Two new books on Old Indian History

Michael Witzel witzel at FAS.HARVARD.EDU
Sat Mar 1 05:08:16 UTC 2003

For those who read German:  please see the following condensed description
and discussion of Old Indian history (up to c. 600 CE),  just released
(Euro/$ 7.90)

M. Witzel,
Das alte Indien.
München: C.H. Beck  [C.H. Beck  'Wissen']  (March)  2003.
pp. 128,  with 5 maps, paperback

ISBN 3-406-48004-7

for description & table of contents, see:


Romila Thapar's completely revised and very much enlarged version of her
early book,  A History of India, vol. 1, Harmondsworth (Penguin), 1966,
has also appeared recently:

Romila Thapar,
Early India. From the origins to AD 1300.
Berkeley: University of Califonia Press  2002
pp. 556, hardcover

ISBN   0-520-23899-0

Michael Witzel
Department of Sanskrit & Indian Studies, Harvard University
2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge MA 02138, USA

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