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American history

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS An Italian traveller. He served under the Spanish king as a commander. He discovered America in 1492. America was named as the ‘New World ‘. PARIS TREATY,1763 A proclamation introduced by King George III after the defeat of French by the English. It assured British occupancy over the 13 colonies of America. It […]

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History of Travel Agency

In 1841, Thomas Cook began running a special excursion train from Leicester to Loughborough in England, a trip of 12 miles. On July 5th Cook’s train carried 570 passengers at a round trip price of 1 shilling per passenger. This is believed to be the first publicly advertised excursion train. Thus Cook can rightfully be recognized […]

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Tourism certain concepts

Definitions of Tourism In 1941, Hunziker and Krapf defined tourism as “the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of nonresidents, insofar as they do not lead to permanent residence and are not connected with any earning activity.” In 1976, the Tourism Society of England’s definition was “Tourism is the […]

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Agricultural Marketing in India

India is an agricultural country and one third population depends on the agricultural sector directly or indirectly. Agriculture remains as the main stray of the Indian economy since times immemorial. Indian agriculture contribution to the national gross domestic product (GDP) is about 25 per cent. With food being the crowning need of mankind, much emphasis […]

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Agricultural Production –its growth and stagnation

Agricultural Production –its growth and stagnation The present level of agricultural production is far from satisfactory, for the present as also for the future requirements.  The large imports of food grains only till recently and that of non-food grains like edible oils, cotton, etc., at present, pin point not only the need for raising domestic […]

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Agrarian struggles in the 20th century – Tanjore peasant struggle

PEASANT AGITATION IN TANJORE DISTRICT, 1958: Owing to 10 per cent price hike, the peasants of Anaithandavapuram in Mayawaram taluk revolted against mirasdars for higher wages during harvest. The mirasdars conceded to the demands and provided 1¼ marakkals of paddy per kalam35. However, some mirasdars of Tanjore district violated the terms of Tanjore legislation and […]

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Agrarian struggles in the 20th century – Moplah peasant movement

Some of the causes of Moplah peasant movement are given below The oeasants of moplah were muslims pesants.  Their landlords who were called Jenmis were mostly hindus.  the relations between  the jenmis and the moplas were historicaaly quite unfriendly.  In other words the realtions were both economically and religiously antagonistic.  Since 1835 the hindu land […]

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Agrarian struggles in the 20th century – 6

PEASANT AGITATION IN TANJORE DISTRICT, 1958: Tanjore, a district of Madras falls in the Southern-Eastern of India was divided wholly into three broad sets of castes such as Brahman, Non-Brahman, and Adi-Dravida. Among them Brahman secured the highest status. Initially, they were self sufficient with their economic condition. However, some mirasdars of Tanjore district violated the […]

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