B.A. in History

Bharathidasan University
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CORE COURSE 1 - HISTORY OF INDIA FROM PRE HISTORY TO 1206 AD
Unit I
Sources of study - stone age culture - Indus Valley Civilization - Indus Sites - Extent - features
- cause for the decline.
Unit II
Vedic Age - Society and culture in the Rig Vedic Age - Changes in the later Vedic period - Rise
of Jainism and Buddhism - Impact of Persian and Greek contact.
Unit III
The Mauryas - Society and Economic conditions - Mauryan Administration - Asoka's
contribution to Buddhism - Mauryan Art and Architecture - Sungas and the revival of Hindu
culture - Kanishka - Mahayanism - Gandara School of Art.
Unit IV
Gupta Age - salient features of Gupta Administration - Social and Economic Developments -
Growth of Literature and Art - Modern Hinduism.
Unit V
North India from Harsha : Socio - Economic and religious conditions - Chalukya Art and
Architecture - Society under the Sathavahanas - Rajput polity and the rise of Feudalism -
contribution to Indian culture - Rashhtrakutas - Adi Sankara and the Bhakticult - Indian Society
on the eve of Muslim conquest of India.
Map Study:
1. Important sites of the Indus Valley civilization
2. Asoka's Empire and important sites of his inscriptions
3. Kanishka's Empire
4. Gupta Empire
5. Harsha Empire

CORE COURSE II - HISTORY OF INDIA FROM 1206 TO 1707 AD
Unit I
Advent of Islam - Foundation of the Delhi Sultanate - The Slave dynasty - Khilji imperialism
and its impact on society - Reforms of Muhammad bin Tughluq - Firoz Shah Tughluq and the
rise of Jagirdari system - Bhakthi movement - Social condition during Sultanate period.
Unit II
Spread of Islam in South India - Art and architecture under the Vijayanagar empire - social
economic and religious conditions under the Vijayanagar empire.
Social and cultural life under Bahmini kingdom - Art and architecture under The Hoysalas -
Establishment of the Portuguese empire in India and its consequences.
Unit III
Establishment of Mughal empire in India - Condition of India on the eve of Babar's invasion -
Sur administration - Outline History of the Mughal empire from Akbar to Aurangazeb.
Unit IV
Social and economic condition under Mughals - Akbar's religious policy - Akbar as a National
Monarch - Mughals art and architecture - Liternature under the Mughals - Impact of Mughal
rule on Hindu society.
Unit V
Rise of Marathas and Sikhs and their contribution to society and culture .
MAPS
1. Empire of Alauddin Khilji
2. Akbar's empire
3. Aurangazeb's empire
4. Vijayanagar empire under Krishnadevaraya
5. Maratha empire under Shivaji

FIRST ALLIED COURSE I
MODERN GOVERNMENTS I
Unit I
Constitution - Meaning, purpose and contents of Constitution- Classification of
Constitution, written and unwritten constitution - Flexible and rigid constitution - early
classification.
Unit II
Unitary State- features of the unitary state - Federal state - Characteristics of a federal
state - Variations of the federal type.
Unit III
Separation of powers - theory - criticism, Executive: Importance and functions of
parliamentary and non-parliamentary executive - plural Executive.
Unit IV
Legislature - Functions of Legislature - delegated legislation - unicameral versus
Bicameral Legislature - methods of solving dead locks - Direct popular democratic
devices.
Unit V
Judiciary - the independence of judiciary - functions of judiciary - Qualification,
selection and tenure of judges - the Rule of Law - Administrative law - Political
parties: Formation and function of parties - single party - biparty, and multi-party
system - interest and pressure groups.
FIRST ALLIED COURSE - II
MODERN GOVERNMENTS II
Unit I
Constitution of England - Salient features of the English constitution - Powers and
prerogatives of the Crown - Cabinet system
Unit II
Powers and functions of House of Lords - Powers and functions of House of
Commons - Process of law making - judicial system in England.
Unit III
Constitution of U.S.A. Salient features of the constitution - growth of the
constitution - procedure for the election of American President - Powers and functions
of the President - Senate - Powers and functions of Congress - process of law making -
Committee system - Gerry - mandering.
Unit IV
Constitution of USA. Powers of the Supreme Court - Character of party system-
Division of powers -state Executive - state Legislature - State judiciary - Amending
the constitution of USA.
Unit V
Constitution of Switzerland - Characteristics of the Swiss constitution - The Federal
Executive - The Federal Legislature - The Federal Tribunal - Political parties - Direct
legislation - Government of Cantons - Amending Process of Swiss Constitution.

CORE COURSE III - HISTORY OF TAMIL NADU UPTO 1801 A.D.
Unit I
Age of the Sangam - Sources - Political, social, economic and cultural conditions -
Post-Sangam: Kalabhras.
Unit II
Tamil Nadu between 600 A.D and 900 A.D.; Origin of Pallavas; Mahendra Varman -
Narsimhavarman - Pallava - Chalukya conflict - contribution of Pallavas to art,
architecture and literature - Bhakthi movement.
Unit III
The age of Imperial Cholas - Rajaraja I, Rajendra I, Kulottunga I - Chola
administration - Literature, art, architecture and religion.
Unit IV
Later Pandyas - Their relationship with the Cholas and Sri Lanka - Advent of Islam
in Tamilnadu - Sultanate of Madurai - Tamil country under Vijayanagar rule - Kumara
Kampana - Nayaks of Madura - Marathas of Tanjore.
Unit V
The advent of the Europeans - Carnatic wars - Kattabomman - Polygar revolts and
Maruthu brother - Fall of the Polygars.

FIRST ALLIED COURSE III
Introduction to Tourism
Unit I
Definition of the term Tourism - Growing Importance of Tourism - Meaning of a
Tourist - Types of tourism - Reasons for the growth of Tourism in Recent times.
Unit II
Incredible India - Land of Pluralism - Flora and Fauna - Climate - Music and Dance -
Art and Architecture - World Heritage Sites in India.
Unit III
Growth of Tourism in India - Sargeant Committee - ITDC, TTDC - Popular Tourist
Centres in India.
Unit IV
Basic Components of Tourism: Locale, weather, Economic attraction, Historical and
Cultural factors - Tourist Products : Transport, Accessibility, Accommodation and
Hospitality.
Unit V
Role of Travel Agency and Tourist Information - Travel Agents - Tour operators -
Exchange of currency - Immigration formalities : Passport, Visa, Customs Checks and
clearance

CORE COURSE IV - HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA FROM 1707 TO 1857AD
Unit I
Disintegration of the Mughal empire-- European settlements and their impact on
Indian Society-British Annexation of Bengal.
Unit II
The British conquest and expansion: Lord Clive - Warren Hastings - Lord Wellesley -
Lord Hastings. The wars: Anglo-Mysore wars - Anglo-Maratha wars - Anglo
Burmese war - Annexation of sind - Ranjit singh - Anglo - Sikh wars - Lord
Dalhousie and Doctrine of Lapse - Anglo-Afghan relations.
Unit III
British policy towards India states: Ring Fence Policy 1765-1813, Subordinate Isolation,
1813-57 - Indian states under the crown.
Unit IV
Cornwallis and Permanent Land revenue settlement -- Lord Dalhousie and his reforms .
Unit V
Socio-religious movements of the 19th century: Reforms of Lord Bentinck -
Educational policy under East India Company- Administrative structure and policies :
judicial and police reforms.


