Tuesday, October 13, 2020

MHI 006 EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL STRUCTURES IN INDIA THROUGH THE AGES December 2019 Question Paper

 

MHI 006 EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL STRUCTURES IN INDIA THROUGH THE AGES

December 2019 Question Paper

Time : 3 Hours Maximum Marks : 100

Note : Answer any five questions in about 500 words each. Attempt at least two questions from each section. All questions carry equal marks.

SECTION-A

1. What was.the social structure of the Harappans ?

2. Discuss the introduction of iron technology in the first millennium BC: What were its implications ?

3. Describe the spatial spread of the Chaityas and Viharas. What was the relationship between the chaityas and the tribal world ?

4. Critically examine the feudalism debate in Indian history.

5. Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words each :

(a) Gana-Sanghas

(b) Jainism

(c) Paththupattu

(d) Periodisation debate

SECTION - B

6. What role did caste play in the rural society in the medieval period ?

7. Analyse the changing social structure of peninsular India in the medieval period.

8. Critically examine the rise and growth of the capitalist class in the colonial period.

9. Discuss the social change and reforms centering on women in the 19th century.

10. Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words each :

(a) Acharyas

(b) Panch/ Panch Muqaddam

(c) Middle class in medieval India

(d) Law vs. custom debate in the colonial period.

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