Very Useful Book for Undergraduate and Post Graduate Students History. Also very useful for APSC and other Competitive Examinations.
Social, Cultural and Economic History of Assam By Dr. Sanjay Sen.
Number of Pages: 664 (Approx)
Unit I: Social and Economic History of Ancient Assam
1.01. A Brief History of Assam
1.02: Development of Caste System in ancient Assam, Social Classes andOccupational Groups
1.03: Religious Beliefs and Practices in Ancient Assam: Vaishnavism, Saivism, Shaktism and Buddhism
1.04: Land System: Land Grant and Agrahara Settlements.
1.05: Agriculture, Trade and Medium of Exchange
Unit: II: Society in Medieval Assam
2.01 : Social Organisation – Caste-Class Relationship, Nobility, Paiks, Slaves and Servants
2.02 : Neo-Vaishnavite Movement in Assam – Impact on Society
2.03 : Development of Satra Institutions
Unit: III: Economy in Medieval Assam
3.01 : Agriculture and Land System – Classification and Ownership of Land
3.02 : Land Revenue and other Taxes
3.03 : Trade and Commerce – Export and Import, Trade routes
3.04 : Medium of Trade
3.05 : Economic Relation between the Hills and the Valley : the Posa system.
Unit: IV: Economy in Colonial Assam
4.01 : Agriculture Regulations and revenue system
4.02 : Plantation Economy of the Tea Industry
4.03 : Development of Modern Industries-Coal and Oil.
4.04 : Development of Transport System
Unit: V: Society in Colonial Assam
5.01 :Growth of Modern Education and the role of Christian Missionaries.
5.02 : Language Controversy in 19th century Assam
5.03 : Emergence of Middle Class
5.03 : Literary and Cultural Development, Impact of the Bengal Renaissance.
5.04 : Development of Press and Growth of Public Associations – The Assam Sahitya Sabha.