SECOND ALLIED COURSE I
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - I
Unit I
CONCEPTS of Public Administration - Meaning - Nature - Scope - Public and
Private Administration - Human factor - Art of Science.
Unit II
ORGANIZATION - Meaning - Various theories - a) Bureaucrate b) Classic c)Human
relation d) Scientific Management: Principles - Hierarchy - Span of Control - Unity of
Command.
Unit III
STRUCTURE - CHIEF Executive - Functions - Line and Staff agencies - Indian
Prime Minister's Office - Secretariat - White house office (U.S.A) Department as
Unit of administration - Bases of Organization - Departments of Home Foreign Affairs,
and Defence.
Unit IV
PUBLIC UNDERTAKING AND COMMISSIONS: Finance Commission - UPSC -
Backward Class, Official Language - Significance of Public undertakings - Various
kinds and reasons for Government participation in India - Public Corporations - Their
problems - Ministerial control and corporations accountability to Parliament.
Unit V
FIELD ADMINISTRATION: Importance of Field Organization - Area Head quarters
and Field Agencies relationship - Territorial and functional Dichotomy - Examples :
Foreign Affairs ministry, police Dept. and Railway Board. Importance of Panchayat
Raj in India as Field Adminstration

SECOND ALLIED COURSE II
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION - II
Unit I
TASKS OF MANAGEMENT - Meaning - Nature - Values - Types - Functions -
Leadership - (VS) Power, Headship, Authoritarian and Democratic - Functions of
Leadership - What are the qualities of Leadership?
Unit II
POLICY FORMATION AND DECISION MAKING : Significance - Policy and
administration - Policy Formation in India - Decision making - Meaning and nature -
bases and how to make a Decision? Problems of decision making - place of Bias and how
to eliminate it.
Unit III
PLANNING - Definition - Kinds - process - Planning Commission in India - its
functions - Organisation - National Development Council - plan implementation and
Evaluation.
Unit IV
DELEGATION AND COMMUNICATION - Meaning - Need for it - what to and
how to Delegate? Obstacles in delegation. Significance of Communication - Difficulties
and barriers.
Unit V
SUPERVISION: Significance of Supervision - Techniques of supervision - Qualities
of supervisors - Their training.


CORE COURSE V - HISTORY OF TAMILNADU FROM 1801 A.D.
TO THE PRESENT DAY
Unit I
Establishment of British rule in Tamil Nadu and Native resistance. South Indian
Rebellion - Vellore Mutiny .
Unit II
Economic condition - British Revenue Policy - Permanent and Ryotwari system .
Unit III
Introduction to Western Education -- Impact of Christian missionaries --- Socio
Religious reform movements - Vallalar - Samarasa Sanmarga Sangam - Vaikundaswamy.
Unit IV
Role played by Tamil Nadu in the Freedom STruggle- V.O.C., Bharathi,
Sathyamoorthy, Rajaji, Kamaraj - Non -Brahmin Movement - Justice Party - E.V.R.
& Self-respect Movement.
Unit V
Tamil Nadu after independence - Linguistic reorganization of states - Agitation in border
areas - Development of Tamil Nadu under congress, D.M.K. and A.I.A.D.M.K..

CORE COURSE VI - HISTORY OF MODERN INDIA, 1857-1947 A.D.
Unit I
Queen's Proclamation- 1858 Act- 1861 Act- Lytton's viceroyalty- Ripon and
Local-Self-government.
Unit II
Socio-religious reform movements- Brahmo Samaj- Prarthana Samaj- Arya
Samaj- The Ramakrishna Movement- The Theosophical Movement- Muslim
reform movements- depressed class movements : Narayana Guru and SNDPJyothirao
Phule and Satya Shodhak Samaj.
Unit III
Emergence of Indian Nationalism: causes- leadership- moderate achievements-
1892 Act.
Unit IV
The Swadeshi Movement- Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, Lala Lajpat Rai- 1909 Act-
Annie Besant and Home Rule.
Unit V
Gandhian Era : Non-cooperation Movement- Civil Disobedience Movement- Quit
India Movement- Indian Independence- 1919 and 1935 Acts.

