Updated: 2020-05-27 by Pradeep Gowda.

Important Indian History Authors

Books

Many of these are available on archive.org.

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan

Chief editors: R C Majumdar and S Ramakrishnan

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 01, The Vedic Age archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 02,The Age Of Imperial Unity archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 03, The Classical Age archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 04, The Age Of Imperial Kanauj archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 05, The Struggle For Empire archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 06,The Delhi Sultanate archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 07, The Mughul Empire archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 08, The Maratha Supremacy archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 10, British Paramountcy And Indian Renaissance, Part 2 archive.org link

History and Culture of the Indian People, Volume 11, Struggle for Freedom, Part 1 archive.org link

South India

K A Nilakanta Sastri

Published by Oxford University Press

A History of South India by K A Nilakanta Sastri archive.org link

The cōḷas by K A Nilakanta Sastri archive.org link

The Pandyan kingdom by K A Nilakanta Sastri archive.org link

Life in Ancient India

A L Basham

The Wonder That Was India archive.org link

Radha Kumud Mookerji

Ancient Indian education archive.org link

Local Government in Ancient India archive.org link

State and government in Ancient India archive.org link

R C Majumdar

Corporate life in Ancient India archive.org link

A S Altekar

Education in Ancient India archive.org link


The above page was a result of a twitter discussion on May 25, 2020, the person asking for recommendation finally settled on these books: