The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian
The Autobiography of an Unknown Indian is the 1951 autobiography of Nirad C. Chaudhuri, an Indian writer. Written when he was around 50, it records his life from his birth in 1897 in Kishorganj, a sma...
The History and Culture of the Indian People
The History and Culture of the Indian People is a series of eleven volumes on the history of India, from prehistoric times to the establishment of the modern state in 1947. Historian Ramesh Chandra Ma...
Material Culture and Social Formations in Ancient India
Material Culture and Social Formations in Ancient India is a book by Professor Ram Sharan Sharma, published in 1985. The author surveys theories of social change and underlines the key role of product...
Splendours of Royal Mysore
Splendours of Royal Mysore — The Untold Story of the Wodeyars is a book written by Vikram Sampath. The book chronicles the history of the Wodeyar dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of MysoreIt was th...
Robert Vane Russell
Robert Vane Russell (1873-1915) was a British civil servant, known for his role as Superintendent of Ethnography for what was then the Central Provinces of British India, coordinating the production o...
The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians. The Muhammadan Period
The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians is a book comprising translations of medieval Persian chronicles based on the work of Henry Miers Elliot. It was originally published as a set of ei...
Padshahnama
The Padshahnama (Persian: پا د شاه نا مہ‎) (Chronicle of the Emperor) is a genre of works written as the official visual history of Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan’s reign. Most significant work of ...
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Kamakhya, A Socio-Cultural Study
Kamakhya, A Socio-Cultural Study is a comprehensive book on the Kamakhya temple complex in Guwahati, Assam. The book is authored by Nihar Ranjan Mishra and published by D. K. Printworld Pvt Ltd in 200...
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Rajatarangini
Rājatarangiṇī (Rājataraṃgiṇī "The River of Kings") is a metrical historical chronicle of north-western Indian subcontinent, particularly the kings of Kashmir, written in Sanskrit by Kashmiri Brahman K...
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The Last Mughal
The Last Mughal, The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 is a 2006 historical book by William Dalrymple.
The book, Dalrymple's sixth, and his second to reflect his long love affair with the city of Delh...
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The History of British India
The History of British India is a history of British India by the 19th century British historian and imperial political theorist James Mill.This History went into many editions and during the 19th cen...
Shahjahannama
The Shahjahannama (Chronicle of Shah Jahan) is a genre of works written about the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Most significant work of this genre was written by Inayat Khan (historian). It was written ...
Himalayan Blunder
Himalayan Blunder was an extremely controversial war memoir penned by Brigadier John Dalvi. It dealt with the causes, consequences and aftermath of the Sino-Indian War of 1962, that ended in Chinese P...
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Prithviraj Raso
The Prithviraj Raso (Hindi: पृथ्वीराज रासो, Rajasthani: पिरथबीराज रासो) or Prithvirajaraso, is an epic poem composed by court poet, Chand Bardai, on the life of Prithviraj III, a Chauhan king who rule...
Akbarnama
Akbarnama, which literally translates to Book of Akbar, is the official chronicle of the reign of Akbar, the third Mughal Emperor (r. 1556–1605), commissioned by Akbar himself by his court historian ...
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Looking East to Look West: Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India
Looking East to Look West: Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India won India's most prestigious literary non-fiction prize, the Vodafone Crossword Book Award for 2009. Written by Sunanda K. Datta-Ray, the book i...
Tuzk-e-Jahangiri
Tuzuk-e-Jahangiri or Tuzuk-i-Jahangiri (Persian: تزک جهانگیری ‎) is the autobiography of Mughal Emperor Nur-ud-din Muhammad Jahangir (1569-1609). Also referred to as Jahangirnama, Tuzk-e-Jahangi...
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White Mughals
White Mughals is a 2002 history book by William Dalrymple.It is Dalrymple's fifth major book, and tells the true story of a love affair that took place in early nineteenth century Hyderabad between Ja...
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Surendranath Banerjee
Sir Surendranath Banerjee  pronunciation  (Bengali: সুরেন্দ্রনাথ বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়) (10 November 1848 – 6 August 1925) was one of the earliest Indian political leaders during the Bri...
The Scandal of Empire: India and the Creation of Imperial Britain
The Scandal of Empire: India and the Creation of Imperial Britain is a book written by Nicholas Dirks, Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Professor of History at Columbia University, United Stat...
Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi
The Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi (Urdu: تاریخ شير شاہ سوری‎) (history of Sher Shah) dating 1580 CE, is a historical work compiled by Abbas Khan Sarwani, a waqia-navis under Mughal Emperor Akbar, deta...
Freedom at Midnight
Freedom at Midnight (1975) is a book by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre. It describes the events in the Indian independence movement in 1947-48, beginning with the appointment of Lord Mountbatten...
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173 Hours in Captivity
173 Hours In Captivity: The Hijacking of IC 814 is a 2000 book (ISBN 81-7223-394-9) written by Neelesh Misra, a New Delhi-based correspondent of the Associated Press. The book is about the hijacking o...
The Argumentative Indian
The Argumentative Indian is a book written by Nobel Prize winning Indian economist Amartya Sen. It is a collection of essays that discuss India's history and identity, focusing on the traditions of pu...
India's Ancient Past
India's Ancient Past is a book by Professor Ram Sharan Sharma which details the history of early India. Beginning with a discussion on frameworks of the writing of history, the book sheds light on the...
Vishnu's Crowded Temple, India since the Great Rebellion
Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion is a book written by Maria Misra. The book was first published in 2007 in United Kingdom by Penguin Group and in 2008 in the United States by Y...