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The art of ancient India

Susan L. Huntingdon text, published by Weatherhill 2006

Part 1 – Fdns of Indic civilization: prehistoric and proto historic (ch 1-3)

Part 2 – Period of early dynasties (ch 4-9)

Part 3 – dynasties of the middle period (ch 10-16)

Part 4 – Later northern schools (ch 17-20)

Part 5 – Later schools of the Deccan and the south (ch 21-25)

  1. Antecedants
  2. Indus or Harappa civilization (2300-1750 BCE)
  3. Vedic and Upanisadic (1500-450 BCE)
  4. Maruya period (323-185 BCE)
  5. Sunga (2-1st century BCE)
  6. Regional developments (late 1st century BCE to 1st century CE)
  7. Saka and Parthian kingdoms in Indic sphere (1st century BCE to mid 1st century CE)
  8. Northwest and northern region under Kusanas (late 1st century CE to 3rd century CE)
  9. Regional developments in Deccan (2nd and 3rd centuries)
  10. Gupta (4-6th century CE)
  11. Gupta aftermath
  12. Buddhist cave arch (5-7th century CE)
  13. Hindu rock cut architecture of Deccan (Kalacuri and Early Western Calukya period)
  14. Southern developments under Palavas and Pandyas
  15. Early western Calukya and related Deccan schools
  16. Hindu rock cut arch of Western Deccan
  17. Kasmir and related schools
  18. Bihar and Bengal under Pala and Sena kings
  19. Orissa and related regions
  20. North central and Northwestern India: art of Rajput clans
  21. Cola and related schools of Tamil south
  22. Later Deccan schools
  23. Vijaynagar period (1336-1565 CE)
  24. Nayak period
  25. Keral region

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Districts or states (as of 2014) – Wiki (accessed: 2015-09-04)

No. of districts in each state or UT
Map key Name of State or Union Territory (Italicized) Number of Districts
1 Andhra Pradesh 13
2 Arunachal Pradesh 19
3 Assam 32
4 Bihar 38
5 Chhattisgarh 27
6 Goa   2
7 Gujarat 33
8 Haryana 21
9 Himachal Pradesh 12
10 Jammu and Kashmir 22
11 Jharkhand 24
12 Karnataka 30
13 Kerala 14
14 Madhya Pradesh 51
15 Maharashtra 36
16 Manipur   9
17 Meghalaya 11
18 Mizoram   8
19 Nagaland 11
20 Odisha 30
21 Punjab 22
22 Rajasthan 33
23 Sikkim   4
24 Tamil Nadu 32
25 Tripura   8
26 Uttar Pradesh 75[5]
27 Uttarakhand 13
28 Telangana 10
29 West Bengal 20
A Andaman and Nicobar   3
B Chandigarh   1
C Dadra and Nagar Haveli   1
D Daman and Diu   2
E Lakshadweep   1
F National Capital Territory of Delhi 11
G Puducherry   4
36 Total  678