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Foundation of Delhi Sultanate and early Turkish Sultans – Consolidation: The rule of Iltutmish and Balban: Part I

Foundation of Delhi Sultanate and early Turkish Sultans – Consolidation: The rule of Iltutmish and Balban: Part I By the time of Muizzuddin Muhammad’s death in 1206, the Turks had been able to extend their sway upto: Lakhnauti in Bengal, Ajmer and Ranthambor in Rajasthan, upto the boundaries of Ujjain in the south, and Multan […]

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Rise of Provincial Dynasties: Kashmir (Zainul Abedin)

Rise of Provincial Dynasties: Kashmir (Zainul Abedin) Zain-ul Abedin ruled Kashmir between 1420-1470. He is considered to be one among the greatest king of medieval period. He is also known as Bud Shah (the Great King) and ‘Akbar of Kashmir’. Jonaraja: He was a Kashmiri historian and Sanskrit poet who was patronized by Zain-ul Abedin. […]

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The Ahom Kingdom

The Ahom Kingdom In the early 13th century, there existed two kingdoms in the north east region of India: Kamrupa, with its capital Pragyajyotishpura (Modern Guwahati) and the Ahom kingdom, further of the north-east. The Ahom kingdom was a kingdom in the eastern Brahmaputra Valley in Assam. It was a formidable power in the Northeast […]

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Indian Feudalism

Indian Feudalism The early medieval period shows transition, changes, and developments taking place in society, economy, polity, and agriculture. The most significant change that can only be seen in this period is the expansion of the land grants system which is often cited by Marxist historians to propound the theory of ‘Indian Feudalism’. Feudalism refers to a practice […]

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