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A history of India. Season 1 / Professor Michael H. Fisher.

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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 14 Northwest and North India Episode 11 Mauryan Empire Episode 29 Nationalists Ambedkar, Bose, and Jinnah Episode 32 New Pakistan Episode 3 Indus Valley Civilization Episode 6 Epic Literature: Ramayana Episode 34 India under Nehru Episode 4 Indo-European Vedic Culture Episode 10 Origins and Rise of Buddhism Episode 15 Brahmanic Synthesis Episode 28 Mahatma Gandhi Episode 2 Migration and the Adivasi Episode 8 Dharma in the Bhagavad Gita Episode 21 Later Mughal Emperors Episode 30 Partition of 1947 Episode 13 Deccani and Southern States Episode 22 Mughals and the Marathas Episode 1 Earliest History of the Indian Subcontinent Episode 17 Islam Comes to India Episode 36 South Asia into the 21st Century Episode 31 West and East Pakistan Episode 5 Caste: Varna and Jati Episode 7 Epic History: Mahabharata Episode 16 Indian Parsis, Jews, and Christians Episode 19 Early Mughal Empire Episode 23 Competing European Empires Episode 26 British Raj and Early Nationalism Episode 9 Origins and Rise of Jainism Episode 18 Indian Sultans Episode 20 Reign of Emperor Akbar Episode 33 Independent Bangladesh Episode 12 Ashoka's Imperial Buddhism Episode 24 British East India Company Episode 25 Issues and Events of 1857 Episode 35 Modernizing India Episode 27 India and Indians in the World.
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Participant or Performer Note:
Professor Michael H. Fisher, Oberlin College.
Summary, etc.:
Over 5,000 years, India has been home to a rich tapestry of cultures, and the lands east of the Indus River have long been a hub for trade and cultural exchange. Today the subcontinent contains 20% of the world's population and is an economic powerhouse. Go inside this thrilling story with A History of India, a breathtaking survey of South Asia from its earliest societies through the challenges of the 21st century.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: India > History.

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