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South Asia in world history

Author: Marc Jason Gilbert
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: New Oxford world history.
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This book explores how world historical processes, from changes in environment to the movement of peoples and ideas, have shaped and continue to shape the history of South Asia and its place in the wider world. As the region has continually proved able to draw inspiration from its traditional patterns of life to innovate in the face of rapid change has been severely tested over the centuries by forces as varied as  Read more...
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Gilbert, Marc Jason.
South Asia in world history.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
(OCoLC)961409920
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Jason Gilbert
ISBN: 9780190661366 0190661364
OCLC Number: 973222486
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Cover; South Asiain World History; Copyright; Contents; Editors' Preface; Preface; Chapter 1 South Asia and the World to 1500 bce; Chapter 2 The Vedic Age, 1500-500 bce; Chapter 3 South Asia's Classical Age, 321 bce-711 ce; Chapter 4 Islam in South Asia, 711-1556; Chapter 5 The Great Mughals, 1556-​1757; Chapter 6 From Company State to Crown Rule, 1757-​1877; Chapter 7 Toward Freedom, 1877-​1947; Chapter 8 South Asia and the World, 1947 to the Present; Chronology; Notes; Further Reading; Websites; Acknowledgments; Index
Series Title: New Oxford world history.
Responsibility: Marc Jason Gilbert.

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