Tracing Changes Through a Thousand Years (NCERT Notes)

The maps by Arab geographer al-Idrisi (1154) and French cartographer (1720) give a large sketch of the Indian subcontinent as known as earlier times. Science of cartography however different in the two time periods. New and Old Terminologies: (i) Historical records exist in a variety of languages. (ii) The term Hindustan was coined by Minhaj-i-Siraj, …

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