Q. 23.8( 222 Votes )

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a) James Mill divided history on the basis of the religion of the rulers of the times. However, a variety of faiths existed simultaneously in these periods.

b) This periodization ignores the social, political and economic changes from one era to another. One cannot refer to any era as the era of any particular religion.

c) The main problem with the periodization of Indian history is that Mill only looked from the point of the rulers, not from the point of view of native Indian.

d) Mill, through his periodization, suggested that British rule could civilize India.

e) Mill even suggested that the British should conquer all the Indian territories to ensure the enlightenment and happiness of all. He thinks that India was not capable of progress without British help.

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