100 GREAT CHRONICLES OF INDIAN HISTORY: From Cave Paintings to the Constitution
A signboard from the most advanced
civilization in the ancient world.
The lost notebooks of a mathematical genius.
A line on a map that divided a country into two.
Read about these and 97 other amazing documents – from stone inscriptions, palm-leaf and papyrus manuscripts, clay tablets and copper plate engravings to patents, posters, letters, journals, maps and much, much more – that will take you on an extraordinary tour of India’s fascinating past.
Dip into an adventurer’s diary to find out what it was like to spend a day at the Mughal court. Refer to a centuries-old guidebook for stage performance tips. Marvel at the exquisite illustrations adorning the pages of a conqueror’s scrapbook. These invaluable relics offer rare glimpses and insights into events that shaped the course of India’s kaleidoscopic journey, uncovering little-known details, colourful stories and a collage of cultures.
Deeply researched, engagingly written and thoroughly engrossing, this is one history book you will not want to put down!
Classification : History
Pub Date : JAN 25, 2022
Imprint : Hachette India Children’s Books
Page Extent : 344
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789391028763
Price : INR 499
Gayathri Ponvannan is the author of many children’s books, including Unstoppable and 501 Facts Factory: Amazing Space Mysteries and Marvels, both published by Hachette India.
Her works have also appeared in several leading newspapers, magazines and anthologies. She especially enjoys introducing children to the wonderful worlds of science, history, stories and mysteries.