MHI-01 ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL SOCIETIES in English Solved Assignment 2019-2020



Course Code: MHI-01
Assignment Code: MHI-01/AST/TMA/2019-20
Total Marks: 100

Title Name

MHI-01 History Solved Assignment 2019-20

University IGNOU
Service Type Solved Assignment (Soft copy/PDF)
Course MA(History) MHI
Language ENGLISH
Semester 2019-2020 Course: MA(History) MHI
Session 2019-20
Short Name MHI-01 (ENGLISH)
Assignment Code MHI-01/AST/TMA/2019-20
Product Assignment of MA(History) 2019-2020 (IGNOU)
Submission Date July 2019 Session Students- 31st March 2020 

January 2020 Session Students- 30th September 2020



Note: Attempt any five questions. The assignment is divided into two Sections ‘A’ and
‘B’. You have to attempt at least two questions from each section in about 500 words each.
All questions carry equal marks.
Section – A
1. Write a note on development of tools and their technology during the Palaeolithic period. What
forms of art are found in the Palaeolithic culture? 20
2. Give a detailed account of social structure in Bronze Age societies. 20
3. Explain the nature of conflict between aristocracy and peasantry in ancient Greece. How did this
conflict culminate in the establishment of democracy? 20
4. What do you understand by Nomadic Empire? Discuss the pattern of Nomadic migration during
the period of your study. 20
5. Write short notes on any two of the following in 250 words each: 10+10
i) Belief system in Neolithic society
ii) Burial method in Shang Civilization
iii) Comitia Centuriata
iv) Religious life of the Inkas and the Aztecs
Section – B
6. Analyse the process of decline of feudalism. Did the growth of urban centres contribute to
decline of feudalism? 20
7. Write a note on the religious tradition in pre-modern China. 20
8. Discuss the overseas trade of Indian merchants in the 15th century. What was the impact of
Portuguese on Indian overseas trade? 20
9. Give a brief account of the developments in the area of science and technology in medieval
period. 20
10. Write short notes on any two of the following in 250 words each: 10+10
i) Anabaptists
ii) Rise of Islam in Arab
iii) Towns of Arab and Islamic World
iv) Family in medieval Europe.


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