History of India

2017-07-27T17:37:15+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Aryan, Colonial India, Greco-Buddhism, Naxalite, Dutch India, Brahmi script, Indus Valley Civilisation, Yuezhi, The Emergency (India), Aksai Chin, India Office, Vedic period, Independence Day (India), Thuggee, Rakhigarhi, Dinia, List of princely states of British India (by region), Names of Bengal, Janapada, History of Indian influence on Southeast Asia flashcards History of India
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  • Aryan
    "Aryan" (/ˈɛəriən, ˈɛərjən, ˈær-/) is a term meaning "noble" which was used as a self-designation by Indo-Iranian people.
  • Colonial India
    Colonial India Europe was one of the main types of trade in the world economy and was the main catalyst for the period of European exploration.
  • Greco-Buddhism
    Greco-Buddhism, or Graeco-Buddhism, is the cultural syncretism between Hellenistic culture and Buddhism, which developed between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD in Bactria and the Indian subcontinent, corresponding to the territories of modern-day Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.
  • Naxalite
    A Naxal or Naxalite is a member of any of the Communist guerrilla groups in India, mostly associated with the Communist Party of India (Maoist).
  • Dutch India
    (Not to be confused with Dutch East Indies.) Dutch India is a term used to refer to the settlements and trading posts of the Dutch East India Company on the Indian subcontinent.
  • Brahmi script
    Brahmi (brāhmī) is the modern name given to one of the oldest writing systems used in South and Central Asia during the final centuries BCE and the early centuries CE.
  • Indus Valley Civilisation
    The Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilisation (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE) mainly in the northwestern regions of South Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghanistan to Pakistan and northwest India.
  • Yuezhi
    The Yuèzhī or Rouzhi (Chinese: 月氏; pinyin: Yuèzhī; Wade–Giles: Yüeh4-chih1; Old Chinese 月支) were an ancient Indo-European people who were first reported living in an arid grassland area spanning the modern Chinese provinces of Xinjiang and Gansu, before the 2nd century BCE.
  • The Emergency (India)
    In India, "the Emergency" refers to a 21-month period from 1975–77 when Prime Minister Indira Gandhi unilaterally had a state of emergency declared across the country.
  • Aksai Chin
    Aksai Chin (Chinese: 阿克赛钦; pinyin: Ākèsàiqīn; Hindi: अक्साई चिन, Aksā'ī cin; Urdu: اکسائی چن; Uyghur: ﺋﺎﻗﺴﺎﻱ ﭼﯩﻦ, Аксаи Чин‎) is one of the two main disputed border areas between China and India, the other being a part of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • India Office
    The India Office was a British government department created in 1858 to oversee the administration, through a Viceroy and other officials, of the Provinces of British India.
  • Vedic period
    The Vedic period (or Vedic age) (c. 1500 – c. 500 BCE) was the period in Indian history during which the Vedas, the oldest scriptures of Hinduism, were composed.
  • Independence Day (India)
    Independence Day, is annually observed on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947.
  • Thuggee
    Thuggee or tuggee (Hindi: Nepali ठग्गी ṭhaggī; Urdu: ٹھگ‎; Sanskrit: sthaga; Sindhi: ٺوڳي، ٺڳ‎; Kannada: ಠಕ್ಕ thakka) refers to the acts of Thugs, an organised gang of professional robbers and murderers.
  • Rakhigarhi
    Rakhigarhi, or Rakhi Garhi (Rakhi Shahpur + Rakhi Khas), is a village in Hisar District in the state of Haryana in India, situated 150 kilometers to the northwest of Delhi.
  • Dinia
    Dinia is a name created by Choudhary Rahmat Ali as alternative to India.
  • List of princely states of British India (by region)
    Before the Partition of India in 1947, 562 Princely States, also called Native States, existed in India, which were not fully and formally part of British India, the parts of the Indian subcontinent which had not been conquered or annexed by the British but under inderect rule, subject to subsidiary alliances.
  • Names of Bengal
    There are various names of Bengal in use today, derived from ancient kingdoms and settlements.
  • Janapada
    The Janapadas (Sanskrit: जनपद pronounced [dʒənəpəd̪ə]) were the realms, republics and kingdoms of the Indian Vedic period late Bronze Age into the (Iron Age) from about 1200 BCE to the 6th century BCE.
  • History of Indian influence on Southeast Asia
    The peoples of maritime Southeast Asia — present day Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines — are thought to have migrated southwards from southern China sometime between 2500 and 1500 BC.