India's History

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    Hey there guys,

    Decided to open this thread to talk about India's rich and varied history. As most of you guys know, India is the home of many epics such as the Ramayana and the Mahabharata and also was the home of the zero (0).

    It was host to many great mathematicians, astronomers and philosophers throughout the ages.

    This is a thread through which we can share our history and legacy with the world. In fact, viewing the things put up in this thread will increase the knowledge of your own country (for Indians) and increase the understanding of the geo-politics and culture of the region (for non-Indians).

    So, go ahead and mingle and discover THE HISTORY OF INDIA...
     
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    The first series that I'm going to post here is "The Story of India" by Michael Wood which aired on BBC and Discovery Channel. The series provides an outisder's view about India and yet is unbiased and very articulate in expressing the history of the subcontinent throughout the ages.

    A must watch I'd say...

    A popular internet database has the following comment, which I quote to summarise the contents of the series -

     
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