Saturday, July 9, 2011

Hitler's SA,SS, and Gestapo

Hitler's Nazi Storm Troopers (SA), the SS, and the Gestapo

 In Hitler's Nazi Germany a sharp rap at the door was the most terrifying sound to be heard. Such a visit from police might come at any time, day or night.

Karl Marx and Historical Materialism

Karl Marx and Historical Materialism

The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital demonstrated the strong link between Karl Marx and historical materialism in his attempts to promote the rise of the proletariat.

Friday, July 8, 2011



1-Orientalism is a term refers to the quality ,mannarism or custom specific to  or characteristic of the orient.It is a scholarly knowledge of asian cultures,language and people.It is a historic term applied to a category of subject matter refering to the depiction of the near east by the western artists,particularly in the 19th century.

Anglicist- Orientalist Controversy

Anglicist- Orientalist Controversy

1-Warren Hastings, the first governor-general of India from 1773 to 1785 had a respectful view of India and wanted the Englishmen to learn the language and culture and blend in.

2-Hastings founded the Calcutta Madrassah for training Muslims in Islamic Law and Jonathan Duncan founded the Sanskrit College in Benares for the preservation and cultivation of the Hindu laws, literature and religion.



1-Fazlul Haq wrote "Muslim Sufferings under Congress rule"
2-In 1936 a Parliamentary sub committee was formed with Maulana Abul Kalam, Azad,Sardar Patel and Rajendra Prasad
3-A labor inquiry committee was formed in 1938 with Rajendra Prasad as its Chairman
4-In 1933 Satyamurthy founded Madras Swaraj Party
5-Wrdha Scheme of Basic Education in 1937 by Zakir Hussain
6-Ambedkar party was Independent Labour Party...



1. Lingusur was the first neolithic site in India
2. Pallavaram was the first neolithic site in India
3. Man started the use of fire in mesolithic age
4.Shishunaga transferred the capital of Magadh to Vaishali but Kalashoka transferred it permanently to Patliputra.



1-Lytton was a reputed poet, novelist, essayist and known to the literary world as "Owen Meredith".
2-Lytton took steps to promote free trade
3-Lytton started Statutory Civil Service, one sixth of the total appointments, recommended by provincial governments, confirmed by the Secretary of State and less salary than covenanted civil service
4-Clive started a society of trade in 1765 with monopoly of trade in tobacco, betel nut and salt
5-Warren Hastings was impeached by the British Parliament..

Wednesday, July 6, 2011



Industrial conference began to be held from December 1905 onwards along with Congress sessions to promote the spirit of non militant Swadeshi

Museum of Kerala History

Museum of Kerala History, Edappally


1-Established under the  Madhavan Nayar Foundation located at Edappally, on the national Highway NH 47 between Ernakulam and Alwaye town at about ten kilometers from city center.



1-Bombay Mill and Millhands Association in 1880 by Narayan Lokhande.He also published Dinabandhu
2-Indian Industrial Commission was started in 1918
3-AK Gopalan and Krishna Pillai started Gurvayuue Satyagraha in 1931
4-In 1938 Hindustan Majdoor Sabha was founded by Rajendra Prasad,JB Kripalni and Patel,.



1-Cholas were the feudatories of Pallavas of Kanchi.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Ma Huan

Ma Huan 

1-Ma Huan Chinese traveller, was one of the four officials who accompanied Zheng He (Cheng Ho) during his seven voyages into the Indian Ocean (called Western Ocean by the Chinese) between AD 1405 and 1433.
2-He was a well known figure both in China and elsewhere.
3-Two of his companions wrote travelogues which are known in English translation as The Overall Survey of the Star Raft (1436) by Fei Xin (fei hsin), and Records of Foreign Countries in the Western Ocean (1434) by Gong Zhen (Kung Chen). The latter work is almost identical with Ma Huan's account.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Lord Reading

Lord Reading (1921-26)

1. Foundation of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh by K.B. Hedgewar at Nagpur in 1925.

Lord Willingdon

Lord Willingdon (1936-43)

1. Second Round Table Conference, 1931. Gandhiji was the sole representative of the Congress in the RTC.

Lord Irwin

Lord Irwin (1926-31)

1. Appointment of the Indian States Commission under Harcourt Butler (1927) to recommend measures for the establishment of better relations between the Indian states and the central government.