Some of the movements exhibited an elite-based conservative trend. They show reactionary tinge and undemocratic fervor as well. The elephants of progressivism were absent in these movements. They stood for…
In order to understand the holistic image of India, the influence of geography on Indian history is imminent. The following points illustrate some of the major effects of geography on Indian history.
The term Enlightenment was used for the first time by German philosopher Immanuel Kant (1724 1804) in his pamphlet title “What is Enlightenment”.
The term ‘Purana’ (lit. old, ancient) occurs in the Atharvaveda and the Brahmanas in the sense of cosmogonic inquiries. It was designated as ancient legendary lore in the Mahābhärata.
A new cultural phase (i.e. Chalcolithic Culture) emerged in the Indian subcontinent around 2800 BC. It was characterized by the use of copper as well as stone tools.
The Early Medieval Age (E.M.A) was the transitional phase of Indian history. The early colonial historians portrayed this period as the dark age of Indian history.
Ajanta is situated north of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. It is famous for the Buddhist caves which were cut, carved, and painted at