Pre-Mussalman India: A History of the Motherland Prior to the Sultanate of Delhi

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Asian Educational Services, 2000 - History - 138 pages
A short book that aims to tell the story of Indian History from the ancient times up to the year 1206 the founding of the Sultanate of Delhi. The chapters are short and crisp and offer informative notes on 1) the Age of the Itihas, 2) the Dravidians, 3) the Post Vedic ages, 4) Mahavira and Gautama Buddha, 5) Foreign invasions into India, 6) Alexander the Great, 7) Pre-Ashokan Magadha, 8) Ashoka, 9) The Sunga Dynasty, 10) the Andhras, 11) Further foreign invasions, 12) the Guptas 13) Fa-hian, 14) Later Guptas 15) the Harsha empire, 16) Hiuen Tsang, 17) Rajaput ascendancy, 18) Minor Hindu Kingdoms 19) Mussalman conquests, 20) the Punjab occupation, 21) Effect of Mussalman invasions, 22) Mohammad Ghor and 23) the Sultanate of Delhi. This book is a reprint of the 1917 edition.
 

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Contents

The PostVedic Ages
21
Mahavira and Gautama
25
Foreign Invasions into India
32
Alexander the Great
34
PreAsokan Magadha
38
Asoka
44
The Sunga Dynasty
51
The Andhras XI Foreign Invasions
53
The Guptas
61
Fa Hian
64
The Later Guptas
68
The Harsha Empire
72
Hiuen Tsang or Yuan Chung PAGE
75
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