ISBN 9788171676163,A Book Of India

A Book Of India


B. N. Pandey


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2002

ISBN 9788171676163

ISBN-10 8171676162


Number of Pages 500 Pages
Language (English)


A Country With Diverse Climate And Vegetation, With A Recorded History And Literature Spanning Five Thousand Years, With 850 Languages And Dialects, Populated By Peoples Of Widely Different Racial Origins, And The Birthplace Of Several Important Religions, India Is Unmatched In Its Diversity. In A Book Of India, Renowned Scholar Dr B.N. Pandey Draws Upon The Country'S Broad Literatures, Including The Legacies Left By The Explorers, Missionaries, Scholars And Administrators Of The Raj, To Etch A Coherent Picture Of The Vast Panorama That Is India. About The Author Dr B.N. Pandey Was Born In Uttar Pradesh. He Taught Modern Indian History At The School Of Oriental And African Studies, University Of London And Was Also The Chairman Of The Centre Of South African Studies. His Publications Include The Rise Of Modern India, The Introduction Of English Law Into India, The Break-Up Of British India, The Evolution Of India And Pakistan: Selected Documents, 1858-1947 (Edited With C.H. Philips And H.L. Singh), And Nehru, A Full Length Scholarly Biography.