Our Past – 3 (Textbook of History)

Our Past – 3 (Textbook of History)

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The syllabus of this book is developed by the NCERT expert committee based on the National Curriculum Framework (NCF), 2005. It covers various topics of History like EIC in India,1857 and After, Women Caste and Reforms, Indian National Movement, etc.

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Contents of Our Past – 3 (Textbook of History)

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2 Topics

1.1

Timeline in History : Importance of Dates

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1.2

Historical Sources : How do We Know?

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Practice How, When and Where practice now
Points to Remember of How, When and Where point to remamber

3 Topics

2.1

The Company Establishes Power Over India

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2.2

Expansion of Company Rule

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2.3

New Administrative Set Up by the British

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Practice From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power practice now
Points to Remember of From Trade to Territory The Company Establishes Power point to remamber

8 Topics

3.1

Rise of The Company as Diwan

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3.2

Improvement in Agriculture : Understanding of Permanent Settlement

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3.3

New System : Understanding Mahalwari Settlement

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3.4

The Munro system : Understanding Ryotwari Settlement

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3.5

Expansion of Exports : Opium and Indigo

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3.6

Increasing Demand for Indigo in Foreign Markets

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3.7

Process of Indigo Cultivation in India

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3.8

“Blue Rebellion” and its Consequences

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7 Topics

4.1

Introduction to Birsa Munda and Tribal Problems

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4.2

Life of Tribals : Jhum Cultivators

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4.3

Life of Tribals : Animal Herders

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4.4

Life of Tribals : Settled Cultivation

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4.5

Affect of Colonial Rule on Tribal Life

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4.6

Introduction of Forest Laws and their Impact

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4.7

Birsa Munda and Munda Rebellion

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Points to Remember of Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age point to remamber

5 Topics

5.1

Impact of Company Policies on Indian People

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5.2

Source Study : Views of Indians About Company Rule

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5.3

1858 Mutiny Becomes a Popular Rebellion

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5.4

Company's Response to 1857 Revolt

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5.5

Aftermath of the 1857 Revolt

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Practice When People Rebel 1857 and After practice now
Points to Remember of When People Rebel 1857 and After point to remamber

3 Topics

6.1

Indian Textiles and the World Market

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6.2

The Sword of Tipu Sultan and Wootz steel

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6.3

Establishment of Iron and Steel Factories & TISCO

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Points to Remember of Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners point to remamber

2 Topics

7.1

British Thought on Education in India

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7.2

The Agenda for a National Education

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Practice Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation practice now
Points to Remember of Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation point to remamber

3 Topics

8.1

Understanding Life of Women in Pre- British India

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8.2

Indian Reforms and Reformers of 19th Century India

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8.3

Rise of Social Reformers in India

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Practice Women, Caste and Reform practice now
Points to Remember of Women, Caste and Reform point to remamber

4 Topics

9.1

The Emergence of Nationalism

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9.2

The Growth of Mass Nationalism

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9.3

The March to Dandi

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9.4

Towards Independence and Partition

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Practice The Making of the National Movement: 1870s-1947 practice now
Points to Remember of The Making of the National Movement: 1870s-1947 point to remamber

6 Topics

10.1

A New and Divided Nation

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10.2

A Constitution is Written

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10.3

Formation of States and its Impact

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10.4

Planning for Development - Planning Commision

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10.5

India as a Nation Post 60 years Independence

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10.6

Civil War of Sri Lanka

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