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Background. Civilization in India has evolved into a complicated mix of peoples and religions, dating back at least 5,000 years. Brahmanism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism all developed into a series of kingdoms and empires that continue to impart a pronounced regionalism to India's body politic. In the 600s, the Indus River Valley was invaded by Arabs, who brought Islam with them, the religion taking hold in northern India.  

Britain gained...

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