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Sagnik Saha rated it it was ok Sep 07, Account Options Sign in. It emphasizes the structural pattern of Indian history rather than the chronology of events. That gap in the history hermanm India was dark. Overall, a good book for the researcher and enthusiast. I am thrilled to read this book It really clarified some of the missing links between Indus civilisation and Vedic period. Want to Read saving….

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Read for personal research – found this book’s contents helpful and inspiring – number rating relates to the book’s contribution to my needs. Even the concepts of Karma and Samsara were borrowed from indigenous people in later Vedic period.

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