Foreword/Introduction: T N Chaturvedi
Publisher: Rupa
Year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 620
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129115768


The Hindu History by Akshoy k. Majumdar forms part of the indispensable canon of works on the chronological growth of Hinduism and the Indian nation.Written in early 20th century, it is a classic which traces the origin and development of Hindustan from 3000 BC to 1200 AD. The book begins with the Aryan invasion of India and takes us on an engaging journey through the rise of new dynasties and kingdoms followed by the advent of foreign rule in India. Religion and Philosophy have always been the guiding force for the Indian multitude. Together they have not only moulded the complex web of the society but also played an indispensable role in nation-building. The Hindu History is a well-researched, exhaustive and in-depth analysis of the events that shaped Hinduism and Hindustan as it is today.


Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Second Edition ONE 1. Hindus - Their Classical Antiquity and Greatness 2. Hindu Art of Writing 3. Hindu Chronology 4. The Prehistoric Aryans 5. The Aryans 6. Aryan Invasion of India 7. Rise of Kingdoms 8. Aryan Regeneration 9. The Great Renaissance 10. Condition of the People as Described in the Early Vedas 11. India Abroad TWO 1. Rise of New Dynasties and Kingdoms 2. The solar and the Lunar Dynasties 3. State of the Country: 3000-2500 B.C. 4. Solar Dynasty 5. Ascendancy of the Lunar Dynasty 6. The Pandava Dynasty 7. The Epic Age of India: 2500 to 1300 BC THREE 1. Rise of Magadha 2. The Rationalistic Age: 1300 to 200 B.C. 3. First Foreign Rule in India 4. The Gupta Dynasty (AD 290 to 535) 5. Yasodharman Vikramaditya and His Successors 6. The Pala Dyansty (AD 780 to 1080) 7. Pauranic Age (200 BC to AD 1200) Bibliography Index