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History (Optional) Mind Map Notes + Related Current Affairs

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  1. INSTRUCTIONS & SAMPLES
    How to use
  2. FREE Samples
    3 Submodules
  3. PAPER I: ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL INDIA
    1. Sources (COMPLETED)
    9 Submodules
  4. 2. Pre-history and Proto-history (COMPLETED)
    3 Submodules
  5. 3. Indus Valley Civilization (COMPLETED)
    8 Submodules
  6. 4. Megalithic Cultures (COMPLETED)
    3 Submodules
  7. 5. Aryans and Vedic Period (COMPLETED)
    8 Submodules
  8. 6. Period of Mahajanapadas (COMPLETED)
    10 Submodules
  9. 7. Mauryan Empire (COMPLETED)
    7 Submodules
  10. 8. Post – Mauryan Period (COMPLETED)
    7 Submodules
  11. 9. Early State and Society in Eastern India, Deccan and South India (COMPLETED)
    9 Submodules
  12. 10. Guptas, Vakatakas and Vardhanas [ONGOING]
    7 Submodules
  13. 11. the Regional States during the Gupta Era
  14. 12. Themes in Early Indian Cultural History
  15. 13. Early Medieval India (750-1200)
  16. 14. Cultural Traditions in India (750-1200)
  17. 15. The Thirteenth Century
  18. 16. The Fourteenth Century
  19. 17. Society, Culture and Economy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
  20. 18. The Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Century – Political Developments and Economy:
  21. 19. The Fifteenth and early Sixteenth Century – Society and Culture
  22. 20. Akbar
  23. 21. Mughal Empire in the Seventeenth Century
  24. 22. Economy and Society in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
  25. 23. Culture in the Mughal Empire
  26. 24. The Eighteenth Century
  27. PAPER-II: MODERN INDIA & WORLD HISTORY
    1. European Penetration into India
  28. 2. British Expansion in India
  29. 3. Early Structure of the British Raj
  30. 4. Economic Impact of British Colonial Rule
  31. 5. Social and Cultural Developments
  32. 6. Social and Religious Reform movements in Bengal and Other Areas
  33. 7. Indian Response to British Rule
  34. 8. Indian Nationalism - Part I
  35. 9. Indian Nationalism - Part II
  36. 10. Constitutional Developments in Colonial India between 1858 and 1935
  37. 11. Other strands in the National Movement (Revolutionaries & the Left)
  38. 12. Politics of Separatism
  39. 13. Consolidation as a Nation
  40. 14. Caste and Ethnicity after 1947
  41. 15. Economic development and political change
  42. 16. Enlightenment and Modern ideas
  43. 17. Origins of Modern Politics
  44. 18. Industrialization
  45. 19. Nation-State System
  46. 20. Imperialism and Colonialism
  47. 21. Revolution and Counter-Revolution
  48. 22. World Wars
  49. 23. The World after World War II
  50. 24. Liberation from Colonial Rule
  51. 25. Decolonization and Underdevelopment
  52. 26. Unification of Europe
  53. 27. Disintegration of the Soviet Union and the Rise of the Unipolar World

How to use

For first reading

Way 1 – Click to open each node

Way 2 – Presentation Mode

Click “Menu” at bottom-left >> Click “Presentation”

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For revision

Way 1 – Focus Mode

Focus option expands all nodes inside a specific node

Way 2 – Expand all

Click “View” >> Click “Expand all” to expand all nodes inside the mindmap

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How to prevent eyestrain due to high screen time
  1. Click the dark mode icon on the top-right corner to read the modules in dark mode.
  2. Wear Anti-UV glasses. We recommend the below product that has been tried and tested by ourselves (It works!).

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Referred Sources

General Studies
  • Current affairs – Hindu, Indian Express, PIB, Down to Earth, & other news sources.
  • Polity – Laxmikanth, DD Basu, Internet.
  • Economy – Ramesh Singh, Internet.
  • Art & Culture – Spectrum, Internet.
  • Geography – NIOS, NCERT, Internet.
  • Environment – NIOS, Shankar, Internet.
  • Ancient India – R.S. Sharma (old NCERT), Internet.
  • Medieval India – Satish Chandra, Internet.
  • Modern India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • Post-independent India – Bipan Chandra, Internet.
  • World History – Tamil Nadu Board book, Internet.
  • International Relations – Internet.
  • Ethics – Lexicon, Internet.
  • Indian Society & Social Justice – NCERT, Internet.
  • Internal Security – News & research papers.
  • Disaster – News & research papers.
  • Governance – Internet.
  • Science & Technology – NCERT, Arihant, News sources.

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Political Science (Optional)
  • IGNOU MA Notes
  • Political Theory by O P Gauba
  • Global Politics by Andrew Heywoods
  • VP Verma – Modern Indian political thoughts
  • etc

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Anthropology (Optional)

Paper 1:

  • Physical Anthropology – P Nath
  • Anthropology Simplified- Vivek Bhasme
  • Anthropology – Ember and Ember
  • epg pathashala
  • ignou M.A Anthropology

Paper-II:

  • ignou M.A Anthropology
  • epg pathashala
  • January 2014 edition of Yojana- Tribal and Marginalized Communities
  • The Tribal Culture of India – LP Vidyarthi
  • Tribal India – Nadeem Hasnain
  • Indian Anthropology -Nadeem Hasnain
  • Anthropology Simplified – Vivek Bhasme

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Geography (Optional)
  1. Savindra Singh’s Geomorphology
  2. Savindra Singh’s Physical Geography
  3. Savindra Singh’s Climatology
  4. Savindra Singh’s Oceanography
  5. D.R khullar
  6. Majid Hussain
  7. Geographical thought by R. D Dikshit
  8. Internet

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Sociology (Optional)
  • Haralambos and Holborn (blue & orange )
  • IGNOU Material
  • Seeing sociology in everyday life by J.J.Macionis
  • Sociological theory – George Ritzer
  • Oxford Dictionary of Sociology
  • Research papers from the internet

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History (Optional)

Standard sources like NCERT, Ignou, Upinder Singh, R.S.Sharma, Romila Thapar, Satish Chandra, Bipin Chandra, etc + Internet.

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Psychology (Optional)

Standard sources like XI & XII NCERT, Robert A Baron, Morgan and King, Saundra Ciccarelli, Robert S. Feldman, A K Singh, Smarak Swain

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Abbreviations (GS only)

If you’ve found any abbreviations not provided in the list below, please contact us here.

General
  • WRT – With respect to
  • NOTH – Need of the hour
  • W.O – With Out
  • AKA – Also Known As
  • 1ly – Only
  • Sev – Several
  • Misc – Miscellaneous
  • Diff – Difference

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Polity
  • Const – Constitution
  • C – Central Government
  • S – State Government
  • P – Parliament
  • L – Legislature
  • E – Executive
  • SL – State Legislature
  • SLA – State Legislative Assembly
  • SLC – State Legislative Council
  • CAA – Constitutional Amendment Act
  • CFOI – Consolidated Fund of India
  • CFOS – Consolidated Fund of State
  • BS – Basic Structure
  • COM – Council of Ministers

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Economy
  • P.P – Purchasing Power
  • M.T – Monitorable Targets
  • MLP – Multi-Level Planning
  • CFOI – Consolidated Fund of India
  • CFOS – Consolidated Fund of State

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