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date: 20 September 2019

India, 

Source:
A Dictionary of British History
Author(s):

John Cannon,

Robert Crowcroft

or Hindustan, was named by the Greeks after the Indus valley. Its dominant civilization was Hindu and Buddhist but, from the 11th cent., it was subject to conquest from the Islamic north. The most famous of its conquerors were the Mughals, who established their empire in ... ...

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