This is revised and enlarged second edition of Idea of Bharat based on the new syllabus of B. A. First Semester students of History, as has been introduced in many universities following the guidelines of UGC. The book covers the whole syllabus as prescribed in five chapters- Chapter I is Concept of Bharatvarsha; Chapter II is Indian Knowledge Tradition, Art and Culture; Chapter III is Dharma, Philosophy and Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam; Chapter IV is Science, Environment and Medical Science; and Chapter V is Indian Economic Traditions. Besides these, a glossary of important terms is also added.