Essay Topics


Ancient Indian History

1 The problematic of the "Feudal" social formation in early medieval India. Discuss with special emphasis on either its social or economic or political dimensions.

2 Caste and social structure in early India


Medieval Indian History

3 The Deccan and the Mughal Empire.

4 The nature of the medieval India economy


Modern Indian History

5 Impact of British imperialism on the Indian economy, 1850-1947

6 In what ways have recent research changed our conception of colonial power ?

7 Evaluate the meaning and significance of non-violence as an essential principle of Gandhiji's political method.

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