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A Brief History of India.

Explore 5000 years of Indian history visually. Go from a novice in Indian history to a pro in under 90 minutes.
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Last updated 12/2013
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What Will I Learn?
By the end of this course you will have strong understanding of Indian history.
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  • The student needs to come with an open mind. No basic requirements.

Have you ever wondered how one-sixth of humanity lives in India?

Have you ever wondered the story behind India's immense diversity?

Have you ever been curious about various events that changed India?

Whether you are an Indian trying to understand your own country or a foreigner trying to get a handle of India, this course would be apt.

You can finish this course in a couple of hours. The course is predominantly video based and a lot of effort is put into making the 170 slides for this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Indians and non-Indians curious about India, travelers to India, students and executives who are managing Indian employees.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 13 Lectures Collapse All 13 Lectures 04:42:38
Course Intro.
0 Lectures 00:00
Ancient India
3 Lectures 31:14

Vedic Era (1500 BC - 300 BC)

Mauryan Empire (3rd century BC)
Classical & Medieval era
2 Lectures 21:01

Hindu - Islamic Era (1200 - 1800 AD)
Modern India.
4 Lectures 39:43
Age of Colonialism (17th - 19th centuries)

First war of Indian Independence.

India after Independence (1947 - )
Summary and Takeaways
2 Lectures 06:12

About the Instructor
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Balaji has a MS in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and currently finishing up his MBA at Babson College. Babson ranks the world's #1 business school for Entrepreneurship.

He has 7+ years experience trading in stocks and has worked as a financial analyst for a boutique investment firm, besides working as a student fellow at a top venture capital firm in Boston. Balaji has also worked for 4 years at Microsoft Redmond as a Software Developer. In the past 4 years, he has served in a leadership role at multiple startups. In the summer of 2013, his financial technology startup got selected into the Jumpstart Foundry program and got seed money from the investors there.

Balaji has been an active blogger for the past 8 years and has over 14000 followers on Quora - a popular Q&A site.

Balaji's primary expertise lies in finance, business development and coding.

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