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The Rise of Nationalism in Europe

Nationalism is a belief system which instills a sense of common identity among the members of a nation. National flag, national symbol, national anthem, etc. play an important role in developing and strengthening the idea of nationalism.

Rise of Nationalism in Europe

Before the middle of the nineteenth century, the countries ...

The Nationalist Movement in Indo-China

Indo-China is the eastern part of Indochinese Peninsula and comprises of modern countries of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

The continental portion of Southeast Asia lying east of India and roughly south of china is known as Indochinease Peninsula or Mainland Southeast Asia.

This got its name as Indo-China as referring to the locati...

Nationalism in India

The First World War, Khilafat And Non-Cooperation

Effects of First World War

The War led to a huge increase in defence expenditure. This was financed by war loans and by increasing taxes. Customs duties were raised and income tax was introduced to raise extra revenue. Prices of items increased during the war years. The pr...

The Making of a Global World

What is Globalisation or The making of Global World

The meaning of 'Globalisation' is a process in which the economic system emerged since the last 50 years or so. This includes the long history of trade, migration of people in search of work, the movement of capitals and many lot of things.

From ancient times, trav...

The Age of Industrialisation

The period of industrialization before the first factories came up in Europe is termed as proto-industrialization. This period was marked by merchants from towns getting products made in villages.

Reasons for focus of merchants on villages: There were powerful trade and craft guilds in urban areas. These associations controlled competiti...

Work Life and Leisure

Ancient cities developed when food became surplus to support a wide range of non-food producers. Cities were the centres of political power, administrative network, trade and industry, religious institutions and intellectual activity. The cities supported various social groups.

Industrialization and the Rise of the Modern City of Engla...

Print Culture and the Modern World

The earliest print technology was developed in China, Japan and Korea. From 594 AD onwards, books were printed in China by rubbing paper against the inked surface of woodblocks. The traditional Chinese ?Accordion Book? was folded and stitched at the side because both sides of the thin, porous sheet could not be printed.

For a very long t...

Novel Society and History

Novel is a modern form of literature. It is born because of print which is a mechanical invention. Novels could reach a larger audience because of print.

Novels began to be written from the seventeenth century and flowered in the eighteenth century. New groups of lower-middle-class; along with the traditional aristocratic and gentlemanly...