problem 1: Describe main trends in colonial historiography. Give Marxist interpretation of the colonial view-point.
problem 2: What was the nature of foreign trade throughout the BC 300 to 300 AD? In what ways did the pattern of trade distinct between the Deccan and the Tamilkam?
problem 3: What was the composition of rural masses engaged in the agricultural production in post-Gupta north India?
problem 4: State the significance of pastoral and forest products in the medieval economy.
problem 5: Describe everyday forms of peasant resistance in Mughal India.
problem 6: Examine the growth of business practices in the medieval period. To what extent were the joint venture enterprises successful in the medieval period?
problem 7: Analyze the changing pattern of India’s trade throughout the second half of the 19th century.
problem 8: What was the impact of colonial interventions on the tribal economy?
problem 9: Describe‘re-industrialization’ in the Indian context. What was the pattern of growth of Indian small scale industries during the : preparelate 19th and early twentieth century’s?
problem 10: Brief notes on the following:
a) Plinny’s account on Pepper.
b) Brahmadeya grants.
d) Early Census.