BPSC material initiative:
I am starting a blogroll for History material in English and Hindi for BPSC mains and other competitive exam indicate you choice of subject and I will try to aggregate maximum material and make it available here.
Language of learning:
Please indicate your choice of subject and language with email id or enroll to the either of the blogs to get material frequently.
Presently, i sticking with English, however, any one who is interested in Hindi, please indicate i can upload Hindi material as well.
This initiative is not intended to breach any copy-writes. I will stick to the sources which free to circulate and myown notes taken from the different books and study material available also it will be very brief and to be point, which you can explain in way of writing.
I will be using minimum three reference source to publish the material online. however, i am planning to keep it open for all to contribute and seek amendment. In order to survive online we need all the readers to contribute.
Let me start with Kick off with English and
SECTION I: ANCIENT INDIA
Source 1: iasgeneralstudies
QS: Write a note on the influence of geography on Indian history and culture? or
Explain, how the India geographical feature impact the ancient history. or
the following is brief summary, which you may elaborate further.
INDIA- GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES AND THEIR IMPACT ON HISTORY
It is generally said that history has two eyes :
In other words time and space are significant factors in determining the historical process. In particular, a country’s geography largely determines its historical events. The history of India is also influenced by its geography.Hence, the study of Indian geographical features contributes to the better understanding of its history.
The Indian subcontinent is a well-defined geographical unit.
It may be divided into three major regions:
There are five countries in the subcontinent –
India is the largest among them and it comprises twenty-eight states and six Union Territories. According to the 2001 Census, the population of India is over one hundred crores.
In the east, the Himalayas extend up to Assam. The important mountains in this region are Pat Koi, Nagai and Lushairanges . These hills are covered with thick forests due to heavy rains and mostly remain inhospitable. The mountains of northeast India is difficult to cross and many parts of this region had remained in relative isolation.