Introducing Indian Society
Social Change and Development in India
Demographic Structure and Indian Society
The Story of Indian Democracy
Social Institutions - Continuity and Change
Change and Development in Rural Society
Market as a Social Institution
Pattern of Social Inquality and Exclusion
Change and Development in Industrial Society
The Challenges of Cultural Diversity
Globalisation and Social Change
Suggestions for Project Work
Mass Media and Communication Process
- The Colonial Experience
- The Tea Plantations
- Industrialisation in Independent India
- Urbanisation in Independent India
The emergence of machine production based on the inanimate power resources like steam and electricity is known as ______.
Identify any town or city with which you are familiar. Find out both the history of its growth and its contemporary status.
A model of the South Asian colonial city
The European town…had spacious bungalows, elegant apartment houses, planned streets, trees on both sides of the street,…clubs for afternoon and evening get togethers…The open space was reserved for…Western recreational facilities, such as race and golf courses, soccer and cricket. When domestic water supply, electric connections, and sewage links were available or technically possible, the European town residents utilised them fully, whereas their use was quite restricted to the native town.
Read the source and answer the following question.
Did the model of the South Asian colonial city cater to the needs of the natives? Give a reason for your answer.