Social Studies for class 7
Chapter 1: The Ancient World: India
Introduction to the Unit
In Grade VI, you studied history of South Asia. In Grade VII, the history of Asia is being shared with you. During the middle ages, Asia had become home to some of the most advanced civilizations on the Earth. The following chapters on history take you to the journey of the great civilizations of Asia and will acquaint you with the ancient times when the Mauryans came to India and established their Empire. Later, we discuss the Mauryan and Persian Empires. Lastly, the main events of medieval period and their associated elements are discussed.