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How do you account for the rise and growth of the Business enterprise in India during the first half of the 20th century? 

How do you account for the rise and growth of the Business enterprise in India during the first half of the 20th century? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: An important development in the second half of the 19th century and first half of 20th century was the establishment of large scale machine-based industries in and growth of Business […]

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Explain the essential features of the ryotwari system of land revenue with special reference to Thomas Munro’s contribution to its evolution.  OR Discuss the main features of the ‘Raiyatwari Settlement’ in South India. Did it satisfy the aspirations of the peasantry? OR “Ryotwari falls into three stages – early, middle and late, and the only description common to all is that it is a mode of settlement with small farmers, so small, indeed, that their average holding is, on recent figures, only about 6 ½ acres,” Critically examine.

Explain the essential features of the ryotwari system of land revenue with special reference to Thomas Munro’s contribution to its evolution.  OR Discuss the main features of the ‘Raiyatwari Settlement’ in South India. Did it satisfy the aspirations of the peasantry? OR “Ryotwari falls into three stages – early, middle and late, and the only […]

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What was the genesis of Ryotwari settlement in Madras Presidency? Rather than helping them, how it put the cultivators in great distress?

What was the genesis of Ryotwari settlement in Madras Presidency? Rather than helping them, how it put the cultivators in great distress? ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans:                           Ryotwari settlement: The Ryotwari experiment was started by Alexander Reed in Baramahal in 1792 and was continued by Thomas Munro from 1801. Instead of zamindars they began to collect revenue directly from the […]

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Explain why England became the harbinger of Industrial Revolution. Also throw light on its social consequences. 

Explain why England became the harbinger of Industrial Revolution. Also throw light on its social consequences. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: In Industrial Revolution, which started in England in the 18th century, machines changed people’s way of life as well as their methods of manufacturing. England became the harbinger of Industrial Revolution: The Agricultural Revolution: Enclosure Movement: The […]

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“The comparison between Cavour’s and Bismarck’s achievements reveals striking points of resemblance and no less striking points of dissimilarity.” Comment.

“The comparison between Cavour’s and Bismarck’s achievements reveals striking points of resemblance and no less striking points of dissimilarity.” Comment. ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: In their efforts to unify Germany and Italy, Bismarck and Cavour, both were experts at that which Bismarck called realpolitik. This was a political tactic characterized by employment of ruthless and violent means […]

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