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Ancient Indian History (For B.A. Pass and Honours Students of History)

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Item Code: NAM219
Author: J. C. Aggarwal
Publisher: New Age Books
Language: English
Edition: 2010
ISBN: 9788121918534
Pages: 400
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
Weight 330 gm
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1Physical Features and their Impact on India History1-11
2Sources of Ancient Indian History.12-27
3Elements of Pre-History: Palacolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic Ages/Cultures.28-34
4Indus Valley civilization or Harappan Culture or Civilization.35-48
5The Vedic Age: Society, Polity, Economy, Culture and Religion.49-66
6Epic Age/Later Vedic Age: Iron Age Culture in India.67-80
7Jainism and Buddhism: Social, Economic, Religious and Political Dimensions.81-102
8Mahajanapadas, Republics and Kingdoms:Rise of Territorial States. (7th Century B.C.-4th Century B.C.)103-112
9Persian (Iranian) and Greek Invasions.113-120
10The Mauryan Rulers/Empire, Ashoka's Dhamma, Administration and Economy.121-159
11Development in South India Peninsula. Chola, Chera and Pandya Kingdoms. Sangam Age (Literature, Society and Megalithic Culture)160-166
12Political Developments in North India in Post-Mauryan Times. (The Shungas, Sakas, and Indo-Bactrian Rulers)167-173
13The Satavahanas.174-179
14The Kushanas: Kanishka: The Gandhara and Mathura Schools of Art.180-187
15Social, Cultural and Economic life in the Post Mauryan Times188-193
16Gupta Rulers: Their Rise and Efforescence (Society, Administration, Culture, Economy, Art and Architecture, Science and Philosophy)194-231
17Vardhanas: Harsha-Political, Religious and Social life.232-244
18Developments in South: Administration, Temples, Art and Architecture, Bhakti Movement. (Chalukyas, Pallavas and Cholas).245-264
19Polity and Economy in North India and Deccan (750-1200 A.D.) (Raj puts, Gurjaras-Prathiharas, Palas, Senas and Rashtrakutas)265-277
20The Arab Invasion.278-282
21Social, Economic and Cultural Conditions in Northern India. (650 to 1200 A.D.)283-290
22India's Cultural, Social and Economic Contacts with Other Countries (Greater India)291-302
23Chief Characteristics of Ancient Indian Culture.303-310
24Rich Legacy of Ancient India (Religion, Philosophy, Culture, Literature, Sciences, Art, Sculpture and Painting etc.)311-325
25Social Development: 'Varna', 'Jati', 'Marriage', 16 Sanskars and 4 Purusharthas in Ancient India.326-332
26Status of Women: Marriage, Property Rights, Sati, Slavery, Devadasi System.333-340
27Invasions of Mahmud Ghaznavi and Muhammad Ghori and their Impact.341-357
28Urban Growth, Urban Settlements and Important Cities and Centres of Trade in Ancient India.358-368
29Objective type and Short Answer Type Questions with Answers.369-376
30Self-Evaluation Model Test Papers: Guidelines for Scoring High Grades/Marks.377-384
31University Question Papers.385-392
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