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Nonetheless, I am far more knowledgeable about Indian history now than I was before reading this book.

I also thought that the writing style made a lot of assumptions about the reader’s knowledge—this is not a good book for a “beginning” historian like myself, who came into the book with little prior information or a frame of reference.

I’m lot more knowledgeable about Indian history now than I was before reading this book.more What should have been a lengthy book has not fared well in its transformation into a concise book.

After reaching the modern period (20th century), the pace slows, but the author continues to spout opinions with little evidence to back them up (he is particularly vituperative toward Ghandi, which is surprising given his status as a secular saint in this country, but his reasons for doing so are unclear).

  • The majority of it is just a long list of names with little in the way of historical background or a feeling of location to accompany them.
  • He had an incredible life, which you can read about it here.
  • I’ve finished reading Part 1: Origins, which covers the following topics:* The First Civilization: the Proto-Australoids (Munda) * The Second Civilization: the Dravidians * The Third Civilization: the Indus Valley Civilization The Aryans represent the Third Civilization.
  • The Shaivites, according to Daniélou, precede the Vedas, although all other texts that I’ve studied imply the inverse.
  • He has a c Alain Daniélou was a well-known Indologist in his day.
  • Shiv Sharan is not your typical Hindu from France.
  • I have to admit, it’s a little far-fetched.
  • Furthermore, he contributes to the perpetuation of the Aryan Invasion Theory hoax.
  • So how did the Aryans manage to establish a language as sophisticated as Sanskrit if they were such primitive people?
  • Other than that, I have certain reservations regarding Daniélou’s portrayal of the Mahabharata War.

A little farther down in the book, he writes: “It appears that by the time of the Mahabharata battle, the Aryans had already fully integrated the old Dravidian civilisation, and the Dravidians had fully assimilated the Aryan institutions.” The conflict was mostly social rather than cultural in nature.

  • Writing the history of a whole nation, such as India, in a single, compact volume is not a simple task to do.
  • However, I would want to draw attention to the fact that the book is a little too ambiguous in several parts of Indian history, possibly even a little too vague at times.
  • The absence of a messiah does not make Hinduism any more philosophical than other religions.
  • Writing the history of a whole nation, such as India, in a single, compact volume is not a simple task to do.
  • However, I would want to draw attention to the fact that the book is a little too ambiguous in several parts of Indian history, possibly even a little too vague at times.
  • The absence of a messiah does not imply that Hinduism is more intellectual than religious in nature.
  • There are millions of gods and goddesses in our world.

The book’s other flaw is that it holds Islam and Christianity responsible for Hinduism’s failure.

Despite the fact that Islam and Christianity have failed in one area or another, their contribution to India’s progress has been far larger than their shortcomings.

From the fourth century B.C.E.

In and of itself, any attempt to compile a “brief” history of the Indian subcontinent is a remarkable achievement, especially when one considers the challenge of authentically presenting prehistoric societies.

From the fourth century B.C.E.

In and of itself, any attempt to compile a “brief” history of the Indian subcontinent is a remarkable achievement, especially when one considers the challenge of authentically presenting prehistoric societies.

However, the finest historiographies, in my opinion, are those in which the authors maintain a detached attitude toward the era or topic they are writing about.

Furthermore, his etiological linkages were a bit of a stretch, too.

The 18th of May, 2014 Johnny Cordovarated it and thought it was excellent.

For the most part, the book provides a well-presented account of India’s lengthy history of empires, invasions, battles, occupations, and other forms of occupation.

Three maps are included in the book.

Another reviewer expressed concern that the work is emotionally charged at points.

I enjoy it when someone says h Considering that I am primarily interested in ancient history, I found the first 40 to 50 pages of this book to be really fulfilling (enough so that I am now motivated to read more of Danielou’s work).

It’s an interesting read, but it’s not exactly my cup of tea.

Thirty would not have been an excessive number.

I don’t consider this to be a flaw.

It is clear that Danielou is enthusiastic about his subject.

