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Chapter 16 notes - Chapter 16 India and the Indian Ocean...

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Chapter 16 India and the Indian Ocean Basin India Politically disunited Gupta Decline Invasion of White Huns Depletion of resources State weakened Establishment of large regional kingdoms After Gupta King Harsha 606-648 CE Temporarily restored unified rule in north Tried to restore imperial authority Unsuccessful Assassinated Islam in India Early mid-7 th century – Arab forces entered India 711 CE – expedition conquered Sind Incorporated into Umayyad Empire Expansion of Islam in India Muslim merchants carried faith throughout India Small communities in major cities Mahmud of Ghanzi Leader of Turks in Afghanistan 1001-1027 CE – raiding expeditions into India Decline of Buddhism in India
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