SECOND ALLIED COURSE III - CULTURAL TOURISM IN INDIA
Unit I :
Geography of Tourism - Cultural, Historical, Sports and Adventure, Health and
Relaxation Scope for Business Tourism, Ethnic Tourism, Heritage Tourism and
Anthropological Tourism and Eco Tourism.
Unit II
Fairs, Festivals, Culinary Traditions, Crafts Melas, Emporias, Folklores and
traditions of the states of South, Eastern and Central India - Classical Traditions of
Music and Dance of India - Performing Arts and Yoga.
Unit III:
Emergence of Mass Tourism in India, Causes, History of Travel, Motivations for
Travel, Role of Indian Government in promoting Tourism, Five year Plans and
Growth of tourist infrastructure.
Unit IV:
Tourism Organizations in India, Role and Significance of various Agencies in
promoting Tourism education in India. Tourism Centres for promoting Culture -
Sales promotion - Advertisement - Public Relations, Tourism Office.
Unit V:
Major tourist Centres, Infra - structural facilities and attraction - Factors promoting
and affecting Tourism - Future of Tourism.

CORE COURSE VII - HISTORY OF EUROPE FROM 1453 TO 1789
Unit I:
Fall of Constantinople - causes and effects
Geographical Discoveries
Renaissance
Reformation
Counter Reformation
Unit II:
Industrial Revolution Causes and Results
Agrarian Revolution Causes and Results
Rise of Spain - Charles V - His Wars and Policies
Philip II - His Wars and Policies
War of Dutch Independence - Causes and Results
Unit III:
Thirty Years War - Causes and Results
Rise of France - Henry IV
Rise of France Louis XIII
Enlightened Despotism in Europe - Louis XIV of France - Internal and External
Policies
Frederick the Great of Prussia - Internal and External Policies
Unit IV:
Peter the Great of Russia - Internal and External Policies
Getharine the Great of Russia - Internal and External Policies
Joseph - II the Great of Austria - Internal and External Policies
Rise of Sweedan - Gustavus II Adolphus
Unit V:
Rise of Automan Turks
Louis XV (1715 - 1774) of France
Philosophers and Thinkers - Montesquieu (1689 -1785), Voltaire (1694 -1778)
Rousseau (1712 -1778)
French Revolution 1789 - Causes and Results

CORE COURSE VIII - CONTEMPORARY INDIA
Unit I
India on the eve of Independence: Partition of India - Integration of Indian states -
Sardar Vallabai Patel - Kashmir problem.
Unit II
Nehru Era - Reorganizations of states - Objectives and working of the planning
Commission - Industrialisation - Development of Science and Technology - Green
Revolution - India's Foreign Policy.
Unit III
Emergence of Regional Parties - Lal Bahadur Shastri - Indira Gandhi - White
Revolution - Emergency - J.P.'s Movement - Janatha Party and Moraji Desai - Separtist
Movement -Punjab (Operation Blue Star) - Assam - Negaland.
Unit IV
Rajiv Gandhi's Policy on Education and Technology - Foreign Policy - Emergence of
coalition government - V.P.Singh and Mandal Commission. The Amendments to the
Constitution - 42nd and 44th , 73rd and 74th Amendments.
Unit V
Emergence of caste based parties and its impact on the society - Deva Gauda,
I.K.Gujaral Governments - Socio Economic Movements: Peasant Movement: Tamil
Nadu - Labour Movement: Bombay - Tribal Movement - Jharkand - Chipko
Movement - Globalisation - Market Economy - It's impact on Agriculture and
Industries - Emergence of BJP and its impact - Information Technology - impact on
the society.

CORE COURSE IX - HISTORY OF EUROPE FROM 1789 TO 1945 A.D.
Unit I
French Revolution - Causes and its results - Napoleon Bonaparte - Domestic and foreign
policy - Congress of Vienna - Concert of Europe.
Unit II
Industrial Revolution - Agrarian Revolution - Eastern Question - Napoleon III -
Unification of Italy & Germany - Bismark.
Unit III
First World War - Russian Revolution - League of Nations
Unit IV
Dictatorship in Italy and Germany
Unit V
Origin and impact of Second World War - The United Nations Organizations.

