Title      : BHI- 11 History of India and Culture Upto 1526 A.D.
Subject      : History
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IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY OF HISTORY - SCOPE - INFLUENCE OF GEOGRAPHY ON HISTORY - SURVEY OF THE SOURCES. Total views (1371)  
In this unit we will explain how history is important in the day to day life of the human being in which how history teaches various lesson for the present and the future generation. We also infer knowledge about the scope of history for the present society. Along with this the unit also reports how geography influences history of every country or region. Besides here we will review the important ......
Pages: 16
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Pre-Historic Period- Role of Technology Total views (1362)  
The pre-historic period in India is speculated to have begun from 2,00,000 B.C. to about 3500-2500 B.C. Pre-history refers to the time when life first appeared on earth. It also refers to the period of time when the first civilization took shape. Even since men set their foot on earth, they began to wander from one corner to another. The primitive men lived on food hunting and food gathering. This ......
Pages: 6
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Harappa Culture- Characteristic Features Total views (1361)  
We have already read(in the previous units) about the history its importance and scope, Geographical features and their influence on history, and the sources. Now in this unit we are going to study Harappa Culture which is considered to be the one of the oldest and the unique culture of the ancient world. It flourished in India before 2500 B.C. We will be introduced to some of the characteristic f ......
Pages: 7
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The Vedic Culture- Its Salient Features Total views (1358)  
In previous unit we evaluated the significance of the Harappan culture. This unit mainly brings out a few interesting aspects regarding Vedic Culture. As Vedas are the only source for the study of the people known as Aryans, the abundantly available Vedic literature reflects on all the aspects of their life, like political, social, economic, religious, educational, trade and commerce.
Pages: 12
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Post Vedic Society- Emergence of New Trends in Socio-economic Life Total views (1398)  
In the last chapter we have referred to the coming of the Aryans and the problems related to it, and how the Aryans developed their political and religious life and culture: This study will help you to understand the post -Vedic period and its development. During the Course of time Aryan culture spread to other parts of Madhya Desha and led to amalgamation of other tribes and clans into Aryan soci ......
Pages: 12
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Rise of New Religions - Jainism and Buddhismits Impact on Society and Culture Total views (1402)  
The sixth century B.C. in Indian history is noted for several significant changes that took place in the country. Change was the cardinal principle of the century around the world. It was an age of extraordinary developments in political, spiritual and material progress of mankind. It was the age of enquiry and reasoning, expressed in extraordinary mental and spiritual unrest. Throughout the worl ......
Pages: 11
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Mahajanapadas - The Rise of Monarchy in the Gangetic Region Total views (1391)  
In the previous Unit you have learnt about the emergence of the new Religions and its contribution towards Indian Society and Culture. In this Unit you are going to learn about 16 Mahajanapadas, its nature and functions and also the rise of Monarchy in the Gangetic Plain. There is a common notion that India witnessed only Monarchical type of government and the concept of Republican government was ......
Pages: 11
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The Maurya Empire - Ashoka - The Enlightened Emperor - His Concept of Dharma (Dharma) and Welfare State - Polity and Culture. Total views (1393)  
In the previous unit you have learnt that how the 16 Janapadas independently existed in north India. These Janapadas fought with each other for the supremacy and finally Magadha state was successful in overpowering them and establishing a strong Kingdom in the Gangetic plain. Bimbisara and Ajatasatru were the great rulers of this kingdom. The successors of Ajatasatru were weak, taking advanta ......
Pages: 17
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Decline of the Mauryas - Factors for the Disintegration - The Foreign Interlude and its Impact Total views (1392)  
In this chapter, we are going to study the causes for the decline of the Mauryas. The mighty empire of the Mauryan began to decline 50 years after the death of Ashoka. Ultimately the Mauryans disappeared from the political arena when Brihadrita was killed by his commander in chief in 187 B.C. Causes for the decline of the Mauryas and Weak Successors of Ashoka
Pages: 11
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Rise of the Guptas - Changing Trends in Polity, Society and Economy-Development of Literature-Science, Art & Architecture. Total views (1385)  
After the fall of the Kushanas, there was no great political power for decades in the North India. During the 4th century AD. on the ruins of the Kushana empire there emerged a New empire, which protected the unity and Independence of the country and at the same time created peace & order. The people who were responsible for the establishment of a new empire were called as the Guptas, who even la ......
Pages: 16
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Post-Gupta Period-Rise of Vardhanas-Growth of Ancient Indian Universities - with Special Reference to Nalanda- The Religious Catholicity of Harshavardhana Total views (1315)  
The Guptas lost their political supremacy by 6th century A.D. As a result several independent Kingdoms rose to prominence in North India. Among them the Maitrakas of Vallabhi, the Maukharis of Kanauj, Gowdapadas of Bengal, Vardhanas of Thaneshwar were important. Harshavardhana was the important ruler of Vardhana dynasty. Harsha made Kanauj, the seat of his power and gradually extended his authori ......
Pages: 11
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Decline of Empires. The Rise of Segmentary States - Rajputs and their Culture. Total views (1297)  
The political unity of North Inida was shattered after the death of Harshavardhana and once again a number of Small Kingdoms emerged. Among them Kingdom of Sindh, Kashmir, Kamapura became independent. Taking advantage of the chaos which followed the death of Harsha, Palas asserted their independence in Bengal. Along with these states a number of Rajputs states played an important role in the histo ......
Pages: 8
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A Brief Political History of South India - Satavahanas - Sangam Age - Society and Culture Total views (1319)  
In the history of South India the Satavahanas and the Sangam age occupied a unique place as far as their cultural contributions are concerned. Even politically, their reigning period constitutes an important epoch in the history of South India in particular and that of India in general. In this unit, you will acquire considerable knowledge about these subjects.
