Articles for History: particularly World History for UPSC General Studies Mains Paper 1.

[Model Answer] GSM1-2017/Q4: World History- Decolonization problems in Malay Peninsula

Question: Decolonization in Malaysia Introduction (Define | Origin | Data) Body#1: Economic challenges Body#2 Racial Harmony & Communist insurgency Body#3: Federation & its collapse Conclusion (Summary) Afterthoughts Question: Decolonization in Malaysia Q4. What problems were germane to the decolonization [...]

By |2018-08-26T23:15:01+05:3002/01/2018|Categories: History|Tags: |10 Comments

[GS1] Freedom Struggle Indian History: Answerkey & Analysis of Mains-2013 Questions Dalhousie, Women, Foreigners & Studyplan, Booklist for UPSC Mains-2014

Prologue Q. Dalhousie the founder of Modern India Q. Maulana Azad Q. Foreigners in Freedom struggle Q. Women in Freedom Struggle Difficulty level and BackbreakingTM Evenly Spread Questions The Nature of History questions Studyplan/Approach/Strategy for Mains-2014 (GS History) Prologue [...]

By |2014-07-07T12:09:07+05:3006/01/2014|Categories: History|72 Comments

[GS1] Culture: Answerkey & Analysis of Mains-2013 Questions Sangam, Chola, Tandav & Studyplan, Booklist for UPSC Mains-2014

Prologue Q1. Sangam Literature Part#1: doesn’t help in Political history because: Part#2: Social conditions in Sangam Age Part#3: Economic conditions in Sangam Age Q2. Chola Temples Q3. Tandav Dance Analysis/Rambling/Commentary/Observations: Marks per question Difficulty level & BackbreakingTM Causal revision [...]

By |2015-01-05T23:40:59+05:3004/01/2014|Categories: History|82 Comments

[World History] 500 Mock Questions on Colonization, Decolonization; Revolutions: French, American, Russian; Unification: Italy, Germany, World Wars & More

Prologue Imperialism and Colonization Industrial Revolution Socialism, Communism, Capitalism, Revolutions France, America, Russia China, Japan Germany, Italy, World Wars Decolonization Post WW2 Prologue From 2013, UPSC has introduced world history as a syllabus topic for General studies paper 1. [...]

By |2014-10-27T11:32:24+05:3015/10/2013|Categories: History|Tags: |65 Comments

[OldNCERT] Ancient India: Modern Historians of Ancient India: Utilitarian School, Marxist School, Nationalist School

Why East India Company wants Indian History Why Missionaries want Indian History Friedrich Max Muller (1823-1902) Sir William Jones (1746-94) Monier-Williams Utilitarian School: James Mill. V.A. Smith (1843-1920) Historians who did not visit India Nationalist Approach Marxist School of [...]

By |2014-07-07T13:32:46+05:3010/10/2013|Categories: History|17 Comments

[OldNCERT] Ancient India: Sources of History, Paleography, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Archeology

Sources of Ancient History #1: Literary Sources: Puranic Literature Vedic Literature Later Vedic Literature Jain and Buddhist Literature Kautilya's Arthashastra LIMITATIONS OF INDIAN LITERARY SOURCES Sangam Literature Foreign Accounts Greek Writers Chinese Travelers Arab Historian: Al-Beruni #2: Archaeological Sources [...]

By |2014-07-07T13:20:06+05:3010/10/2013|Categories: History|46 Comments

[Old NCERT World History Ch8] Socialism: The Beginning and Rise, First International, Second International (Part 4 of 4)

SOCIALIST MOVEMENT Early Socialists Babeuf Conspiracy Utopian Socialists Blanqui Communist League Marxian Socialism After 1848 revolution The First International, 1864 The Paris Commune, 1871 The Second International 2nd international: achievements 2nd International: cry against colonialism 2nd International: Limitations EXERCISES [...]

By |2014-06-30T19:54:42+05:3029/07/2013|Categories: History|54 Comments
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