The Decline of Indian Textiles The development of cotton industries in Britain led to the decline of Indian textiles and affected textile producers in India in several ways. First: Indian textiles now had to compete with British textiles in the European and American markets. Second: Exporting textiles to England also became increasingly difficult since very … Read more
The report of William Adam was interesting. Adam found that there were over 1 lakh pathshalas in Bengal and Bihar.
The Agenda for a National Education: Impressed with Europe’s Development, few Indians felt that Western education would help modernize India.
How the British Saw Education: With great energy and passion, Macaulay emphasized the need to teach the English language.
The sword of Tipu Sultan had an incredibly hard and sharp edge that could easily rip through the opponent’s armor. Learn more…
Weavers Iron Smelters and Factory Owners: Learn about the story of the crafts and industries of India during British rule.
The peasants and the sepoys In the countryside, peasants and zamindars resented the high taxes and the rigid methods of revenue collection. Many failed to pay back their loans to the moneylenders and gradually lost the lands they had tilled for generations. The Indian sepoys in the employ of the Company also had reasons for … Read more