CORE COURSE X - HISTORY OF THE U.S.A. FROM 1776 TO 1945 A.D.
Unit I
The American War of Independence - The making of the Constitution -
Washington's Presidency
Unit II
Jeffersonian Republicanism - Madison and the war of 1812 - James Monroe and the era of
Good feelings - Monroe's Doctrine
Unit III
Andrew Jackson's Presidency - Westward Movement - The issue of slavery in
American Polities.
Unit IV
The Civil War - 1860 to 1865 - Causes, course and the results of the Civil War -
Abraham Lincoln - Reconstruction.
Unit V
The Rise of Big-Business - The populist and Granger Movement - Trade Unions
- U.S. Imperialism - The Spanish American War of 1898.

CORE COURSE XI - NATIONALISM IN ASIA IN THE 20th CENTURY
Unit I
National Awakening in China - The Boxer upsising - Chinese Revolution of 1911 -
May 4th Movement -CCP and the establishment of Peoples Republic of China-- Rise
of Militarism in Japan -Japanese occupation of Asia.
Unit II
Freedom movement in Indo - China -- Role of HO-Chi-Minh, birth of Vietnam .
Unit III
Freedom struggle in Burma, Malaysia and Singapore
Unit IV
Freedom movement in Philippines - Anti-Imperialist movement in Indonesia and the
birth of Indonesian Republic.
Unit V
Rise of Arab Nationalism - Formation of Independent State of Egypt.

CORE COURSE XII - INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS SINCE 1945 A.D.
Unit I
Definition and scope - Theories of international Politics: the Realist Theory,
Systems Theory, Decision Making-Game Theory.
Unit II
Concepts of international Politics: Power - National interest - Balance of power -
Collective Security: NATO, CENTO, Warsaw Pact, SEATO, ANZUS - Old and
New Diplomacy- practice.
Unit III
The (post-II World War) foreign policies of the major powers: United States,
Soviet Union & Russia, China. India's foreign policy and relations; India and the
super Powers- India and her neighbors. West Asian conflict-Oil Diplomacy -
Palest ion - Israel confides Arms race, disarmament and arms control: - the Partial
Test-Ban Treaty; The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT);Comprehensive
Test Ban Treaty [CTBT]- India's-Nuclear Policy - Terrorism its impact -
Afghanistan , Iraq - US War.
Unit IV
New International Economic order; GATT and its implications. The North-South
"Dialogue" in the United Nations and Outside - Impact of Globalisation.
Unit V
Origin and Development of International Organizations: The United Nations and
its Specialized Agencies; OAS, OAU, the Arab League, The ASEAN, the EEC,
SAARC their role in international relations.
References
Asher, Robert E.( 1957 ) United Nations and Promotion of the General Welfare,
Washington.
Bhamdhari, C.P.(1977) Foreign Policy of India. New Delhi.
Brown, W.Norman (1963) The United Nations and India and Pakistan .
Carr. E.H.(1939 ) Britain: A Study of Foreign Policy from the Versailles Treaty to
the Outbreak of the War .
--------- (1947) International Relations between two World Wars .
Dutt,V.P. (1984) India's Foreign Policy. New Delhi: Vani Educational Books.
Feller, A.H.(1952 ) United Nations and the World Community, Boston .
Indumati, (ed.) (1995) The United Nations (1945-1995). Mysore: University of
Mysore.
McLellan,David S., William C. Olson and Fred A.Sondermann.(1977) The Theory
and
Practice of International Relations. New Delhi: Printice-Hall of India.
Paranjpe,Shrikant. (1987) U S Nonproliferation Policy in Action: South Asia. New
Delhi:
Sterling.
Priestly, Palmer and Perkins.(1969)International Relations. Calcutta .
Sprout, Harold and Margaret Sprout. (1964) Foundations of International Politics.
New
Delhi: Affiliated East West Press Pvt.Ltd.
CORE COURSE XIII - INTRODUCTION TO HISTORIOGRAPHY
Unit I
Definition of History and Historiography-History: Nature , Scope and Value.
Unit II
History as Social Science-History and its ancillary fields.
Unit III
Practitioners of History:
Greco-Roman : Herodotus
Theological interpretation : St. Augustine
Medieval Arab Historian : Ibn Kaldun
Medieval India : Kalhana,
Modern Western Historians : Leopold Von Ranke
Imperialists : James Mill,
Modern Indian Historians : Jadunath Sarkar,
South Indian Historians : K.A.N. Sastri, K.K. Pillai.
Unit IV
Approaches to History:
British Marxists: E.H. Carr.
Indian Marxists: D.D. Kosambi,
Annales Historiorgraphy : Marc Bloch
Subaltern Studies: Ranajit Guha.
Unit V
Historian at Work : Selection of topic-review of literature-collection of data:
Primary and Secondary - Internal and external criticism-chapterisationbibliography-
footnotes, chart, tables and appendices-computation and quantitative
analysis-presentation.
References
Ali, Sheik.(1980) History: Its Theory and Methods. New Delhi:Macmillan.
Barzun, Jacques and Graff, Henry F. The Modern Researcher. San Diego :
Harcourt Brace, 1985.
Carr, E.H. What is History(Harmondsworth ,1977).
Clark,S. "The Annales Historians", in Q.Skinner ed., The Return of Grand Theory
in the Human Sciences (Cambridge 1985).
Collingwood, R.G. The Idea of History (Oxford 1977), Pants III, IV, V
Dictionary of the History of Ideas Vol.I II, III, New York; Charles Scribner's Sons
Arvind Sharma (1993) Our Religions, New York: Harper Collins
Floud, Roderick. (1983) An Introduction to Quantitative Methods for Historians.
London: Methuen(R.P.)
Guha, Ranajit (1994) Subaltern Studies Vol. I, IV and VI, Delhi: OUP
Hobsbawm, E.J. "Karl Marx's Contribution to Historiography in Ideology and
Social Science" (Suffolk 1972) .
Jones, R.G. "History the Poverty of Empiricism", in Robin Blackburn ed.,
Ideology in Social Science(Fontana 1972).
Journal of Modern History, 1972, Special No. on Annales.
Kay, Harvey. The British Marxist Historians (Polity)
Ladurie, Le Roy. "The Event and the 'Long Term" on Social History", in the
Territory of the Historian.
Manickam S.(1977) Theory of History & Method of Research, Paduman Pub.,
Madurai .
Marwick, Aurther (1984), The Nature of History, Hong Kong:Macmillan (Reprint)
Marc Bloch, The Historian's Craft (New York 1953)
Maurice Aymard and Harbans Mukhia, eds., French Studies in History(New
Delhi, 1988) .
M.L.A. Hand Book for Researchers Thesis & Assignment Writing (1990) New
Delhi:Willy Eastern.
Sen. S.P. Historians and Historiography. Calcutta: Institute of Historical
Studies.1980.
Stern, Fritz. (1973) Varities of History. New York: Vintage Books.
Stone,Lawrence.(1983) The Past and the Present. Boston: Routledge & Kegan
Paul.
Topolski, Jerzy (1976) Methodology of History. Holland: Reidal Publishing Co.
Watson, George (1987) Writing a thesis: A Guide to Long Essays and
Dissertations, Longman, London.
MAJOR BASED ELECTIVE I - ARCHAEOLOGY
Unit I
Archaeology : Its meaning and importance - Archaeology as a source of history -
Kinds of Archaeology - Purpose of Archaeology - Exploration and excavation - Kinds
of excavation.
Unit II
Palaeolithic - Megalithic and Mesolithic cultures of India.
Unit III
Chalcolithic Culture in India - Excavations of Harappa - Iron Age Culture - Ware
Cultures of India - Archaeological Survey of India.
Unit IV
Epigraphy: Its meaning and Importance - Numismatics as a source of history - Coins of
the Maurya, Kushana, Pandya, Chola, Pallava, Chalukya and Vijayanagar rulers -
Foreign Coins found in India.

