A Brief History of India.
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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.
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|Section 1: Course Intro.|
|Section 2: Geography and stone age.|
How India's geography shaped the history.Preview
Migration of humans from Africa to India.Preview
|Section 3: Ancient India|
Indus Valley Civilization (3300 BC - 1700 BC)Preview
Vedic Era (1500 BC - 300 BC)
Mauryan Empire (3rd century BC)
|Section 4: Classical & Medieval era|
Classic Era (200 BC - 1200 AD)Preview
Hindu - Islamic Era (1200 - 1800 AD)
|Section 5: Modern India.|
Age of Colonialism (17th - 19th centuries)
First war of Indian Independence.
Freedom Struggle (1857-1947)Preview
India after Independence (1947 - )
|Section 6: Summary and Takeaways|
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