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Ancient India
     

Ancient India

by John Bankston
 
The Maurya Empire stretched from Afghanistan to the southern tip of India. The first emperor, Chandragupta Maurya, grew up in a village of peacock farmers. His grandson Ashoka would renounce war and strive for peace. Indians still call him Ashoka the Great and regard him as one of history's finest rulers. The Maurya Empire was ruled by kings who allowed their

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The Maurya Empire stretched from Afghanistan to the southern tip of India. The first emperor, Chandragupta Maurya, grew up in a village of peacock farmers. His grandson Ashoka would renounce war and strive for peace. Indians still call him Ashoka the Great and regard him as one of history's finest rulers. The Maurya Empire was ruled by kings who allowed their ministers to disagree with them. It existed over two thousand years ago, yet it had laws familiar in the 21st century—protecting workers, buyers and sellers. Today its monuments survive while its symbols adorn the flag of India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612282800
Publisher:
Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/15/2012
Series:
Explore Ancient Worlds Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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