Attempt all the problems in about 500 words each. The assignment is divided into two Sections ‘A’ and ‘B’
1. Analyse prevailing ideas on economic history of ancient period. Discuss new emerging trends in historiography of ancient India during the early 1960s.
2. prepare a short note on culture contemporary with Harappan Civilization.
3. Was there feudalism in Indian history? Comment.
4. Analze the role of nadu, nagaram and nakharas in the growth of urbanization in South India.
5. Critically analyze presence of various categories of cultivators in medieval period.
6. Critically analyze growth of coinage during medieval period.
7. prepare the short note on the Indian merchant communities during the 19th century.
8. Early Colonial Forest Policy was governed by commercial rather than conservation needs, Comment.
9. Discuss the changes in textiles and leather industries in India during first half of the 20th Century.
10. prepare brief notes on the following:
1. Fluvial routes
2. Damoder Copper Plate inscription
3. Historiography of Asian trade
4. Early census of colonial India.