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Cultural history of northern India, prior to medieval invasion

by Kamala Chauhan

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Published by Pratibha Prakashan in Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • India -- Civilization -- To 1200.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKamala Chauhan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS425 .C545 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 264 p., xxxvi p. of plates :
      Number of Pages264
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2164564M
      ISBN 108185268061
      LC Control Number88901737

      History of Medieval India studies this interesting period in Indian history when the land underwent drastic changes and was deeply influenced by the invading armies, religious movements, and the vicissitudes of the changing political, economic and cultural scene/5(). POLITICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL HISTORY() BLOCK INTRODUCTION The Delhi Sultanate is a term used to cover five short lived based kingdoms or Sultans mostly of Turkic or Pastun (Afgan) origin in medieval India. The Sultan ruled from Delhi between , when the last was replaced by Mughal Size: KB.

      The book provides a comprehensive account of the social, religious and economic conditions and policies from the Sultanate to the Mughal period in early medieval India. it details the account of the three centuries known for its Islamic influence and rule and the presence of formidable dynasties/5(27).   Medieval period is an important period in the history of India because of the developments in the field of art and languages, culture and religion. Also the period has witnessed the impact of.

      For history part of general studies we can divide it in 3 sub parts. 1. Ancient,medieval. 2. Modern indian historys upto s. 3. World history 1. Ancient & medieval history- They are not mentioned explicitly in UPSC syllabus except for art.   For as long as there have been civilized humans, there has been some form of China. From the Shang Dynasty to the return of Hong Kong, see the .


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chauhan, Kamala, Cultural history of northern India, prior to medieval invasion. Delhi: Pratibha Prakashan, Historiography. Modern historical works written on Medieval India have received some criticism from scholars studying the historiography of the period.

Sreedharan argues that, after Indian independence up until the s, Indian historians were often motivated by Indian nationalism. Peter Hardy notes that the majority of modern historical works on Medieval India up until then were written.

Medieval India: Society, Culture and Religion Page 5 UNIT-I NATURE OF STATE The Medieval Period of Indian History comprises a long period, spanning from 6th century i.e after the fall of the Gupta Empire to the 18th century, i.e the beginning of colonial historians, for the convenience of.

This is the latest accepted revision, reviewed on 10 March This article is about the pre history of the Indian subcontinent, with the history of the region of present-day India in focus.

For the modern Republic of India, see History of the Republic of India. For Pakistan and Bangladesh in focus, see History of Pakistan and History of. Cultural History Of Medieval India Is A Part Of The Series, Readings In History. The Books In This Series Have Been Edited And Put Together By Eminent Historians For Their Students.

This Anthology Of Readings Seeks To Explore Indian Culture In The Medieval Period Through Five Themes: Kingship Traditions, Social Processes Of Religious Devotion, Inter-Cultural Perception, Forms Of Identities 5/5(1).

Before reading on Indian history, it is a good idea to learn about history, its aims and methodologies must be understood. * John Arnold, A Very Short Introduction to History * Ibn Khaldun, Muqaddimah * Richard J. Evans, In defence of history * Ed.

After the invasion of Alexander in BC, the Greek settled in North India. During the period between 4th and 6th centuries AD, the Gupta Empire captured the Northern region of India and extended to Bay of Bengal in the East.

Hun defeated the Gupta Empire and invaded the North-West in AD. Southeast Asia was under Indian sphere of cultural influence starting around BC until around the 15th century, when Hindu-Buddhist influence was absorbed by local politics.

Kingdoms in the south east coast of the Indian Subcontinent had established trade, cultural and political relations with Southeast Asian kingdoms in Burma, Thailand, Indonesia, Malay Peninsula, Philippines, Cambodia and. People use the phrase “Middle Ages” to describe Europe between the fall of Rome in CE and the beginning of the Renaissance in the 14th century.

Many scholars call the era the “medieval. India - India - History: The Indian subcontinent, the great landmass of South Asia, is the home of one of the world’s oldest and most influential civilizations. In this article, the subcontinent, which for historical purposes is usually called simply “India,” is understood to comprise the areas of not only the present-day Republic of India but also the republics of Pakistan (partitioned.

Medieval History, was the destruction of the Somnath temple located in western India. In 1, Mahmud died and the people of northern India get relieved. Though Mahmud was destructor for the Indians, but in his own country, he was a builder of a beautiful mosque and a large library.’.

Couple of points. One, it is hard to determine the extent of the Persian Empire in India, because the Greeks were very unfamiliar with India. The "Indian" satrapy seemed to refer a region stretching from Bactria-Sogdiana (That's northern Afghanistan), all the way to the middle or lower Indus.

History of India: Know about Indian History including Pre Historic Era, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Early Historic Period, Vedic Period, Mahajanapadas, Persian and Greek Conquests, Maurya Empire.

Medieval History of India. For a period that has come to be so strongly associated with the Islamic influence and rule in India, 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.

ADVERTISEMENTS: Early Medieval Northern India: After the disappearance of the centralized polities in northern India, the period between A.D. saw the emergence of regional kingdoms. Centralized states gave way to decentralized political systems based on local interests.

This change took place due to the emergence of a politico-eco­nomic structure termed as feudalism. Medieval India is the phase of the Indian subcontinent between the ancient period and the modern period. This phase can be related to the time period between 6th century to 16th century.

History is one of the most important subjects for the IAS Exam. Indian History for the Civil Services Exam is a very vast subject covering the following topics.

Medieval India was filled with wars, plunders, invaders. Most of these invasions, plundering obviously carried out by Muslim invaders. While their primary motive may be to loot the great Indian wealth, in the course and in resonance with events in Central Asia, they also /5.

Economic History of Early Medieval Northern India [Gian Chand Chauhan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Economic History of Early Medieval Northern IndiaAuthor: Gian Chand Chauhan. In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages or Medieval Period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

It began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and merged into the Renaissance and the Age of Middle Ages is the middle period of the three traditional divisions of Western history: classical antiquity, the medieval period, and the modern period.

The Medieval Period in India starts with the Turkish invasion. With the death of Harshvardhana, an era of feudalism rose in India. There was a lot of political disheveling in the north India and everyone was too busy capturing small kingdoms than to take notice of the aggressive invasion of the Turks.

History of Southeast Asia from prehistoric times to the contemporary period. This vast area is situated east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China. It consists of a continental projection and a string of archipelagoes to the south and east of the mainland.

Learn more about the region in .The subject is divided into three sections- Ancient history, medieval history and Modern history. From last year UPSC has started asking questions from Medieval India.

Almost questions have been asked from this area with respect to art and culture. Here we are discussing the Medieval India History Timeline for the IAS exam.Between A.D. 1, andMahmud attacked only on the temple towns in northern India, as he had heard that there were much gold and jewelry kept in the big temples in India.

One of these attacks, which is frequently mentioned while discussing Medieval History, was the destruction of the Somnath temple located in western India.