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“The impact of the brahmo movement was not just confined to Bengal.” Discuss the statement with help of examples.

“The impact of the brahmo movement was not just confined to Bengal.” Discuss the statement with help of examples. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The impact of the Brahmo movement was not just confined to Bengal. In fact, the leaders and members of Brahmo Reform movement took initiatives to spread it in other provinces. In Maharashtra In Maharashtra for […]

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Critically examine the reasons for non-existence of Permanent settlement in other parts of India that were annexed by East India Company in 19th century?

Critically examine the reasons for non-existence of Permanent settlement in other parts of India that were annexed by East India Company in 19th century? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The extension of the British Empire in Deccan and South India necessitated a new type of administrative organisation based on different systems of land revenue settlement. It was under these […]

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Trace the development of the famine policy of the British in India. How far commercialization of agriculture was responsible for famine?

Trace the development of the famine policy of the British in India. How far commercialization of agriculture was responsible for famine?  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Famines under the company’s rule: During the rule of the East India Company India suffered in one part of another from twelve famines and four severe scarcities. The first of these was […]

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Trace the development of the Congress’s attitude towards the Peoples’ Movements (Praja Mandal Movements) in the Princely States.

Trace the development of the Congress’s attitude towards the Peoples’ Movements (Praja Mandal Movements) in the Princely States. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The onset of the nationalist movement in British India also had an impact on the people of the Princely States. Many revolutionary nationalists fleeing British authority came to the Princely States in the first and second […]

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“Where the Missionaries sometimes contributed positively and educated the Indians their shortcomings, they completely destroyed their self-confidence and the self-respect.” Do you agree?

“Where the Missionaries sometimes contributed positively and educated the Indians their shortcomings, they completely destroyed their self-confidence and the self-respect.” Do you agree? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Character Act of 1813 was the first parliamentary approval for propagation of Christianity in India. Positive outcome of missionary activities in India Gandhiji held the view that the work of Missionaries quickened the task of […]

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