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    Introduction to the History of India, lecture of 9 January 2012. This is the introductory lecture for History 9A (UCLA); the lecture discusses course requirements and furnishes an overview of the entire course. General discussion with some questions in th

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    Introduction to Indian History, Winter 2012 (UCLA) -- 2nd lecture, or lecture of 11 January 2012. This lecture commences with a discussion of the problem of 'Orientalism'; problems in the interpretation of Indian history, and the relationship of knowledge

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    Introduction to Indian Civilization, UCLA -- Lecture of 13 January 2012. We continue in this lecture with the Indus Valley Civilization; the nature of this civilization, also known as Harappan Civilization. Some thoughts on Harappa and Mohenjo-daro, and t

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 18 January 2012. Some further remarks on the Aryans, and on the Rig Veda;

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 20 January 2012. Aryan Society; Later Vedic period; idea of Varsnasrama Dharma; theory of Moksha.

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    Buddha and the Buddhism; Mahavira; Jainism and its origins; the polity in India, 600 BCE - c. 350 BCE; invasion of India by Alexander; the encounter between Alexander and the gymnosophists; interpretation of this last encounter; excerpts from Vikram Chand

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 25 January 2012. Concluding remarks on Alexander and the gymnosophists; Mauryan empire; Chandragupta Empire; the Emperor Ashoka, and his conversion to Buddhism. Ashoka's edicts; the spread of Buddhism;

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 27 January 2012. Some final remarks on the Mauryan dynasty; 200 BCE -- political history of India; political turmoil; events in South India, and the Sangam period; Tamil country; the nature of Hindu myths;

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 30 January 2012. Continuation of discussion of the Ramayana; the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali; and some remarks on the Mahabharata.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 1 February 2012. Hindu gods and goddesses; posters of them; iconography of the deities;

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    HIstory of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 3 February 2012. The Mahabharata, continuation of previous lecture; some comments on its structure, story within a story; The Bhagavad Gita; the wager; Draupadi at the Assembly Hall; Aswatthama and the deat

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 6 February 2012. Political History of India until around 300-400 AD; portion of the lecture on Panchatantra and 'secular' literature.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 8 February 2012. Concluding portion of my lecture on the Niti Sastras; contrast with Dharma Sastras. NIti Sastras are stories, they are more robust; deal with 'conduct'. Comments on folktales of India, on t

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 10 February 2012. some problems with the periodization of Indian history; James Mill's History of British India.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 13 February 2012.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 15 February 2012. Some concluding remarks on the disappearance of Buddhism - competing narratives about this phenomenon; and some concluding remarks on Shankaracharya. Comparisons between Jainism and Buddhi

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 17 February 2012. Continuation of discussion of Mahmud of Ghazni, and the politics of conquest; Muhammad Ghori; emergence of the Delhi Sultanate, and some of its principal features. Some hazards of the 'com

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 22 February 2012. Some concluding remarks on the Delhi Sultanate, especially Allauddin Khilji; reforms initiated by Khilji; imposition of the poll tax; political empires in south India; Vijaynagar; the comi

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 24 February 2012.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 27 February 2012. Concluding remarks about the Bhakti movement; and emergence of the Mughal Empire: these are the principal subjects of this lecture. Some remarks on Guru Nanak; the milieu in which bhakti f

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 1 March 2012. The Mughals in India; The Sikh Gurus; the founding of the Sikh faith; Guru Arjun Dev; Guru Gobind Singh; martyrdom of some Sikh Gurus at the hands of Mughal Emperors.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 1 March 2013. Powerpoint presentation on Indian art and architecture, from the Qutab Minar to the establishment of the Red Fort; and some images of Hindu temples, sacred sites, and bhaktas (devotees of God)

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 5 March 2013. The death of Aurangzeb and the fragmentation of the Mughal Empire; the coming of the British, and the East India Company's activities in India; growth of the Company.

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    History of Indian Civilization; UCLA, Lecture of 7 March 2013. Battle of Plassey; Mir Jafar, Clive, Mir Kasam, and Siraj-ud-daulah; the plunder of Bengal and scenes from the film, 'Clive of India' (1933);Warren Hastings and the expansion of British rule i

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