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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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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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Meiji Restoration in Japan – 2

Abolition of Feudalism:             The compensation package for the daimyos (feudal lords) was in the form of a pension amounting to one-tenth of the revenue they would have derived from their fiefs. In some cases, it included the debts incurred by them. In any case the one-tenth compensation was indeed higher than the nominal income […]

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Meiji Restoration in Japan – 1

Introduction: The Meiji Restoration also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji. Although there were ruling Emperors before the Meiji Restoration, the events restored practical abilities and consolidated the political system under the Emperor of Japan after […]

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RISE OF MILITARISM IN JAPAN-4

POST-WAR JAPAN After the First World War, Japan found herself alone.  Countries like Soviet Union, Germany and China grudged Japan because she had deprived them of their territories.  The victor Allies had also lost their faith in Japan, therefore, they emphasized upon Japan to sign the nine power treaty in 1922 A.D.  Rapid industrialization of […]

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RISE OF MILITARISM IN JAPAN-3

FIRST WORLD WAR AND JAPAN Before the outbreak of the First World War, Japan had established control on several countries including Korea and Sothern Manchuria.  She had also attained a lot of economic property.  The tendency of capitalism was increasing in Japan and she was planning to establish her economic empire in China. The First […]

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RISE OF MILITARISM IN JAPAN-2

CONTRIBUTION OF JAPAN IN THE SUPPRESSION OF BOXER REBELLION A reformative rebellion known as Boxer revolt also broke out in China.  The young emperor led this movement with the support of militant party to save the country from western influence and supremacy.  This militant party was also known as Boxer.  They made an invasion on […]

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RISE OF MILITARISM IN JAPAN-1

The tradition of militarism in Japan was quite ancient.  The system of allotment of fief to the officer and civil servants was prevalent in Japan for their maintenance.  As a result feudalism emerged in Japan whose chief job was military service.  In the 12th century during the regime of Yoritoma, era of powerful lords came […]

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Impact Of Depression On American History

Impact Of Depression On American History             The depression had a deep impact on the history of United States. Another result of depression was that people’s faith in democracy capitalism was shaken, and a large number of people showed willing to forego freedom in the hope of economic security. They started looking with favour […]

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Efforts to fight depression

Efforts to fight depression   When the depression started in 1929 majority of the American Treaty is lightly and compared it with a hurricane or a blizzard which would soon pass. Hoover also believe that depression was caused by fear and try to restore confidence in the people by pointing out that ‘Prosperity is just […]

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