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Question 10

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The impact of early British land policy on the ‘village communities’ of North India?

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Impact of Early British Land Policy

  • Indian village remained a unique and remarkable socio-economic organization. From time immoral, it has assumed a stable character of its own, with its peculiar but distinct characteristics.
  • Broadly speaking, the needs of the village community were satisfied either within the village or by the neighbouring villages.…

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Question 11

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Describe the social life of the later Vedic people. How was it different from the Rig-Vedic life?

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Social Life and the Later Vedic Period

  • Later Vedic period is based mainly on the Vedic texts, which were compiled after the age of the Rig Veda. The collections of the Vedic hymns or mantras were known as the Samhitas. The Rig Veda Samhita is the oldest Vedic text, based on which we have described the early Vedic age. The prayers of the Rig Veda wer…

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Question 12

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Write short essay on “Sufi movement” in India.

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Sufi Movement in India

  • Religion thus attracts the people of all classes living in different geographical regions.
  • It is for this reason that we notice different shades of all practicing religions imbibing local cultural milieu. The impact can overtly be studied in the spiritual disciplines of the persisting religions. In order to substantiate our con…

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Question 13

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“The sixth century B. C. was a period of religious and economic unrest in India” explain.

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Sixth Century B. C

  • As we know that the era of 6th century BC of Jainism and Buddhism. In this period, we see that the old Vedic religion had ceased to be a living force.
  • The spiritual unrest and the intellectual stimulation led to the rise of various heterodox religious movements. The religious sects were based on regional customs and rituals practic…

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Question 14

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Examine the impact of British rule on Indian Society in the 19th Century.

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Impact of British Rule on Indian Society in the 19th Century

  • At the time of 19th century, When the British came to India; they brought new ideas such as liberty, equality, freedom, and human rights from the Renaissance, the Reformation Movement and the various revolutions that took place in Europe. These ideas appealed to some sections of our societ…

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Question 15

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The ideology of Subhash Chandra Bose was a combination of nationalism, fascism, and communism. Explain.

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Ideology of Subhash Chandra Bose

As a Nationalism

  • Important aspect of Subhash Chandra Bose՚s political thought was nationalism that was at the root of Indian national movement to him, it was nationalism, which was the moving force of national liberation and also the basis of post-independence national reconstruction. as a dependent people adopt any ‘…

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Question 16

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Discuss the main factors leading to the collapse of Soviet Union.

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Factors Leading to the Collapse of Soviet Union

  • The internal causes of the collapse of the Soviet Union and the initial breakthrough of democracy were in a sense over-determined yet paradoxically far from inevitable.
Soviet Union
  1. Long term structural factors clearly played a key role in precipitating the collapse.
  2. One of the most damaging behaviours pr…

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Question 17

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Examine the information of Fa-hien about the political, religious, social, and economic condition of India?

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Fa-Hien

  • Fa-Hien and Yuan Chwang they both came to India in Gupta՚s period. Both beliefs in Buddhism or they are Buddhist monk.
  • They came to India to explore more about Buddhist texts and places related to Buddhism and to acquire authentic Buddhist scriptures.
  • The various aspects of his empire i.e.. political, religious, social, and economic, were clea…

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Question 18

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What impact did Kabir and Nanak leave on Indian society and culture?

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Kabir and Guru Nanak on Indian Society and Culture

  • The works of Kabir and Guru Nanak present systems of inter- related ideas, which are independent of all other systems of religious ideas.
Kabir and Nanak
  • Their positions are similar not because they belong to the same tradition but because each had a new path to show to his contemporaries.
  • Either their…

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Question 19

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Give an account of the rise of the Chalukyas of Vatapi and their struggle with other rulers.

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Rise of the Chalukyas of Vatapi

  • The founders of the empire at Badami were native to the modern Karnataka region.
  • According to this theory, the Chalukya were descendants of the “Seleukia” tribe of Iraq and that their conflict with the Pallava of Kanchi was, but a continuation of the conflict between ancient Seleukia and “Parthians” , the proposed ance…

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