The Indian Empire Its People, History and Products
By W.W. Hunter Copyright 2001
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This Volume VII of eleven in a series on India: History, Economy and Society. Originally published in 1886, this book presents an account of India and its people, condensed from statistical surveys that initially were 128 volumes and 60,000 pages. Further shrunk into twelve volumes as the he Imperial Gazetteer of India, this single volume has the essence of the whole.
Chapter 1 PHYSICAL ASPECTS; Chapter 2 THE PEOPLE; Chapter 3 THE NON-ARYAN RACES; Chapter 4 THE ARYANS IN ANCIENT INDIA; Chapter 5 BUDDHISM IN INDIA (543 B.C. TO 1OOO A.D.); Chapter 6 THE GREEKS IN INDIA (327 TO 161 B.C.); Chapter 7 SCYTHIC INROADS INTO INDIA (126 ? B.C. To 544 A.D.); Chapter 8 RISE OF HINDUISM (750 TO 1520 A.D.); Chapter 9 CHRISTIANITY IN INDIA (circa 1OO TO 1881 A.D.); Chapter 10 EARLY MUHAMMADAN RULERS (711 TO 1526 A.D.); Chapter 11 THE MUGHAL EMPIRE (1526 TO 1761 A.D.); Chapter 12 THE MARATHA POWER (1634 TO 1818 A.D.); Chapter 13 THE INDIAN VERNACULARS AND THEIR LITERATURE; Chapter 14 EARLY EUROPEAN SETTLEMENTS (1498 TO 18TH CENTURY A.D.); Chapter 15 HISTORY OF BRITISH RULE (1757 TO 1885 A.D.); Chapter 16 BRITISH ADMINISTRATION OF INDIA; Chapter 17 AGRICULTURE AND PRODUCTS; Chapter 18 MEANS OF COMMUNICATION; Chapter 19 COMMERCE AND TRADE; Chapter 20 ARTS AND MANUFACTURES; Chapter 21 MINES AND MINERALS; Chapter 22 GEOLOGY OF INDIA; Chapter 23 METEOROLOGY OF INDIA; Chapter 24 ZOOLOGY AND BOTANY OF INDIA; Chapter 25 VITAL STATISTICS OF INDIA;