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Canberra, 18 March 2014 THE CONTEMPORARY DYNASTIES The Imperial Guptas did not rule the entire sub-continent, their empire being fundamentally confined to the north of the Vindhya Mountain ranges. Although Samudra Gupta had gone as far south as the northern reaches of the Chera kingdom of Kerala in a triumphant conquering march, the effect of […]

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Indian History Part 21: OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE

Canberra, 17 December 2013 Introduction All old civilisations are proud of their heritage and even claim exclusivity in some cultural developments through the ages. India is no exception. Ancient India was extremely race-conscious and followed a rigid caste system that was enforced by the laws of the land. [While the law of the land in […]

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