This book provided me with a tremendous deal of information.

However, most of the book was presented more or less as a series of long lists of statistics with no effort made to put a human face on any of it or to uncover motives, which made for extremely dull reading for extended stretches of time.

Different key dynasties are discussed in chronological order, and many aggressors and settlers of our nation are introduced.

16th of June, 2012 It received a favorable rating from Allen.

Four stars for all the fresh information I gained about the Indian subcontinent that I had previously been unaware of.

Alain Daniélou studied sanskrit, philosophy, theology, and music in traditional Hindu schools in Bénarès from 1935 to 1948; from 1948 to 1954, he was a professor at the Hindu University of Bénarès; from 1954 to 1956, he was the director of the Adyar Library of Manuscripts and Sanskrit Editions in Madras; from 1956 to 1963, he was a member of the French Institute of Indology and the French Institute of the Middle Alain Daniélou studied sanskrit, philosophy, theology, and music in traditional Hindu schools in Bénarès from 1935 to 1948; from 1948 to 1954, he was a professor at the traditional Hindu university in Bénarès; from 1954 to 1956, he was the director of the Adyar Library of Manuscripts and Sanskrit Editions in Madras; from 1956 to 1963, he was a member of the French Institute of Indology and the French Institute of the The results of the 13th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards have been announced, with more than 4.75 million votes submitted and tabulated.

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As a dramatic response to the mainstream perspective of Indian history, Daniélou asks for a vast reevaluation of human history as a whole in his book “The History of Humanity.” Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result. In this book, Alain Daniélou, an internationally recognized Hindu scholar and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (which has sold over 200,000 copies), takes a fresh look at Indian history, approaching it from the perspective of a sympathetic outsider who also understands the inner workings of the culture.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and accessible voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see.” In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of sorts.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not just the variety, historical events, trends, and patterns of that country, but also the history of all of humanity.

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A Brief History of India

Preface The different Indian languages possess just a small number of chronicles that may be regarded historically significant, with the exception of more recent eras. The fact that India has maintained the continuity of its civilization, as a result of its geographical location, social system and historical continuity, makes it a sort of history museum, with its various departments preserving the various cultures, races, languages and religions that have come into contact over its vast territory without ever mixing or destroying one another.

We may still come across primitive Stone-Age peoples in this strange country, as well as mariners who sew their boats together because they are unfamiliar with the use of metals, and civilizations whose technology has remained at what we would call prehistoric levels, despite the fact that these civilizations have preserved their languages, customs, traditions, philosophy, and religion down to our own time.

The enigmatic and ancient Dravidian culture coexists with the other evolutionary levels of the vast Indo-Aryan civilization, which originated in the north, and the other evolutionary levels of the great Indo-Aryan civilization.

In India, we may also discover old types of Judaism, remnants of primordial Christianity, and Parsis who fled an Islamized Iran to seek asylum in the country.

At the same time, a more in-depth investigation makes it simple to place each group and every aspect of life in its original context, as well as to recognize the tiny islands that have survived from periods that have been almost completely forgotten elsewhere, but which have been miraculously preserved here and can occasionally shed astonishing light on the history of other parts of the globe.

  • This is due to the fact that Indian history is not a chronological narrative of battles, conquests, and palace revolutions, but rather a collection of recounts of historical events.
  • The events of any one time cannot play a decisive role in India’s history because the country’s history is too old and too broad, and Hindus have never placed much emphasis on passing events.
  • The history of India is the history of mankind, the history of our own human nature.
  • We may get a peek into our own past by studying major invasions, the growth of succeeding civilizations, and the human mind’s attempts to comprehend the inner essence of the universe, all of which are derived from the same forces that have shaped the history of other peoples.

Nevertheless, due to a peculiar phenomenon of the Indian spirit, when the various currents meet on Indian soil, instead of destroying or replacing each other, they become fixed and remain unchanging, side by side, in an extraordinarily eternal environment, where evolution appears to have halted and events belonging to civilizations thousands of years apart appear to be almost contemporaneous.

