Essays Tagged: "British Raj"

What were the advantages and disadvantages of British rule for India?

Advantages brought to India during rule from the British, were brought by the East India Company, which were run my Indian princes that were protecte ... rmy called the sepoys to defend its interests and India's borders. The Sepoys were commanded by the British officers and were supported by the units of the British army. Although the Indians benefited ... y the units of the British army. Although the Indians benefited from the British rule many resented British rule. The East India Company made sure that British colonist received most of the advantages ...

(1 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Gandhi and his use of Styagraha (non-violent protest).

non-violent resistance in his actions and many of his writings. He uses these applications against British imperialistic rule in South Africa and British colonization in India. Gandhi's studies of no ... urned to India with his wife and children where he further practiced his passive resistance against British imperialism.Gandhi's belief in non-violent resistance is summed up in his explanation of the ...

(9 pages) 157 0 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

Compare the ways in which Frster and Sith present the relationships of Aziz and Fielding and Archie and Samad in "A passage to India"and "White Teeth"

class and culture.The social and political backdrop of Forster's novel is India at the time of the British Raj. "A Passage to India" is a linear novel whereas "White Teeth" is a diasporic novel which ...

(12 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

India and Imperialsim

uch Imperialism affected India. By analyzing the changes in culture, economics, and technology that British rule has brought to India, one will see just how much influence Britain had on India.British ... modernized the country to a certain extent and made it more European, but at an enormous price. The British stripped India of all of its wealth, resources, and national freedom.Europeans had sought tr ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

British Colonies: colonization of India and why was it a turning point.

(a)The British initially went to India to trade but stayed to rule. The British occupied all the major part ... parts of India and the country was gradually transformed politically, economically and socially.The British plundered every class of Indian people and ruled India for its own benefit. Due to this inva ... the first war independence and India became the jewel in the English crown and a major part of the British Empire.Through the years and after being educated the Indians demanded political and economi ...

(2 pages) 62 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mahatma Gandhi

udied law in London. He went to South Africa to do some legal work, however, that country was under British control and treated Indians like low class citizens. Indians were made to walk in the street ... gns for Indian rights and organized a strike among Indian miners. He was arrested many times by the British, but his work brought important reforms or changes for his people.When Gandhi returned to In ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

French language and culture

of this Dinner in France became theatre. (Hartman P., Historical origins of French Cuisine.)In the British Raj, mini revolutions occurred in food and eating habits in the higher echelons of Indian so ... taught as a compulsory subject in many schools. The French arrived at roughly the same time as the British did in India. Certain Ideas that were quintessentially British or French were accepted and i ...

(5 pages) 67 1 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Rani Jhansi

Beginning the 19th century, the British started casting their net over India. Imperialism spread throughout the world in the late 19 ... them was the Rani of Jhansi. She played an important role in freeing Awadh from the clutches of the British. Rani of Jhansi was born on November 19th, 1835, and was also known as Rani Lakshmi Bai. She ... on November 19th, 1835, and was also known as Rani Lakshmi Bai. She fought against the injustice of British Rule over India. In recent times, she is also referred to as the "Indian Joan of Arc". (1)Th ...

(5 pages) 22 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Positive and Negative Effects of Imperialism"

sponsibility for our own government." (GANDHI)India got a lot out of Imperialism, good and bad. The British found a lot of usefulProducts in India but they also had put lots of time and energy into In ... and they did but it also came at some cost to them. So Imperialism did many positive things for the British and for India.When the British found India they had the opportunity to get a whole lot of re ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History


sful at what he tried to do. Others believe otherwise, Gandhi was successful to free India form the British Rule.However, by doing this it separated the Muslims from the Hindus causing India to be a c ... l and that all religions should be respected equally.Without Gandhi India may still have been under British Rule today. Gandhi a wise man who brought India its freedom and taught many that everyone sh ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Mohandes Gandhi

struggle, through the many protests he held, and after the hundreds of hours he spent in jail, the British finally gave in and India was declared a free country. I would believe that the freedom of I ...

(1 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

India's focus going forward: Agriculture or manufacturing and services?

time immemorial India has been primarily an Agri-based society. Immediately after independence from British rule, India faced a severe crisis of food .Various measures were taken to increase the food ... e figures are equivalent to what people were purchasing between 1937 and 1942, at the height of the British Raj, though the levels went down further during the Second World War. According to National ...

(13 pages) 32 0 4.3 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Build-Up to the Emergence of Bangladesh

ngs in common, except the religion. Unlike India which inherited the political establishment of the British Raj, Pakistan had to build its state structure from ground zero. Although Jinnah's declared ... The masses had been convinced that a separate Muslim state was the only way to 'stay free from both British exploitation and Hindu domination'. � However, history has shown that the government ...

(10 pages) 42 1 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

Essay on Gandhi's Civil Disobedience

in an ever-larger campaign of civil disobedience. It was proposed by Gandhi and waged to go against British rule of Salt Tax in India that extended into early 1931.Salt production and contribution in ... n India that extended into early 1931.Salt production and contribution in India had been a complete British monopoly after the British government prohibited Indians to sell or produce salt. The Britis ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Liberal Nature of Indian State

response to the challenge of aggression of king but after a long anti-colonial struggle against the British Raj which culminated in the Partition of India and its Independence in 1947. The Constitutio ... shortly after was essentially liberal in character. It was a product of the Western impact through British rule and contributed to India's constitutional and political development. The constitution d ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Mahatma Gandhi

by the world as one of the most successful spiritual leaders.Gandhi's most fundamental criticism of British rule in India lies in the fact modernization that has been incorporated into their society b ... e religious ambition be illimitable," (Strayer, p. 920). This thought reflected his belief that the British concern was merely worldly ambition and that was not what his country should have set their ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers


ead to Independence of India, and he is also known as peace icon for using nonviolence to fight the British. Every person is cognizant that Gandhi is altruistic person yet, he never received the Noble ... revolutionary ideas.Gandhi is mainly known for helping Indians to gain their Independence from the British, according to Sailesakumara Bandyopadhyaya Gandhi did not just gain independence for but als ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues