Found 42 Articles for World History

Reign of Mongols

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:37:06
Introduction The Mongol empire was created in the 13th century, it is said to be one of the greatest Eurasian empires of all time. Genghis khan founded the Mongol empire. It was the largest empire to ever exist in history in terms of the land area acquired. Given their barbaric nature, they made sure that nobody does to go against the ruler. In this tutorial we will talk about how some tribes and nomadic people went on to rule the world, and become one of the strongest and largest ruling dynasties to ever exist in the world, we will also ... Read More

Modernisation in Japan

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:36:25
Introduction Japan is a group of islands located on the Asian Continent. The 4 most significant small islands are Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku, and Hokkaido. The southernmost part of Japan is the Okinawan chain. Around 50 per cent of its area is covered with mountains. It lies in one of the most active, earthquake-prone areas. These are the few geographical hurdles that come in the way of architects. TUBS, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons The majority of the people living in Japan are Japanese but there is also a small number of Ainu and Koreans who were brought ... Read More

Mesopotamia and its Geography

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:35:51
Introduction Mesopotamia is a Greek word that means between two rivers. It is a place surrounded by two rivers Euphrates and the Tigris rivers. This is the reason why the land of Mesopotamia is so rich in minerals and flourishing. In present times Mesopotamia comes under the Republics of Iraq. It is known for its rich literature, mathematics, City life, and astronomy. After 2000 BCE, its language was used as a communication medium in the eastern Mediterranean, northern Syria, and Turkey. The southern part which was urbanized was known as Sumer and Akkad. The major civilizations that survived over Mesopotamia ... Read More

Genghis Khan

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:34:21
Introduction Genghis Khan is undoubtedly the most brutal ruler in the history of humanity. He was a member of a Mongolian tribe, but his ambitions made him the undisputed conqueror of Eurasia. Coming from a humble background, he struggled throughout his childhood for food after being abandoned by his tribe. Earlier, his father was also poisoned to death by a rival tribe. But all those difficulties didn’t stop him from becoming the ruler of the largest empire in human history. He started making alliances via marriage and wars, eventually converting Mongols from a tribal war-waring country to an organized military ... Read More

Industrial revolution in Britain

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:32:52
Introduction The Industrial Revolution marked the transition phase of Britain’s economy, which was mostly dependent on manual methods of production, and switched to being mostly mechanized. The increased use of machines led to increased production and increased resources which then further led to unimaginable growth of the population of the nation. Out of all the new industries, the most dominant was the textile industry. It provides the most number of workers with jobs and a better investment to Profit Ratio for the Business owner and investors. In this tutorial, we will learn what is meant by the Industrial Revolution, what ... Read More

Features of Mesopotamian Civilization

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 18-Jan-2023 14:31:42
Introduction Mesopotamia is a Greek word that means between two rivers. It is a place surrounded by two rivers Euphrates and the Tigris rivers. This is the reason why the land of Mesopotamia is so rich in minerals and flourishing. In present times Mesopotamia comes under the Republics of Iraq. It is also called the grave of many civilizations. It is known for its rich literature, mathematics, City life, and astronomy. After 2000 BCE, its language was used as a communication medium in the eastern Mediterranean, northern Syria, and Turkey. Their writings are the greatest source of information that can ... Read More

Women, Caste and Reform

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 27-Dec-2022 15:38:50
Introduction If we talk about the present situation of women then we can say that it is improving slowly and steadily. They enjoy all the rights in society as men. They have the right to vote, the right to be an adult before getting married, and the right to contest elections. But unfortunately, these rights are not enjoyed by the members of every stratum of society. Back in the 19th century, things were different from those now. Children were married at a very young age, and men were allowed to marry more than one wife, “Sati Pratha” was practised in ... Read More

The Attitude Towards Women During the Early 19th Century

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 27-Dec-2022 15:14:23
Introduction Brahmans and Kshatriyas were regarded as members of the "higher castes" in accordance with the caste system. After them, they have put others like merchants, and money lenders (commonly referred to as Vaishyas). Peasants and Shudra (artisans) including weavers and potters, then arrived. The lowest caste consisted of those who laboured to maintain towns and villages clean or who were employed by upper castes. These groups were viewed by the upper castes as "untouchable." Very few women had the same possibilities for education as males before the 19th century, mostly because of these conventional expectations for women. In fact, ... Read More

Socialism in Europe

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 27-Dec-2022 15:11:37
Introduction The start of the 19th century brought many changes. With the end of the French revolution, the whole world saw the impact of modern ideas and a wave of modern thought spread over the world. Multiple inventions happened in the field of science and many modern ideas came flocking in. From this wave of modern ideas, two became the most famous. One was liberal and another one was Radical. These ideas were the outcome of the mechanization of production during the industrial revolution. The liberal idea was in support of the accumulation of property with the help of increased ... Read More

Roman Empire

Praveen Varghese Thomas
Updated on 27-Dec-2022 15:09:21
Introduction The Ancient Roman republic reigned from the year 509 BCE to 27 BCE. The republic was ruled by a senate, a group of nobles. In the year 27 BCE, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, Augustus established the Roman Empire. He established the first empire and his reign was known as the ‘Principate’. Elliot Schroeder, CC BY-SA 4.0 lt;https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Augustus became the sole authority and power in the empire, but out of respect towards the Senate, he declared himself only the leading citizen. In Ancient Rome the Senate had all the powers but after Augustus’s ... Read More
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