It is important to remember that the notion of separating history into compartments developed at a period when the western world refused to accept the existence of humans thousands of years ago.

Even near the end of the nineteenth century, the theosophist Bishop Lightfoot, following Kepler’s calculations, computed – seemingly without fear of being ridiculed – that the world had been formed at 9 a.m.

During the early nineteenth century, my own uncle, the curé of Saint-Pierre-de-Chaillot, proclaimed that “since God is all-powerful, there was nothing to prevent him from creating a world with corpses in it,” in order to explain away prehistoric discoveries that appeared to be in direct conflict with the articles of faith, which have since been prudently forgotten.

Such concepts are regarded as established fact, despite the fact that they are based on erroneous data and on completely unjustifiable short-term evolutionary conceptions, and that all Indian documents that contradict these new theories have been dismissed as works of fantasy in the name of these new theories’ assertions.

During the few thousands of years that we consider “historical,” there has been no discernible development evolving from fundamental primal forms at any level, whether religious, linguistic, artistic, or philosophical.

For the time being, history that does not take into consideration the inheritance of civilizations that have been more or less purposefully ignored will never be more than fiction with a fake scientific foundation.

Alain Daniélou — A Brief History of India

ISBN:0-89281-923-5 Inner Traditions International is based in Rochester, Vermont, in the United States of America. The Broquette-Gonin, Prix de l’Académie Française, was awarded to him. Kenneth F. Hurry provided the translation from the French. 382p. As this book demonstrates, a brief history does not have to be shallow. From the Proto-Australoids until Indian freedom, Daniélou (author of more than 30 books about India and translator of The Complete Kama-Sutra) covers seven millennia of Indian history in a clear and accessible manner.

  1. Daniélou, on the other hand, erroneously rejects that Islam, the Mughals, and the British made any significant contributions to Indian civilisation as time progresses through the ages.
  2. Nonetheless, because of its scope, this work is recommended for inclusion in all libraries.
  3. 128 No.
  4. The Library Journal critic’s review of “A Brief History of India” (128 N° 2, February 1) piqued my curiosity, and I decided to look into it more.
  5. Of course, both of these invaders brought something wonderful with them as well, but it is important to remember that India was one of the richest countries on the planet previous to their arrival, and it became one of the poorest after they were driven out.
  6. I believe Daniélou’s point of view is much more realistic than that of the French writer Guy Deleury, who published lately in his book: L’Inde continent rebelle – Le Seuil Editions, 2000.Page 257/258: Daniélou’s point of view appears to be much more realistic than Guy Deleury’s.
  7. As a result of its present divide and delay in feeding the populace, it has seen a significant decrease in newborn mortality, which has resulted in the proliferation of shanties in its shanty communities.

Despite the fact that individuals of prominence may have benefited from the liberalism offered in small doses by London’s capitalists, the people lost their voice, their languages, and their poets as a result of the liberalization.

A Brief History of India

ISBN:0-89281-923-5 Inner Traditions International is based in Rochester, Vermont, in the United States and published in 2003. Winner of the Broquette-Gonin Award, given by the Académie Française. Kenneth F. Hurry has provided a translation from the original French. 382p. It is demonstrated in this book that a concise history need not be shallow. From the Proto-Australoids until Indian freedom, Daniélou (author of more than 30 books about India and translator of The Complete Kama-Sutra) covers seven millennia of Indian history in a succinct and accessible format.

  • Daniélou, on the other hand, erroneously rejects that Islam, the Mughals, and the British made any significant contributions to Indian civilisation as time progresses through the centuries.
  • Given the scope of the work, it is nevertheless recommended for inclusion in any library collection.
  • 128 No.
  • ‘A Brief History of India’ (128 N° 2, February 1) piqued my curiosity, as did the Library Journal critic’s review of it.
  • Although both of these invaders provided great contributions to the globe, we must remember that India was one of the richest countries on the planet previous to their entrance, and that it became one of the poorest following their departure.

