This set encompasses historical studies on India's financial system, race in Hindu culture, and the position of women in ancient India. It includes three seminal works by the Indian historian Romesh Chunder Dutt on the history of civilisation. W.W Hunter's The Indian Empire covers a vast variety of topics during 100 to 1880 AD. Racial Synthesis in Hindu Culture by Viswanatha is a study of non-Aryan culture in India as an attempt to illustrate the gradual fusion of Indian and European cultures. Sachau provides an excellent translation of al-Biruni's celebrated travel account on medieval India.