Ancient History of India is a very controversial subject and Western writers have expressed different opinions about it. On the other hand new facts have come to light and recent Indian writers have expressed different opinions. For a student of Indian history it becomes a difficult task to come to the right conclusion. In this book an attempt has been made to give the accepted conclusions. The author has chosen to follow the historical and objective method and has confined himself to giving an accurate exposition of the views of the renowned historians together with fair and reasonable criticism of their views from various standpoints.
The book covers ancient history of India from the very beginning to 1200 A.D. It has been written in a simple and lucid style. Controversial matters have been dealt with in such a way that scientific and objective conclusions may be drawn. The book has been written for students of history at graduation level.