This Text book on Itihaas is according to the new syllabus of Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune.
India's history and culture is dynamic, spanning back to the beginning of human civilization. It begins with a mysterious culture along the Indus River and in farming communities in the southern lands of India. India has had diverse culture, beliefs, and history. Medieval Indian history went for almost three whole centuries under the so-called indigenous rulers that included the Chalukyas, the Pallavas, the Pandyas, the Rashtrakutas, the Muslims rulers and finally the Mughal Empire. The most important dynasty to emerge in the middle of the 9th century was that of the Cholas.
History of Ancient and Medieval period has been covered in depth; however the author has taken care in ensuring the topics are easy to understand and grasp for students of XI standard, Arts stream. In the end of each chapter all likely questions objective and theory are included for the students to practice.