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ndia, in the cliched observation, is not merely a country but a continent. Its population, which is in excess of one billion and may soon exceed that of China, presents the most extraordinary contrasts. The people of this vast country speak nearly a thousand languages, follow several different faiths -- including Hinduism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, and Sikhism -- and are congregated in hundreds of different ethnic and caste communities. But these are only conventional ways of describing the myriad forms of social organization found in India, for the country also has diverse social and ecological movements, women's organizations, radical political parties, and various interest groups.
Welcome to the Asian History Guide. This guide provides links to the most useful databases and electronic and print resources for researching the history of Asia primarily in English. Use the tabs to navigate through the pages of this guide.
History Alexander in India , from The Great Homepage of Alexander Alexander , The Mauryans , and The Guptas . Richard Hooker (World Cultures) The Mauryan Empire and The Gupta Age . Indian government Ministry of External Affairs The Chola dynasty and The Muslim Invasions .
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