This set of four volumes is aimed at bringing together the best research by Romila Thapar to exhibit her academic contributions to the understanding of history and historiography in India.
The set will focus on bringing together all the lectures and papers on an area of her work-historiography, Mauryas and Mauryan India, Social and Cultural Transaction, and Religion and Society.
Each volume is equipped with a detailed interview with the author and a reflection on her work by an expert in the field.
The introduction to the set by Romila Thapar will bring to light her academic life and approaches to early Indian history and history writing. It will incorporate a detailed analysis of all the trends and transformations in historical thinking and history writing that have shaped the last six decades of Indian history.