Medieval Regional Hindu Kingdoms (600-1526 CE; Chalukyas, Pallavas, Gurjara-Pratiharas, Palas, Rashtrakutas, Cholas, Gajapatis, etc.))
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Periodization of Medieval India

Since the beginning of modern Indian historiography, periodization was a matter of controversial debates (Thapar, 2000, 3-20; Kulke, 2005, 97-105; Sahu, 2006). Inspired by the classical European threefold classification of ancient, medieval, and modern …

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Hermann Kulke, “Medieval Regional Hindu Kingdoms (600-1526 CE; Chalukyas, Pallavas, Gurjara-Pratiharas, Palas, Rashtrakutas, Cholas, Gajapatis, etc.))”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Helene Basu, Angelika Malinar, Vasudha Narayanan. Consulted online on 29 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-5019_beh_COM_9000000089>
First published online: 2012



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