In any event, I believe Daniélou’s point of view is much more realistic than that of the French writer Guy Deleury, who wrote lately in his book: L’Inde continent rebelle – Le Seuil Editions, 2000.Page 257/258: “Daniélou’s point of view is much more realistic than that of Guy Deleury.” With no sense of regret or shame, the Indian subcontinent can look back on its brief century of British rule, to which it owes the telegraph, the railways, its neo-gothic railway stations, the gaudy uniforms of its sepoy corps d’élite, its metropolitan ports, masonic lodges, and even the ultimate paradox – the Congress Party, which was instrumental in bringing the subcontinent to independence.

The country, however, owes it its current divide, its delay in feeding the populace, and the fact that the reduction in infant mortality has flourished in its shanty-towns as a result.

Individuals with social standing may have benefited from the liberalism administered in small doses by London’s businessmen, but the people lost their voices, their languages, and their poets as a result of this liberalism.

Brief History India by Alain Danielou

Hardcover. The item is in new condition. Hardcover. A sympathetic outsider, Alain Danielou views the history of India from a fresh viewpoint – that of a person who knows the inner workings of the culture while being sympathetic to its past. Because India’s history spans such a vast period of time, rather of attempting to compile a complete chronology of dates and events, Danielou concentrates on lasting institutions that have remained consistent despite the transitory historical events that have occurred.

  1. In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the huge range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India may be thought of as a living history museum.
  2. One might still come across primitive Stone Age individuals in India who have retained technology that is regarded to be ancient in nature.
  3. Danielou’s history of India teaches us where we came from, what we have learned through the years in the disciplines of science, the arts, technology, social structures, religions, and philosophical notions, and what the future may hold for us in these domains.
  4. In this book, you will learn about historical events that occurred during each significant time period, beginning with the first emergence of man 30,000 years ago.
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In this book, Alain Danielou, an internationally renowned Hindu scholar and translator of the bestselling book, “The Complete Kama Sutra,” (which has sold more than 200,000 copies), approaches the history of India from a fresh perspective mdash; that of a sympathetic outsider who understands the inner workings of the culture.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and accessible voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see.” In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of sorts.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The investigation of India conducted by Danielou exposes not only the variety and historical events and tendencies of that country, but also the history of humanity as a whole.

We also learn about religions and philosophical beliefs as well as what the future may hold for us. Shipping may be from a number of different places in the United States or from the United Kingdom, depending on stock availability.

A Brief History of India ebook by Alain Daniélou

As a dramatic response to the mainstream perspective of Indian history, Daniélou asks for a vast reevaluation of human history as a whole in his book “The History of Humanity.” Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result. In this book, Alain Daniélou, an internationally recognized Hindu scholar and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (which has sold over 200,000 copies), takes a fresh look at Indian history, approaching it from the perspective of a sympathetic outsider who also understands the inner workings of the culture.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and accessible voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see.” In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of sorts.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not just the variety, historical events, trends, and patterns of that country, but also the history of all of humanity.

A Brief History of India (Hardcover)

  • As a compelling response to the prevalent interpretation of Indian history, Daniélou asks for a vast reevaluation of humanity’s historical record. Historical events from each major time period are examined beginning with the advent of man 30,000 years ago and progressing to the present day. This combination combines the objectivity and viewpoint of an outsider with the specialized knowledge and experience of an insider. This book, written by Alain Daniélou, an internationally renowned Hindu scholar and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (which has sold more than 200,000 copies), takes a fresh look at Indian history, approaching it from the perspective of an outsider who is sympathetic to, but also understands, the culture’s inner workings. In light of the fact that India’s history spans such a vast period of time, Daniélou chooses not to attempt to compile a full chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on long-lasting institutions that have survived despite the passing of time. His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and reading voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see. In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of civilizations. Because of this, its different communities were able to keep their own identities while never completely replacing the culture and knowledge of their forefathers. You can still come across primitive Stone Age people in India today whose technology has stayed at what is called archaic levels, and this is even true today. As a result, Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not just the variety, historical events, and patterns of that country, but also the history of all of humanity as well. Throughout Daniélou’s history of India, we learn about our origins, what we have learned through the years in the realms of science, the arts and technology, social structures, religions, and philosophical notions, and what the future may hold for us in terms of these discoveries.

