South Asia Political Map Today 1, 2, 3,



Asia Physical 1, 2, 3

Asia Population

South Asia Physical

River Basins

An overview chronology, ancient times to present

Encyclopedia Britannica online learning tip

1. The First Millennium of Cultural History, circa 2200-1200 BCE

Indus Valley Harappa Findings Map

Indus Valley @

Harappa Walk Around

Indo-Aryan Map

Indo-European Language Migrations

Vedic Environs

Hindu Kush
Indus Valley

Indo-Ganga Basin West

Punjab 1, 2, 3

Bengal Ganga-Brahmaputra Basin Oxfam link MAP

A Chronological Framework for Ancient South Asia 

2. The Second Millennium of Cultural History: circa 1200 BCE - 200 BCE Ancient Empire and Civilization

N India Republics

Greeks in S Asia

Imperial Heartland

Mauryan Empire

Mauryan Empire


Centers of the Universe

3. The Third Millenium of Cultural History: circa 200 BCE - 1200 CE.

S Asia 185BCE
Gupta Map1

Gupta Map2
Gupta Map3
Guptas and Buddhism
N India 550
Harsha's Territory
S India 550

Arts of Cosmic Order

Ajanta and Ellora Map

Ajanta and Ellora

Ajanta and Ellora

Ajanta's Influence 

Ajanta and Ellora Pix

Ajanta 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Ellora 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Mahabalipuram and Tirupathi

Rulers of the World of Gods and Humans, c.1000

Brihadisvara, Tanjore
Siva Images
Chalyukan Siva
Lord Jaganath

Scripts in the Inscriptions

A Regional Chronology of Major Post-Gupta Dynasties 

The Hindu Temple Complex and the Invention of Hindu Societies in South India

 The Peninsula

Sangam Tamil society and poetry

Terrain (18th C)

Chinglepet Tanks
Tamil Nadu
TN Crops 1931
Brahmadeya Chart

Cholas in S India

RajaRaja Chola
Chola Art
Chola Core Area

Murugan SuperSite ..Murugan Temple Map .. other temple maps



Images of Emotions and Ideas in and around temples
Chalyuka Siva 
Hoysala Dancer
Lord Jaganath
Khajurao images 1 2

Siva Bhakti

Vishnu Bhakti

4. The Fourth Millenium of Cultural History, circa 1000 BCE to the Present

The Rise of the Warriors

South Asia circa 925CE
EB online
EB Map 12-14th C


 Hoysala Page .. Tourism

 Hoysala Territory
 Hoysala Temple
 Hoysala Images: Warrior Kings, Gods and Devotion
Hoysala War Technology 1...2...3...4...5...6.
Virashaiva Kannada Lit

Composite Sites of Power

Spaces of Mobility

Inland Routes

Route Patterns1

Route Patterns2


Deloche's Z

Silk Road

Mongol Empire

Mongol Chronology (source page)


interconnected regions

Zones of Eurasia

EBEurasia Map

West Cent Asia
Tarim Basin
Altai Moutains
Gobi Desert
North China
Hindu Kush
Burma to Vietnam

World Routes
Asia Trade
Asia Im/Exports

South Asia, Central Asia, Indian Ocean

Flipped ReOrientation

An Expansive Muslim World

Expansion of Islam: Online Map Collection

Origins: Sixth Century Context

Expansion1: The Time of Muhammad

Expansion2: Abbasid power under caliph Harun al-Rashid, 786-809

Abbasid Chronology

Expansion3: Persia and Mongols, Early 1200s

Expansion4: Ottomans to 1512

Ottomans 16-17th century

Late Timurid and Safavid Persia

South Asia Context of Mahmud of Ghazni

Mahmud's Empire

Mahmud's Conquests

Indian Ocean Routes

Muslim World 14th Century

Muslim World 16th Century

THE ISLAMIC WORLD IN 1600 .. map 1500

Elements of Muslim Cultures
Islamic History Sourcebook
 Islamic Art

EB online Shari'ah

Shari'ah and Fiqh

Short History of South Asia
Rise of the Warriors
Political Geography

Mobility and Society


South Asian Sultans

Arab and Afghan Warrior Expansion


Delhi Sultanate

Qutbuddin, Iltutmish

Alauddin Khalji
Muhammad Tughluq
Dynastic Territories in circa 1400
Sikander, Ibrahim Lodi
South India c 1400
Vasco da Gama

EB Map Mughal

Inscribing Muslim Territory

Fatehbpur Sikri Masjid

Mughal Bengal Sanads

Jama Masjid Delhi

Kerala Mosque

Mughal Art

Alai Darwaza
Forts of Rajasthan

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal
Mughal Painting

The Padshah Nama (HTMLfolder) (PPT_HTML)

Bahmani Sultans
Ibrahim Adil Shah II
Jantar Mantar

Short History of South Asia
The Sultan's Power

Mughal Empire

Early Modern South Asia in its World, circa.1550-1850

Mughal 1605
European Settlements

Mughals and Marathas Maratha Territory

18th Century regions

18th C Regions and EIC


Wodeyars of Mysore

The Golden Temple

European exploration

Anglo-French Conflict

British Territory ... an Empire of the Indian Ocean

British Army
Mysore and Wars
Anglo-Maratha Wars
Ranjit Singh


Short History of South Asia
Ethnicity and Caste
Identity and Geography

Chronological and Geographical Summary of Some Major Empires in South Asia

Mughal-British transition in PPT composite slideshow



Where is Assam?

Bengal in Maps, 1941

Notes on Religious and Ethnic Communities and Political Territory today

Lingayats and Vokkaligas in Karnataka Elections

misc other stuff ... for future development

India's Political Economy PP

India Fertility Map 1993

Image Collections
Photo Images of India
Kamat's PotPourri

 First 25 years of Muslim expansion

Muslim expansion in the west

Umayyad Empire 750 AD

Muslim Empire 750 AD

Abbasid Caliphate 900 AD

Muslim World 1300 AD

Umayyad Spain

Muslim East circa Spain in 1200

Persia 13th century

Ottoman Empire growth

Sultanate of Java 16th and 17th centuries

First Crusade

Second and third crusades

Fourth and later crusades

Spain 1492

German advance as of 1914 into Ottoman/Arabian/Egyptian Theaters