Pages: 10
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Rise of Local Ruling Houses - Kadambas and Gangas - Emergence of Powerful Kingdomschalukya-Pallava Rashtrakutas Total views (1304)  
After the decline of the Satavahanas till about the 6th Century A.D. no powerful dynasty ruled over the South India. Local ruling houses like Kadambas of Banavasi and Gangas of Talakadu rose to power and played a significant role in the political condition of South India for some extent. From 6th to10th Century B.C. the Chalukyas of Badami, Pallavas of Kanchi and the Rashtrakutas of Manyakheta bec ......
Pages: 13
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Polity - Economy - Society- Development of Art and Architecture Total views (1305)  
The present unit deals with the polity, society, economy, art and architecture of South India during the period of the Kadambas of Banavasi, the Western Gangas of Talkad, the Chalukyas of Badami, the Pallavas of Kanchi and the Rashtrakutas of Malkhed. As far as the art and architecture is concerned the Unit includes the development of art and architecture under the Imperial Cholas. The significanc ......
Pages: 17
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A Brief History of Cholas - Polity - Local Self Government - Economy-Urbanization-Agriculture - Trade and Commerce Total views (1298)  
The Cholas are the earliest and the most ancient among the South Indian royal houses. The references of the rulers of Cholas are found in the great epic Mahabharatha, in the account of Megasthanese and also in the II and XIII Rock Edicts of Mauryan Emperor Ashoka. It is known that Karikala was the Chola ruler who reigned in the 2nd century AD. During his reign, the capital city was moved to Kaveri ......
Pages: 13
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Chalukyas of kalyana and the Hoysalas (973AD-1189 Ad) the Struggle for Supremacy- Emargence of Hoysalas as Supreme Power Resistance to Muslim Invasion contributions to Literature Art and Architecture Total views (1286)  
The Chalukyas of Kalyana also known as the later Chalukyas established their authority in Karnataka after overthrowing the Rashtrakutas of Manyakheta in 973 A.D. They ruled for more than two hundred years. They fought many wars against the Paramaras of North India and also against the Cholas of Tanjore. They were also great patrons of religion, literature and art.
Pages: 16
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Weak Central Government- The Arab Conquest of Sindh- Consequences Total views (1334)  
The Arabs were the first Muslims to conquer India. Shortly after the demise of Prophet Islam made rapid progress and spread to Spain, North Africa, Syria, Palestine, Egypt and Persia. Soon after they became the masters of Persia naturally their eyes were set upon its neighboring country, India. There were few causes which moved the Arabs into this region. Firstly, the immeasurable wealth of India ......
Pages: 8
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Establishment of Delhi Sultanate-Qutb Uddin Aibak-Iltutmish-Raziya-Balban Total views (1278)  
The principality of Ghor in Afganistan acquired political prominence with the accession of Ghiyas-ud-din in 1150. Soon he conquered Ghazni and placed under his brother Shiab-ud-din also Known as Muizz-ud-din and Muhammad Ghori. The two brothers remained on affectionate terms and exercised a joint sovereignty. Ghiyas-ud-din remained busy with the hereditary kingdom. His younger brother Muhammad G ......
Pages: 11
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The Khiljis-Allauddin Khilji-Administrative and-Economic Reforms-An Analysis Total views (1273)  
In the previous chapter we learnt about the rule of the Delhi Sultans, nature of their government and the problems they faced and their contribution to Indian politics and culture. In this unit we are going to discuss the rule of one of the prominent Sultans of Delhi Sultanate ie. Alaludin Khilji and his administration.
Pages: 14
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Tughluqs - Muhammad Bin Tughluq - His Administrative Experiments- Critical Analysis. Total views (1270)  
In this unit you will study how the Tughluq's ruled Delhi. The Tughluqs came to power in Delhi in 1320 with ghiyasuddin Tughluq being the first ruler of the dynasty. When the ascended the throne, the sultanate was suffering from unsettled political conditions & demanded immediate measures. The imperial policy of the Tughluqs was different from that of the Khalji's. ghiyasuddin and Muhammad bin Tu ......
Pages: 10
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Firoz Shah Tughlaq - Restoration of Stability - Sayyids and Lodies - Decline of Delhi Sultanate Total views (1267)  
Ghiyas - ud - din Tugluq laid down the foundation of a new dynasty but it would be wrong to that "Tughluq" ment any race or was a family- name. The original name of Ghiyas-ud-din was Ghazi Tugluq. Therefore, his successors also called Tugluq's by historians. After Ghiyas-ud-din, Mohammed-bin- Tugluq became the Sultan of Delhi. He possessed an imaginative mind but lacked practical wisdom. He lacked ......
Pages: 12
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Impact of Islam on Indian Society and Culture - Bhakti Movement - Emergence of Composite Culture Total views (1275)  
Many foreign invaders of India in ancient times who successfully established politically in India, gradually got assimilated into the Hindu fold, but the Muslims who conquered India in the medieval period ruled India with a feeling that theirs was a unique religion and culture. Although the Muslims won over India militarily, emotionally and ideologically they remained separate. As a consequence th ......
Pages: 11
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Development of Devotional Movements-Its Impact on Society- Nayanars and Alvars- Shankara- Ramanuja- Madhva and Basava. Total views (1282)  
In the previous chapter we studied about the developments in political field of south India. In this unit we are going to learn about the developments that took place in religious filled. Because they were closely relate to common people, which need to be discussed. We are going to discuss the special features of these movements and the role of bhakti saints of vaishnavism and Shaivism. The begin ......
Pages: 17
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Unit 20_support material
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Video Test4 Total views (282)  
Video Test4
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