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what is the importance of dates in history?
HOW AGRICULTURE CHANGED IN A REMOTE TRIBAL AREA AFTER INDEPENDENCE .LIST THE DIFFRENT WAYS IN WHICH YOU WOULD FIND INFORMATION ON THIS?
Why do we divide history into different periods?
difference between potential an developed resources
What are the main source of history of modern India?
Can I get the Answers of the questions from the Social Studies book'FOOTPRINTS' class 8 by Macmillan companies?
find out- 1. why was indigo in great demand in European countries
2. why were the indian farmers hesitant to grow indigo?
why do many historians refer modern period as colonial ?
HOW SURVEYS BECOME IMPORTANT?
Historians divided history into ancient, medieval and modern period. What is the problem with this periodisation?
Why do we continue to associate history with a string of dates?
what is the problem with the periodisation of indian history that james mill offers?
HOW IMPORTANT ARE THE DATES ?
The earliest authenticated human remains in South Asia date to about 30,000 years ago. Nearly contemporaneous Mesolithic rock art sites have been found in many parts of the Indian subcontinent, including at the Bhimbetka rock shelters in Madhya Pradesh. Around 7000 BCE, the first known Neolithic settlements appeared on the subcontinent in Mehrgarh and other sites in western Pakistan. These gradually developed into the Indus Valley Civilisation, the first urban culture in South Asia; It flourished during 26001900BCE in Pakistan and western India. Centred on cities such as Mohenjo-daro, Harappa, Dholavira, and Kalibangan, and relying on varied forms of subsistence, the civilisation engaged robustly in crafts production and wide-ranging trade.
In the late Vedic period, around the 6th century BCE, the small states and chiefdoms of the Ganges Plain and the north-western regions had consolidated into 16 major oligarchies and monarchies that were known as the mahajanapadas. The emerging urbanisation and the orthodoxies of this age also created heterodox religious movements, two of which became independent religions. Buddhism, based on the teachings of Gautama Buddha attracted followers from all social classes excepting the middle class; chronicling the life of the Buddha was central to the beginnings of recorded history in India. Jainism came into prominence during the life of its exemplar, Mahavira. In an age of increasing urban wealth, both religions held up renunciation as an ideal, and both established long-lasting monastic traditions. Politically, by the 3rd century BCE, the kingdom of Magadha had annexed or reduced other states to emerge as the Mauryan Empire. The empire was once thought to have controlled most of the subcontinent excepting the far south, but its core regions are now thought to have been separated by large autonomous areas. The Mauryan kings are known as much for their empire-building and determined management of public life as for Ashoka's renunciation of militarism and far-flung advocacy of the Buddhist dhamma.
How did historians divide Indian history ?
name of the newspaper published by raja ram mohan roy in persian
Why did industrial revolution lead to imperialism?
can you think of examples of surveys in our world today? Think about how toy companies get information about what young people enjoy playing with or how the government finds out about the number of young people in school. what can a historian derive from such surveys?
what led the british to record every aspect of their administration in India? do you think they were answerable to somebody ? give reasons to support your collection of information
Why dates are important in history????
How have historical buildings and paintings proved useful as a source of history?
names of those people who carved their independent states during the fall of mughal emperor
what sources did historians use in writing about the last 250 years of indian history???
james mill divided indian history into three period }hindu,muslim and british
Q1) how did james mill view india?
Q2) how did british conquer india and estblish their rule?
Q3) 10historical places in india made by british?
why are most villages in india are not yet 'modern'?
why did british conduct so many surveys in india
What official records do not tell from where do we get such information ?
what are the characteristics features of the modern age?
Why do we periodise history
Explain Brahmans offering the Shastras to Britannia, frontispiece to the first map produced by James Rennel, 1782
How will the information historians get from old newspapers be different from that found in police reports?
Q1) how did british conquer india and establish their rule?
in the revision notes of history class 8 chapter 1.. can anybody explain me "which dates" paragraph of revision notes!? please! experts!
write a note on periodisation of history
Classification of indian history into periods
any tribal group living in india today .find out about there customs and way of life and how there lives have changed in the last 50 years (paste picture).
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How do we periodise?In 1817, James Mill, a Scottish economist and politicalphilosopher, published a massive three-volume work,A History of Br i t ish India. In this he divided Indianhistory into three periods – Hindu, Muslim and British.This per iodisat ion came to be widely ac cepted. Canyou think of any problem with this way of looking atIndian history?Wh y d o we t r y a n d d i v i d e h i s t o r y i n t o d i f f e r e n tp e r i o d s ? We d o s o i n a n a t t e m p t t o c a p t u r e t h echaracteristics of a time, its central features as theyappear to us. So the terms through which we periodise– that is, demarcate the difference between periods –become important. They reflect our ideas about the past.They show how we see the significance of the changefrom one period to the next.Mill thought that all Asian societies were at a lowerlevel of civilisation than Europe. According to his tellingof history, before the British came to India, Hindu andMuslim despots ruled the country. Religious intolerance,caste taboos and superst i t ious prac t i ces dominated social life. British rule, Mill felt, could civilise India. To dothis it was necessary to introduce European manners, arts,institutions and laws in India. Mill, in fact, suggested thatthe British should conquer all the territories in India to ensurethe enlightenment and happiness of the Indian people. ForIndia was not capable of progress without British help.In this idea of history, British rule represented all the forcesof progress and civilisation. The period before British rulewas one of darkness. Can such a conception be accepted today?In any case, can we refer to any period of history as “Hindu”or “Muslim”? Did not a variety of faiths exist simultaneouslyin these periods? Why should we characterise an age onlythrough the religion of the rulers of the time? To do so is tosuggest that the l ives and prac t i ces of the others do notreally matter. We should also remember that even rulers inancient India did not all share the same faith.Moving away from British classification, historians haveusually divided Indian history into ‘ancient’, ‘medieval’ and‘ m o d e r n ’ . T h i s d i v i s i o n t o o h a s i t s p r o b l e m s . I t i s ap e r i o d i s a t i o n t h a t i s b o r rowe d f rom t h e We s t wh e re t h emodern period was associated with the growth of all theforces of modernity – science, reason, democracy, liberty andequality. Medieval was a term used to describe a societywhere these features of modern society did not exist. Can weuncritically accept this characterisation of the modern periodto describe the period of our study? As you will see in thisbook, under British rule people did not have equality, freedomo r l i b e r t y . N o r w a s t h e p e r i o d o n e o f e c o n o m i c g r o w t hand progress.Many historians therefore refer to this period as ‘colonial’
short note on colonization
why do we try and divide history into different periods ?(2 mrks.)
Interview your mother or another member of your family to find out about their life. Now divide their life into different periods and list out the significant events in each period. Explain the basis of your periodisation.
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