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Indian History Part 55 Section V: Ala ud-Din The Only Khilji that Mattered

Canberra, 09 April 2017 Irrespective of the despotism, as well as the chaos and confusion that had become part of the last years of his reign, a thoughtful retrospective of Ala ud-Din Khilji’s rule is necessary to understand the important contribution that he made towards expanding and perpetuating Muslim rule in the sub-continent. Although he […]

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Part 55 KHILJI MILITARISM Section III Ala ud-Din Khilji – Military Conquests

Canberra, 12 March 2017   In medieval times a kingdom’s foreign policy was inextricably intertwined with both offensive and defensive military expeditions. This was the universal truth. Ala ud-Din was one of the most ambitious rulers to have sat on the throne of Delhi. Therefore, it is not surprising that after successfully establishing himself as […]

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