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Chapter 16 India
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“India” There was no united “India” in 500 CE. South Asia is a better term. The region called “India” in your text consisted of lands of modern Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.
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Muslims in South Asia Today Pakistan Pop.:164,000,000 Pop.Muslims: 97%=159,000,000 India Pop.: 1,129,000,000 Pop Muslims: 13%=147,000,000 Bangladesh: 150,000,000 Pop. Muslims: 83%=124,000,000 Total: 430,000,000 Muslims in South Asia
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Compare World: 6.5 billion US: 303,209,117 Christians: 2.0 billion Muslims in the world: 1.5 billion South Asia Muslims: 430,000,000 Indonesia: 207,000,105 Saudia Arabia: 26,417,599 Iran: 64,089,571
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Importance of South Asia Islam A significant portion of Muslims live in South Asia or have South Asian heritage. South Asian Islam is distinctive. Islam encountered a different situation in South Asia
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Spread of Islamic Empire First through Arabia Byzantine areas (North Africa, Mesopotamia) Christians and Jews Persia: Zoroastrians Stopped at Indus River
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course HISTORY 210 taught by Professor St. john during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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