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History Answer Writing, 26 February 2016

Indus Valley Civilization: Origin, date, extent, characteristics, decline, survival and significance, art and architecture. Answer in about 300 words:1. Give an appraisal of town planning of the Indus cities and evaluate the various reasons for their decline.2. Discuss the trade, cultural contacts and the extents of the Indus Civilization within and outside India and describe […]

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History Answer Writing, 26 February 2016

Indus Valley Civilization: Origin, date, extent, characteristics, decline, survival and significance, art and architecture. Answer in about 300 words:1. Give an appraisal of town planning of the Indus cities and evaluate the various reasons for their decline.2. Discuss the trade, cultural contacts and the extents of the Indus Civilization within and outside India and describe […]

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History Answer Writing, 25 February 2016

Pre-history and Proto-history: Geographical factors ; hunting and gathering (paleolithic and mesolithic) ; Beginning of agriculture (neolithic and chalcolithic). Pre& proto history, megalithic cultures 1) Describe the distinguishing features of important archaeological cultures-of the Indian subcontinent datable between c. 2000 B.C. and c. 500 B.C. 2) Ancient Indians had no taste for historiography; their scholars […]

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History Answer Writing, 25 February 2016

Pre-history and Proto-history: Geographical factors ; hunting and gathering (paleolithic and mesolithic) ; Beginning of agriculture (neolithic and chalcolithic). Pre& proto history, megalithic cultures 1) Describe the distinguishing features of important archaeological cultures-of the Indian subcontinent datable between c. 2000 B.C. and c. 500 B.C. 2) Ancient Indians had no taste for historiography; their scholars […]

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History Answer Writing, 24 February, 2016

1) How do recent archaeological findings and Sangam literary texts enlighten us about the early state and society in South India? 2) In what ways are the accounts of the Graeco Romans and the Chinese helpful in reconstructing the social history of India ? How far is their information corroborated by other Contemporary sources.3) To […]

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History Answer Writing, 24 February, 2016

1) How do recent archaeological findings and Sangam literary texts enlighten us about the early state and society in South India? 2) In what ways are the accounts of the Graeco Romans and the Chinese helpful in reconstructing the social history of India ? How far is their information corroborated by other Contemporary sources.3) To […]

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History 2016, Daily Answer Writing

“Ancient Indians had no taste for historiography; their scholars cared more for  religious, spiritual and philosophical studies. Indian historiography is essentially an Islamic heritage..“ Comment upon this statement with special reference to the contemporary writers and their works which help us in the reconstruction of history of the early medieval period of Indian history. (200 […]

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History 2016, Daily Answer Writing

“Ancient Indians had no taste for historiography; their scholars cared more for  religious, spiritual and philosophical studies. Indian historiography is essentially an Islamic heritage..“ Comment upon this statement with special reference to the contemporary writers and their works which help us in the reconstruction of history of the early medieval period of Indian history. (200 […]

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