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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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Mughal History – Jahangir – 1

Briefly discuss the chief events of Jahangir’s region. 1.Accession and early measures: it was on october 24,1605 that Jahangir ascended the throne of his father at Agra amidst rejoicing. At that time he was thirty-six years of age . The earliest measure of the new emperor was that he fastened a golden chain having 60 […]

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THE SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR  -4

EFFECTS OF THE WAR China war relieved off the western pressures and economic control. The previous treaty rights like extraterritoriality were cancelled china admitted in the UNO as a big power, having a permanent seat in the security council with veto power.Nevcer before in her modern history was her international prestige higher than at this […]

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THE SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR  -3

EVENTS LED TO THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST It was japans’ imperialist ambitious design that bought the Second World War to the far ea stern theater. Japan had already become the partner to Rome, Berlin, Tokyo axis. It had signed into comintern pact with Germany and Italy. In September 1940 into Comintern […]

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THE SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR  -2

THE COURSE OF THE WAR (1937-1941) THE INITIAL STAGE In the beginning the Japanese were able to occupy all the strategic points outside Peking. The united china faced the challenge boldly .All the political parties including the communists rallied under the banner of china who declared “ Let there be no distinction between north and […]

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THE SECOND SINO-JAPANESE WAR AND THE SECOND WORLD WAR  -1

Following Japan’s conquest of Manchuria in 1931, politics carried both china and Japan ever closer to a broader conflict. The Chinese nationalism, often unorganized in coherent, even leaderless had become vehement against foreign encroachment. In Japan also the militarist, flushed with success influenced the politicians to find solutions of their hostilities on a grand scale […]

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THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA – MAO TSE TUNG

The emergence of Communist power in China is extricably bound up with thw personal career of Mao-Tse-Tung. The figure and personality of Mao-Tse-tung dominated China from 1920 to 1976. It is obviously not possible to understand without recognising the significant and magnificent role that Mao had played to shaping them and giving them a direction. […]

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THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA – 1

Introduction After the victory over the Kuomintang the communists proclaimed the establishment of the people republic of china in 1949. The new government was essentially a communist dictatorship. The new government was based on three documents: the original law of the Chinese people political consultative conference (CPPCC), the organic law of the central people governments, […]

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May Fourth Movement of China

China’s discomfiture at the Paris Peace Conference proved to be the last straw that broke the came’s back . The people had held high hopes ,but they were frustrated. The news of the Western Nation’s betrayal of the Chinese interests on the Shantung question reached China on April 30, 1919.Immediately there was a wave of […]

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Meiji Restoration in Japan – 4

The New Constitution (1889) It may be that Japan’s great response to the onslaught of western civilisation came in the form of a new constitution. The new constitution combined the best elements of Japanese tradition and western modernity. The divine origin of the kingship continued but was based on a democratic framework. It was product […]

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Meiji Restoration in Japan – 3

Economic Development             The economic roots of the country lay deep in the feudal structure of society and this had to change. Therefore, the Meiji leaders desired to bring about this change and their goal was similar to that of western nations to build a strong economic base. Fortunately Japan enjoyed peace and stability after […]

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