How did Ancient Asian cultures develop as they emerged from ancient times? The Post-Ancient Asian history section traces the development of Asian history as its nations moved into the modern world.
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Asoka,(? - 232 B.C.), emperor of India, 273 - 232 B.C. He inherited his empire from his father and by conquest extended his rule over most of what is now India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.

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