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Indus Valley Civilisation: Origin

Indus Valley Civilisation: Origin The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) was a Bronze Age civilization (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900 BCE). Inhabitants of the Indus river valley civilization developed new techniques in handicraft (carnelian products, seal carving) and metallurgy (copper, bronze, lead, and tin). The Indus cities are noted for their urban planning, baked brick houses, […]

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Regional States during Gupta Era: The Kadambas

Regional States during Gupta Era: The Kadambas The decline of the Satavahana power in the Deccan was followed by the rule of many lesser dynasties like the Chutus, the Abhiras and the Ikshvakus during the third century A.D. the Karnataka area, however emerged out of this political confusion in the following century, when the Kadambas […]

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Make a critical survey of society and culture as portrayed in Sangam Literature.  संगम साहित्य में चित्रित समाज एवम् संस्कृति का आलोचनात्मक सर्वेक्षण कीजिए। [UPPSC, 2011] OR Enumerate the characteristics of the culture of the Sangam age. संगम युग की संस्कृति की विशिष्टताओं का विवेचन. कीजिये। [UPPSC, 1993]

Make a critical survey of society and culture as portrayed in Sangam Literature.  संगम साहित्य में चित्रित समाज एवम् संस्कृति का आलोचनात्मक सर्वेक्षण कीजिए। [UPPSC, 2011] OR Enumerate the characteristics of the culture of the Sangam age. संगम युग की संस्कृति की विशिष्टताओं का विवेचन. कीजिये। [UPPSC, 1993] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Sangam literature, foreign accounts […]

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Give an account of the social and economic conditions of South Indian during the Sangam age. संगम युग में दक्षिण भारत की सामाजिक एवं आर्थिक स्थिति का विवरण दीजिये। [UPPSC, 1994] OR Give an account of the society and economy during the Sangam age. संगमकालीन समाज एवं अर्थव्यवस्था का विवरण दीजिये। [UPPSC, 1997] OR Analyse the nature of the society and economy in the Sangam Age. संगमयुगीन समाज एवं अर्थव्यवस्था के स्वरूप का विवेचन कीजिए। [UPPSC, 1999] OR संगम साहित्य में वर्णित सामाजिक एवं आर्थिक स्थिति का विवेचन कीजिए। Discuss the society and economy as depicted in the Sangam literature. [UPPSC, 2003] OR संगम कालीन समाज के विशिष्ट तत्वों का निरूपण कीजिए। Bring out the salient features of the society as depicted in the Sangam Literature. [UPPSC, 2015] OR संगम साहित्य के विवरणों के आधार पर दक्षिण भारत की सामाजिक एवं आर्थिक स्थिति पर प्रकाश डालिए। Throw light on the social and economic condition of South India as revealed in the Sangam Literature. [UPPSC, 2017]

Give an account of the social and economic conditions of South Indian during the Sangam age. संगम युग में दक्षिण भारत की सामाजिक एवं आर्थिक स्थिति का विवरण दीजिये। [UPPSC, 1994] OR Give an account of the society and economy during the Sangam age. संगमकालीन समाज एवं अर्थव्यवस्था का विवरण दीजिये। [UPPSC, 1997] OR Analyse […]

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“Of all the events that had a singular being on the history of India, Harsha’s death in 647 A.D. is significant.” Why? Explain. 

“Of all the events that had a singular being on the history of India, Harsha’s death in 647 A.D. is significant.” Why? Explain. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Harsha was the last and greatest ruler of Vardhana dynasty. He ruled between 606 CE to 647 CE. He brought almost all north India under him and was described as […]

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Post – Mauryan Period: Social conditions

Post – Mauryan Period: Social conditions The four varnas and ashramas remained the pillars of Brahmanical ideology, represented in the Dharmashastra texts of this period. The earlier idea of ashramas as alternative paths was firmly replaced by the idea of their being consecutive stages. New elements in India Society: The Greeks, the Shakas, the Parthians, […]

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Post – Mauryan Period: Literature and Science

Post – Mauryan Period: Literature and Science Literature The Kushans were conscious of the fact that the people used various scripts and languages in their dominions, and therefore issued their coins and inscriptions in the Greek, Kharoshthi, and Brahmi scripts. Similarly, they used Greek, Prakrit, and Sanskrit-influenced Prakrit, and towards the end of their rule […]

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