Author(s): Gordon Kerr
The world's largest democracy and second most populous country, 21st century India is a dynamic nation with a thriving economy, made up of a variety of beliefs and peoples united under one flag. Its history is a unique story of ancient empires and civilisations, some dating back to humankind's earliest times. A Short History of India traces this fascinating path from the India of ancient and powerful kingdoms to the flourishing, vibrant nation that it is today.
Gordon Kerr is the author of A Short History of Europe, A Short History of Africa, A Short History of China, and A Short History of Brazil.