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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY: Part 11

Canberra, 5 May 2013 THE GLORY OF THE MAURYAS Section III The Imperial Mauryan Rule The Maurya Empire was of unprecedented size with its geography being extremely varied encompassing jungles, mountains, deserts and flood-plains. Similarly the population was also diverse, consisting of nomadic hunter gatherers, slash-and-burn tribesmen, pastoral herdsmen, fishing communities, regular farmers, and urbanised […]

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