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Paniyas : The unknown untouchables

Numerically the Paniyars form the largest single tribe in Kerala

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Pazhaverkadu: The Untold story

Pulicat (Pazhaverkadu) is historically a remarkable place, an abode for Portuguese, Dutch, the Cholas, Vijayanagar, Arabs and finally the British.

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SHAKTHI

A Documentary on Pulayan Tribes of Anaimalai Hills

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Malaya Peninsula – 1

 INTRODUCTION   The Malaya peninsula, with an area of about 53,000 square miles, approximately the size of Florida had a population of about 5,000,000 in 1940 and nearly 8,500,000 in 1966. It is characterized by a central mountain chain with altitude ranging from 4,000 to 8,000 feet, below which lie the rolling foothill country and the […]

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Western Exploration and Exploitation of Indo China (Vietnam) – 4

RESISTANCE TO THE FRENCH:-      Resistance to the French in Vietnam began in the 1860s and continued sporadically until the 1930s, remerging during World War II and reaching a climax in September 1945 when the Vietnamese Communist leader Ho Chi Minh (l890-1969) declared Vietnam’s independence. There was much less resistance to France in Cambodia and Laos. […]

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Western Exploration and Exploitation of Indo China (Vietnam) – 2

FRENCH EXPLOITATION OF INDO CHINA:- France was one of the greatest powers in the world. Along with its European rivals, it acquired a huge empire that comprised territories from the Africa to Asia. In the region of Southeast Asia, France became a major player in its politics during the 19th century. In competition with Great Britain, it exerted a lot of […]

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Western Exploration and Exploitation of Indo China (Vietnam) – 1

INTRODUCTION:- Vietnam is the odd man out amongst the states of mainland South-East Asia, unlike its neighbours to the war, Vietnam followed the China’s cultural influence.  Vietnam was also remarkable in being the only country in South-East Asia (apart from the Philippines) to have acquired a sizeable Christian community amounts her population.  Conquest, rebellion and […]

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Southeast Asia Introduction

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a sub region of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.  Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and Bay of Bengal, to the east […]

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Ancient India

  What is mean by inscriptions? Inscriptions are virtually permanent records, some of which carry dates. Others are dated on the basis of Palaeography or styles of writing, with a fair amount of precision. What is mean by janapadas? Janapada means the land where a jana (a people, clan or tribe) sets its foot or […]

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Formation of States in the Later Vedic Period

  Which period is considered as the later Vedic age? The period from 1000 to 600 B.C. is regarded as the period of the later Vedic age. It also covers the period of the epics, the age of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana. What archaeological evidences of sources have we found from this period? The […]

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THE RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL LITERATURE DURING VEDIC PERIOD INTRODUCTION

Sanskrit literature is our primary source of information regarding the vedic society and culture of ancient India. It can be classified into two categories—Shruthi and smriti. Both categories have many religious and philosophical literatures .RELIGIOUS LITERATURES             VEDAS Vedas are the main religious literature of this period. The word “Veda” means knowledge. According to Hindus […]

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Archaeological Sources

Define Archaeology. Arkaos – Ancient Logos – Study The science which enables us to dig the old mound in a systematic manner in successful layers and to form an idea of the material life of the people is called ARCHAEOLOGY. What are Archaeological sources? The primary sources or evidences that support the theories of the […]

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