History of INDIA

Knowledge from Inquiry and Memory of the Past Experience:

The history of India begins with evidence of human activity of Homo sapiens as long as 75,000 years ago, or with earlier hominids including Homo erectusIndus Valley Civilization, which spread and flourished in the northwestern part of the Indian subcontinent
from c. 3300 to 1300 BCE, was the first major civilization in India. A
sophisticated and technologically advanced urban culture developed in
the Mature Harappan period, from 2600 to 1900 BCE. This Bronze Age civilization collapsed before the end of the second millennium BCE and was followed by the Iron Age Vedic Civilization, which extended over much of the Indo-Gangetic plain and which witnessed the rise of major polities known as the Mahajanapadas. In one of these kingdoms, Magadha, Mahavira and Gautama Buddha were born in the 6th or 5th century BCE and propagated their śramanic philosophies. from about 500,000 years ago.

Chronology
of Indian history

Ancient India

Prehistoric
India
and Vedic
India

Religions,
Society,
Mahajanapadas

Mauryan Period
Economy,
Spread of Buddhism,
Chanakya,
Satavahana Empire

The Golden Age
Discoveries,
Aryabhata,
Ramayana,
Mahabharata

Medieval India

The Classical Age
Gurjara-Pratihara
Pala Empire
Rashtrakuta Empire
Art,
Philosophy,
Literature

Islam in India Delhi
Sultanate
, Vijayanagara
Empire
,
Music,
Guru Nanak

Mughal India
Architecture,
Maratha Confederacy

Modern India

Company
Rule

Zamindari system,

Warren
Hastings
,
MangalPandey, 1857

British Indian Empire
Hindu reforms, Bengal Renaissance,
Independence struggle,Mahatma Gandhi

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