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Ahmad Ala-ud-din Alexander Andhra army Asoka attacked Bahadur became Bengal Berar Bhoja Bidar Brahman brother Buddhist Buhlul Bukka campaign capital captured century a.d. Chandragupta Chera Chola claimed coins conquered conquest daughter Daulatabad Deccan defeated Delhi died doab dominions dynasty eastern empire father fief Firuz fled force fortress Ghazni governor Greek Gujarat Gupta Gurjaras Harsha Hindu Hiuen Hiuen Tsang Hoysala Husain India Indus inscriptions invaded Jaunpur Kadamba Kadphises Kanauj Kanchi Kanishka Kashmir Khan Khandesh king king's kingdom known Krishna Kushan lands later Magadha Mahmud Malik Malwa marched Maurya minister Muhammad Muslim neighbours nobles northern India Palas Pallava Pandya Panjab plundered probably province Pulakesin raja Rashtrakuta rebellion rebels records reign returned royal ruled ruler Saka Samudragupta Sanskrit satrap seems sent Shah Sikandar Skandagupta slain Somesvara southern succeeded success successor sultan Taxila territory throne tion troops Tughluk victory Vijayanagar Vikramaditya Vira Western Chalukya
Page vii - The general aim of the authors has been to take full advantage of the knowledge and experience embodied in the various volumes of the Cambridge History of India, but to reserve to themselves complete liberty of judgment. The present volume is far from being a mere resume of the larger work, and it is hoped that it will provide in a compact form that survey of Indian history as a whole which has long been sorely needed and which no existing volume satisfactorily supplies.