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||Perceptions of the past -- Landscapes and peoples -- Antecedents -- Towards chiefdoms and kingdoms: c. 1200-600 BC -- States and cities of the Indo-Gangetic Plain: c. 600-300 BC -- The emergence of empire: Mauryan India; c. 321-185 BC -- Of politics and trade: c. 200 BC-AD 300 -- The rise of the mercantile community: c. 200 BC-AD 300 -- Threshold times: c. AD 300-700 -- The peninsula: emerging regional kingdoms; c. AD 500-900 -- The peninsula: establishing authorities and structures; c. AD 900-1300 -- The politics of northern India: c. AD 700-1200 -- Northern India: distributive political economies and regional cultures; c. AD 800-1300.
|General note||"This new book represents a complete rewriting by the author of her hugely successful A History of India, vol. 1"--CIP data sheet.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 542-544) and index.|
|ISBN||0520238990 (cloth : alk. paper)|