MAJOR BASED ELECTIVE II - PANCHAYAT RAJ WITH REFERENCE TO
TAMIL NADU
Unit I
Concept of Panchayat Raj - Evolution of Panchayat in India - Little Republics, local
self-government under Cholas, local self-government under the British - Rippon's
Experiment.
Unit II
Mahatma Gandhi's Concept on Panchayat Raj - Vinobhaji's views on Gramodhan
and Boomdhan movements - Committees on Panchayat Raj after independence.
Unit III
Panchayat Raj system in Tamil Nadu : From 1687 to 1920 - Actions of British
Government-Developments in 1920-1947- Subsequent changes from 1947 to 2001 -
Two-tier system under Kamaraj-Constitutional Assembly debates on Panchayat Raj and
direct election under M.G.R.
Unit IV
Panchayat Finance - Sources of income - State Finance Commissions and their
recommendations - Budget allocation - Financial management in the Local Bodies.
Unit V
Panchayat Administration - Community Development Schemes - Programmes :
Jawahar Yozhana, IRDP - Public Participation in Panchayat Raj - Role of NGO's.

MAJOR BASED ELECTIVE III - HUMAN RIGHTS
Unit I
Definition of Human Rights: Nature, Content - Theories of Human Rights.
Unit II
Universal Declaration of Human Rights - International covenent on Civil and Political
Rights - International covenent of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Role of Human
Rights NGO's - Amnesty International Red Cross - Asia watch - Pucl.
Unit III
Amnesty International - Human Rights Helsinki declaration - International Human
Rights in Domestic Courts.
Unit IV
Contemporary Challenges : Child labour - Women Right - Bonded labour - Rural and
Urban labours - Problem of Refuges - Capital punishment.
Unit V
National and State Human Rights Commissions - Its function - Problem and
prospectives - Minorities Rights Commissions - Its functions.

NON MAJOR ELECTIVE I
FREEDOM MOVEMENT IN INDIA
Unit I:
Causes of the Nationalist Movement - Predecessors of the congress - Kooka
movement - British India society. British Indian Association - Bombay
Association - Madras Native Association - The Indian Association - Madras
Mahajon Sabha - Bombay Presidency Association.
Unit II:
Foundation of Indian national congress - First session - Second Session, Third
session - Calcutta Session.
Unit III:
Moderates and Extremists - Home Rule Movement - The Revolutionary and
Terrorist Movements - India and World War I.
Unit IV:
Constitutional Development (1919 -35) - Non Co-operation Movement -
Swarajist Party - Civil Disobedience movement - India and World War II -
Cripps' Mission - Quit - India Movement.
Unit V:
Indian National Army - Partition - Indian Independence - Some leaders of
Freedom struggle - Gokhale - S.N. Banerjee - Annie Besant - Motilal Nehru -
Maulana Azad - Dadabhal Naoroji - Tilak - Bipin Chandra pal - Pt. Madan
Mohan Malaviya - Chittaranjan Das - Vallababhai Patel - Mahatma Gandhi - Pt.
Jawaharlal Nehru.

NON MAJOR ELECTIVE II
WORKING OF INDIAN CONSTITUTION
Unit I:
Historical Background - Growth of Legislatures from 1861 to 1892 - Minto
Morley reform of 1909 - Mont ford reform of 1919 - Govt of India Act 1935.
Unit II:
The Indian Independence Act 1947 - Constitutional Assembly - Main features of
the constitution - Nature of Federal system.
Unit III:
Government of the Union - President - Prime Minister and the council of
Ministers - Parliament - Functions - legislations - Ordinary Bills - Money bills -
Financial Bills.
Unit IV:
Government of the States - Chief Minister and Council of Ministers - Special
Status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Unit V:
Judiciary - The supreme court - High courts - Judicial Review, Fundamental
Rights - Directive principles of State policy - Fundamental duties - Amendments
of the constitution.


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