Political Economy Of The Ancient India



1. India from the Paleolithic Period to the decline of the Indus Civilization
2. The early Muslim period(North India under Muslim hegemony, c. 1200-1526)
3.Early Muslim India (c. 1200-c. 1500).
The Delhi sultanate
4. The Mughal Empire, 1526-1761 :
The significance of Mughal rule
The establishment of the Mughal Empire
Babur
Humayun
Akbar
Jahangir
Shah Jahan
Aurangzeb
5. British imperial power, 1858-1947
Climax of the raj, 1858-85
Social policy
6. European activity in India, 1498-c. 1760 , The Portuguese
7. The Republic of India
The Nehru era, 1947-64
Regional states, c. 1700-1850
The Marathas: early history
Additional facts of India:
8. Indian architecture
9. Indian ...

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than was formerly possible. This section will discuss five major
periods:
(1) the early prehistoric period (before the 8th millennium BC),
(2) the period of the prehistoric agriculturalists and pastoralists (approximately the 8th to
the mid-4th millennium BC),
(3) the Early Indus or Early Harappan Period (so called after the excavated city of
Harappa), witnessing the emergence of the first cities in the Indus River system (c. 3500–
2600 BC),
(4) the Indus, or Harappan, Civilization (c. 2600–2000 BC, or perhaps ending as late as
1750 BC), and
(5) the Post-Urban Period, which follows the Indus Civilization and precedes the rise of
cities in northern India during the second quarter of the 1st millennium BC (c. 1750–750
BC).
The materials available for a reconstruction of the history of India prior to the 3rd century
BC are almost entirely the products of archaeological research. Traditional and textual
sources, transmitted orally for many centuries, are available from the ...

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was prepared by Sultan Ma hmud of Ghazna (modern
Ghazni in Afghanistan), who conducted more than 20 raids into North India between 1001
and 1027 and established in the Punjab the easternmost province of his large but shortlived
empire. Ma hmud's raids, though militarily successful, primarily had as their object the
taking of plunder rather than conquest.
Early Muslim India (c. 1200–c. 1500).
The Delhi sultanate
The decline of the Ghaznavids after 1100 was accentuated by the sack of Ghazna by the
rival Shansabanis of Ghur in 1150–51. The Gh urids, who inhabited the region between
Ghazna and Herat, rose rapidly in power during the last half of the 12th century, partly
because of the ...

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