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Editor Subramanyam, C.N. ♦ Omkarnath, G.
Source SCERT Andhra Pradesh
Content type Text
Publisher Government of Andhra Pradesh
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2012
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Alternative Title Political Systems and Governance
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Political science
Subject Keyword Empire ♦ Arthasastra ♦ Dharmamahamatras ♦ Dhamma ♦ Spice ♦ Yagnas ♦ Monastery ♦ Subcontinent
Table of Contents Chapter 11) First Empires
  11.1) Mauryan Empire
  11.2) Ashoka - A unique ruler
  11.3) Ashoka’s war in Kalinga
  11.4) What was Ashoka’s dhamma?
  11.5) Kingdoms and Empires in the Deccan
  11.6) How did the headmen of some clans become small kings?
Description This is the eleventh chapter of the book entitled "Social studies: class 6". This chapter tells us about the story of Chandragupta Maurya, became the king of Magadha. He started the Maurya dynasty (a family whose members become the rulers one after the other is called a dynasty). Chandragupta’s son Bindusara and grandson Ashoka ruled over the Magadha kingdom and extended it to include most of the Indian subcontinent.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range 13 to 17 years
Educational Use Classroom ♦ Reading
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level V to VIII
Learning Resource Type Book
Educational Framework Andhra Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (APBSE)
Time Required P1W
Pedagogic Objective To know the difference between the mahajanapadas and the empire
Publisher Date 2012
Publisher Place Hyderabad
Size (in Bytes) 473.28 kB
Page Count 2


Source: SCERT Andhra Pradesh