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INDIAN HISTORY Part 27: THE CONTEMPORARY DYNASTIES

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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FROM INDUS TO INDEPENDENCE: A TREK THROUGH INDIAN HISTORY: Part 18

Canberra, 24 October 2013 DECCAN AND PENINSULAR INDIA THE SUCCESSOR DYNASTIES The fall of the Satavahana dynasty after over four centuries of rule—sometimes glorious and at others indifferent—led to the division of the empire, breaking the political unity of the Deccan that had lasted unbroken for over five centuries since the time of the Mauryas. […]

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