CSM-02

Indian History & National Movement

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Ancient India, Medieval India and Modern India blended with ‘Art and Culture’ constitute ‘History of India and Indian National Movement’. Art and Culture covers architecture, sculpture, paintings, performing arts, religion and literature, national and regional festivals, Harappan art and architecture, cave architecture of different geographical sites in India.

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Course Overview

  1. History of India and Art and Culture
  2. Indian National Movement

‘History of India and Indian National Movement’ is one of 7 broad themes of CSE (Preliminary) syllabus. Broadly, the short notes on this theme include the following:

  1. Ancient history includes Pre-Historic Times, Mahajanapadas, Mauryan Period, Post-Mauryan Period, Gupta Period, Indus Valley Civilization, Rig Vedic Period, Later Vedic Period, Jainism, Buddhism, Harshvardhana Period and Sangam Period (South-Indian Dynasties).
  2. Medieval History includes Major Dynasties of Early Medieval India (Pratiharas, Pallavas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas), Cholas and South-Indian Kingdoms, Early Muslim Invasions, The Delhi Sultanate, Afghans, Rajputs & Mughals, The Mughal Empire, Marathas and other Indian States, The decline of the Mughal Empire and Vijaynagar Empire.
  3. Modern History includes advent of Europeans and emergence of British as the sole power, consolidation of rule by the British over the Indian subcontinent through wars and administrative mechanisms, Revolt of 1857, Socio Religious Reforms, Peasant Movements, Revolutionary Nationalism, Administrative Changes after 1857, Development of Civil Services, Economic Policies of the British, Impact of British Administration, Development of Education, Development of Press, Governors-General and Viceroys of India, Early political associations, Formation of Indian National Congress, Moderate phase of Indian freedom struggle, Growth of extremists, Bengal partition and Swadeshi movement, Revolutionary activities, Indian home rule league, arrival of Gandhi to Indian political stage, Non-Cooperation, Civil Disobedience, Quit India movement, Constitutional development of India through August offer, Cripps mission, Cabinet mission, Partition and Freedom.
  4. Art and Culture aspects, Architecture, Sculpture, Paintings, Pottery Tradition, Numismatics, Performing Arts, Religion and Literature, National and Regional Festivals. The chapters include varying topics which discuss the Indian Architecture, Indian sculpture and the Indian pottery in great detail.
  5. Emphasis on Harappan Art and Architecture and Mauryan Art and Architecture discusses various monumental sites which are now studied and deciphered.
  6. The chapter also includes teachings and knowledge related to Schools of Art in ancient India like, Gandhara School of Art, Amravati, Mathura and Sarnath.
  7. The later chapters under History of India shed light upon Early Temples and Buddhist Monuments and different Mudras of Buddha.
  8. The last chapter covers cave architecture of different geographical sites in India like, Ajanta and Ellora caves, Amarnath caves, Bhimbetka rock shelter and so on.

Reference Books

Indian National Movement

 

  1. Ahir, R. (2019). A Brief History of Modern India. New Delhi: Spectrum Books
  2. Bandyopadhyay, S. (2014). From Plassey To Partition And After. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan
  3. Chandra, B. (2009). History of Modern India. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan
  4. Singhania, N. (2021). Indian Art and Culture. Noida: McGraw Hill
  5. Karna, B.,  Suman, R. P., Mukul, M., Sinha, R., & Kumar, S. (2018). General Knowledge. Noida: Lucent Publications
  6. Sharma, R.S. (2009). India's Ancient Past. New Delhi: Oxford University Press
  7. Chandra, S. (2009). History Of Medieval India. New Delhi: Orient Blackswan

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Ancient India, Medieval India and Modern India blended with ‘Art and Culture’ constitute ‘History of India and Indian National Movement’. Art and Culture covers architecture, sculpture, paintings, performing arts, religion and literature, national and regional festivals, Harappan art and architecture, cave architecture of different geographical sites in India.

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