Suryanath U Kamath has done an outstanding job by writing this book. This book gives a complete overview of the entire history of Karnataka. It covers all the time periods and discusses the ancient, the medieval, and the modern history of Karnataka. It has covered all the empires that have ruled Karnataka and discusses about the freedom struggle in Karnataka and the Karnataka Ekikarana movement. Any person who is interested in knowing about the history of Karnataka has to read this epic book.