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Q. Critically evaluate the Muslim Nobility during the period of Tughlaq dynasty. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Critically evaluate the Muslim Nobility during the period of Tughlaq dynasty. [UPSC, 2020]  ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The early Turkish ruling class was very much in the nature of a co-sharer of political and financial powers with the Sultans. From contemporary historians, like Barani, we learn that the most important nobles, and even the Sultans, in […]

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Q. Describe the evolution and development of regional temple architecture of South India with special reference to Pallavas. [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Describe the evolution and development of regional temple architecture of South India with special reference to Pallavas. [UPSC, 2020] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: Early South Indian temple architecture styles had regional variations which can be seen in the Pallava, Chola and Pallava temple architectures. The foundation of the Dravidian style of architecture in South India was […]

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Q. Evaluate the significant political features of the Post Mauryan Northern India. What are the main sources of it? [UPSC, 2020]

Q. Evaluate the significant political features of the Post Mauryan Northern India. What are the main sources of it? [UPSC, 2020] ©selfstudyhistory.com Ans: The Post Mauryan period did not witness a large empire like that of the Mauryas, but it is notable for intimate and widespread contacts between Central Asia and India as we witness […]

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