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Indian History Part 79 Babur-First of the Great Mughals Section I Background: The Central Asian Nomads

Canberra, 22 March 2020 For millennia the nomadic tribes of North-Central Asia have sustained themselves by herding their animals and exercising their unique ability to hunt en masse. Their pasturages were in the more habitable areas of the bleak desert that was their home, they moved along the minor watercourses and when needed, found refuge […]

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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY: Part 17

Canberra, 1 October 2013 THE KUSHANS Section I THE BEGINNING Ch’in Shi Huang Ti succeeded in unifying several warring states, who had been fighting each other for centuries, and became Emperor of China in 221.B.C. He initiated a chain of events that had a cascading effect, finally culminating in bringing the Kushan dynasty to power […]

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