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“I have labored to harness to India’s bullock-cark civilization three great engines of social improvement- Railways, Uniform Postage and Electrical Telegraph.” Comment.

“I have labored to harness to India’s bullock-cark civilization three great engines of social improvement- Railways, Uniform Postage and Electrical Telegraph.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Lord Dalhousie served as Governor-General of India from 1848 to 1856. In contrast to many of the past leaders of the British Empire in India, he saw himself as an Orientalist and believed his rule […]

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“English utilitarianism had profound impact on British agrarian policy in India as well as Indian Society in 19th century.” Comment.

“English utilitarianism had profound impact on British agrarian policy in India as well as Indian Society in 19th century.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: English utilitarianism had a tremendous impact on agrarian policy in India: The utilitarian’s, as Eric Stokes has suggested, had a contemptuous attitude towards landed intermediaries. Following David Ricardo’s Theory of Rent, the utilitarians looked […]

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How Vivekananda became the “patron prophet” for a whole generation of extremist leaders and militant revolutionaries? Explain.

How Vivekananda became the “patron prophet” for a whole generation of extremist leaders and militant revolutionaries? Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Ramakrishna’s catholicity was projected as an essence of Hinduism and became for his disciple, Vivekananda, a ground for claiming the superiority of Hinduism over all other religions. It was Vivekananda who infused into this discourse a missionary […]

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“In second half of the nineteenth century, many factors combined together to foster the growth and development of local self-government institutions.” Analyze the given statement and trace the development of the local self-government in Indian in the nineteenth century.

“In second half of the nineteenth century, many factors combined together to foster the growth and development of local self-government institutions.” Analyze the given statement and trace the development of the local self-government in Indian in the nineteenth century. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: After 1857 many factors combined together which fostered the growth and development of local self-government […]

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