Daniélou’s forceful opposition against the traditional understanding of India’s past, which asks for a huge reevaluation of the history of mankind, is a must-read. Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the first emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing to the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the specialized expertise and experience of an insider. Alain Daniélou, internationally renowned Hindu researcher and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (over 200,000 copies sold), addresses the history of India from a fresh perspective—as a compassionate foreigner who knows the inner workings of the culture—in this groundbreaking book.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a highly interesting and accessible voyage through time, with a degree of information and comprehensiveness that is simply remarkable.

Its different tribes retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers.

As a result, Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not only the variety and historical events and patterns of one country, but also the history of all mankind.

Daniélou’s history of India teaches us where we originated from, what we have learned through the years in the domains of science, the arts, technology, social systems, religions, and philosophical notions, and what the future may hold for us.

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As a dramatic response to the mainstream perspective of Indian history, Daniélou asks for a vast reevaluation of human history as a whole in his book “The History of Humanity.” Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result. In this book, Alain Daniélou, an internationally recognized Hindu scholar and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (which has sold over 200,000 copies), takes a fresh look at Indian history, approaching it from the perspective of a sympathetic outsider who also understands the inner workings of the culture.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and accessible voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see.” In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of sorts.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not just the variety, historical events, trends, and patterns of that country, but also the history of all of humanity.

About the Author

A native of France, Alain Daniélou (1907-1994) lived for more than 15 years in the traditional civilization of India, where he spoke exclusively the Sanskrit and Hindi languages and studied music and philosophy with great intellectuals. Daniélou was born in France and died in India. He was properly admitted into esoteric Shaivism, which provided him with extraordinary access to scriptures that had only been passed orally up until that point. He is the author of more than 30 volumes on the religion, history, and arts of India and the Mediterranean, as well as numerous articles and book chapters.

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“We owe Daniélou an incalculable debt of gratitude for his research and kindness.” This is according to the Times Literary Supplement “A synthesis of events and a study of the evolution of India’s civilization, social structure, and diversity of cultures,” according to the introduction. Vol. 11 No. 12 of The Midwest Book Review was published in December of 2003. “Alain Daniélou is the foremost living interpreter of Hinduism,” according to the New York Times. His publications are notable for their clarity and scholarly rigor,” says the author.

“It is suggested that this work be made available to all libraries.” the first edition of Library Journal was published on February 1, 2003 Specifications of the product ISBN:9780892819232ISBN-10:0892819235 Inner Traditions is the publisher.

On February 11th, 2003, the publication was released. Pages:384 Language:English

A Brief History of India

Daniu’s forceful opposition against the traditional view of India’s past, which asks for a huge reevaluation of the history of mankind, is a must-read for anybody interested in Indian history. Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result.

  1. In light of the fact that India’s history spans such a vast period of time, Daniu chooses not to attempt to compile a full chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on long-lasting institutions that have survived despite the passing of time.
  2. Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.
  3. Consequently, Daniu’s investigation of India shows not only the variety and historical events and patterns of that country, but also the history of humanity as a whole.
  4. He also teaches us about religion and philosophical notions, as well as what the future may hold for us.
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A Brief History of India

As a dramatic response to the mainstream perspective of Indian history, Daniélou asks for a vast reevaluation of human history as a whole in his book “The History of Humanity.” Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result. In this book, Alain Daniélou, an internationally recognized Hindu scholar and translator of The Complete Kama Sutra (which has sold over 200,000 copies), takes a fresh look at Indian history, approaching it from the perspective of a sympathetic outsider who also understands the inner workings of the culture.

