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.