Thus food scarcity may be , historically speaking , a probable cause of exogamy and marriage by capture.
Anthropology

Marriage By Capture

In the Hindu social system, eight types of marriage are described. These are Brahma, Daiva, Arsha, Prajapatya, Gandharva, Asura, Rakshasa, and Paisacha. The first four types of marriages were socially sanctioned, whereas the latter four were socially disapproved. Among the […]

Why Doesn't Girl Oppose The Dowry
Sociology

Why Doesn’t Girl Oppose The Dowry ?

In India, dowry practice is a part of marriage. A dowry is a payment, such as property or money, paid by the bride’s family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage. This practice is followed in […]

The USSR collapsed in 1991. The disintegration of the USSR led to the formation of around 15 independent countries on the global map. Downfall Of USSR : Technology Perspective
History World History

Downfall Of USSR : Technology Perspective

The USSR collapsed in 1991. The disintegration of the USSR led to the formation of around 15 independent countries on the global map. There are many reasons for the disintegration of the USSR. Among these, the Glasnost (openness) and Perestroika […]

The founder of the Muslim Brotherhood was Hasan Al Banna. The question is, why did he establish the Muslim Brotherhood?
History World History

Origin Of Muslim Brotherhood

The founder of the Muslim Brotherhood was Hasan Al Banna. He founded this organization in 1928 in Egypt. The question is, why did he establish the Muslim Brotherhood? The origin of the Muslim Brotherhood lies in the development of the […]

Indian soldiers played a crucial role in the First World War, with over one million serving in various theaters of the conflict. Indians Soldiers In The First World War
History Modern History

Indians Soldiers In The First World War

The first world war was fought between 1914-1918. In this war, 13 lakh Indian soldiers fought on behalf of the British empire on the battlefield. These Indian soldiers had fought neither for any political purposes nor protection of their own […]

Wealthier democracies were less prone to coups. Economic stability and access to resources make democracies more resilient to political instability. The Richer Democracies Not Having Coup
Polity

The Richer Democracies Not Having Coup

Political Scholars believe that developing countries usually have a coup. A coup means sudden, violent and illegal seizure of power from a government.  But the richer democracies do not have the coup normally. Three arguments are often advanced for the […]

Two Role Models: Gandhiji And Mao Zedong - Thesamiksha One is of Mohanchand Karamchand Gandhi of India and another is of Mao Zedong of China. Only these two acted as real role models for freedom fighters.
History Modern History World History

Two Role Models: Gandhiji And Mao Zedong

There were only two models of anti-colonial struggle that deserved to be noticed across the continent. One is of Mohanchand Karamchand Gandhi of India and another is of Mao Zedong of China. Only these two acted as real role models for freedom fighters. In his historical judgement, the […]

The world is always impressed by the American way of life. But, what is the American way of life?
Sociology

American Way Of Life

The world is always impressed by the American way of life. The global population wanted to imitate the American way of life. But, what is the American way of life? To drive cars, and yachts, use enormous natural resources in […]

In subaltern history, the history of the lower strata of society is studied.
History Modern History

What Is Subaltern History?

Writing of history is divided into many categories like nationalist history, Marxist history, Cambridge school of thought and subaltern. In subaltern history, the history of the lower strata of society is studied. According to subaltern historians, in the nationalist movement, […]

To conclude, Chinese dam projects on the Brahmaputra are a threat to the lives and livelihoods of and downstream population. China's Water Bomb in Himalayan Region,
Environment

China’s Water Bomb in Himalayan Region

China is home to about 20% of the world’s population and has only 7% of its water resources. Its southern regions are water-rich, in comparison to the water-stressed northern part. It has an ambitious plan to link its south and […]

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