His picks, synthesis, and narrative combine to produce a completely interesting and accessible voyage through time, complete with a degree of depth and comprehensiveness that is simply a wonder to see.” In terms of the continuity of its civilisation, the uniqueness of its social structure, and the immense range of cultures, ethnicities, languages, and faiths that exist over its vast area, India is comparable to a historical museum of sorts.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Daniélou’s investigation of India shows not just the variety, historical events, trends, and patterns of that country, but also the history of all of humanity.

Daniélou’s history of India teaches us where we originated from, what we have learned through the years in the domains of science, the arts, technology, social structures, religions, and philosophical notions, and what the future may hold for us in these sectors.

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‘Inner Traditions of India’ by Simon Schuster was published in 2003. Softcover. New. 15 x 22 centimeters Taking a fresh look at Indian history, Alain Danilou examines it from an unusual vantage point: that of a compassionate foreigner who also knows the inner workings of the culture. Because the history of India spans such a vast period of time, Danilou chooses not to attempt to compile an entire chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on lasting institutions that have remained consistent despite the transitory historical events that have taken place instead.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Danilou’s investigation of India shows not only the variety, historical events, as well as historical tendencies of that country, but also the history of all of mankind.

Danilou’s history of India is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of India.

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Daniu’s forceful opposition against the traditional view of India’s past, which asks for a huge reevaluation of the history of mankind, is a must-read for anybody interested in Indian history. Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result.

In light of the fact that India’s history spans such a vast period of time, Daniu chooses not to attempt to compile a full chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on long-lasting institutions that have survived despite the passing of time.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

Consequently, Daniu’s investigation of India shows not only the variety and historical events and patterns of that country, but also the history of humanity as a whole.

Daniel’s history of India teaches us about our origins, the discoveries made over time in the domains of science, art, and technology as well as social structures. He also teaches us about religion and philosophical notions, as well as what the future may hold for us.

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‘Inner Traditions of India’ by Simon Schuster was published in 2003. Softcover. New. 15 x 22 centimeters Taking a fresh look at Indian history, Alain Danilou examines it from an unusual vantage point: that of a compassionate foreigner who also knows the inner workings of the culture. Because the history of India spans such a vast period of time, Danilou chooses not to attempt to compile an entire chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on lasting institutions that have remained consistent despite the transitory historical events that have taken place instead.

Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.

The result is that Danilou’s investigation of India shows not only the variety, historical events, as well as historical tendencies of that country, but also the history of all of mankind.

Danilou’s history of India is a must-read for anyone interested in the history of India. Pages printed on paper: 384.

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Daniu’s forceful opposition against the traditional view of India’s past, which asks for a huge reevaluation of the history of mankind, is a must-read for anybody interested in Indian history. Historical events from each significant time period are examined beginning with the initial emergence of man 30,000 years ago and progressing until the present day. Combines the clarity and perspective of an outsider with the unique and precise information of an insider to produce a unique and special result.

  • In light of the fact that India’s history spans such a vast period of time, Daniu chooses not to attempt to compile a full chronology of dates and events, but rather to concentrate on long-lasting institutions that have survived despite the passing of time.
  • Its different communities retained their own identities and were never able to completely replace the culture and knowledge of their forefathers and ancestors.
  • Consequently, Daniu’s investigation of India shows not only the variety and historical events and patterns of that country, but also the history of humanity as a whole.
  • He also teaches us about religion and philosophical notions, as well as what the future may hold for us.

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PublisherVikram Jain Books(IN)Bookseller’s Inventory110321BVTitleA Brief History of IndiaAuthor(s)Vikram Jain Books(IN) Alain Danielou is the author. Format/binding Condition of the softcover book New NewQuantity-available5BindingNew NewQuantity-available Paperback Inner Traditions India/Simon SchusterPublisherInner Traditions India/Simon SchusterDate published2003ISBN 101594770298ISBN 139781594770296ISBN 101594770298ISBN 139781594770296ISBN 101594770298ISBN 101594770296ISBN 101594770298ISBN 139781594770296ISBN 101594770298ISBN 101594770296ISBN 10 Dimensions: 15 x 22 cm

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