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F.Y.B.A.

Major: History



Semester I
Paper I : History of Goa (from Pre-Historic Times to 1987) – I

1. Goa: Etymology. The land and its people. -- 7 lectures


2. Early Goa:

(a) Pre-history. Mhadei-Dudhsagar-Kushavati River Valley Culture

(b) Pre-Kadamba dynasties: Bhojas, Chalukyas,

Konkan Mauryas and Shilaharas.

-- 16 lectures

3. Goa from 1000 A.D. to 1510 A.D.

(a) Kadambas: Foundation-Shastha Deva II.

(b) Consolidation: Jayakeshi I, Jayakeshi II, and Shivachitta Permadideva.

(c) Administration: Central and Provincial.

(d) Goa under Vijayangara, Bahamanis and Adil Shah. -- 18 lectures


4. Goan Society, Economy and Culture (1000 A.D. to 1510 A.D.)

(a) Social Structure – Caste System, Family, Status of Women.

(b) Education- Religion- Art and Architecture.

(c) Economy- Gaunkari, Industry, Trade and Commerce, Ports. -- 16 lectures


5. The Portuguese Rule in Goa:

(a) ‘Old Conquests’. ‘New Conquests’.

(b) Administration under Absolute Monarchy: Nature and features.

Religious Policy. Pombaline Reforms.

(c) The Liberal-Constitutional Period, 1821-1910.

The contributions of Bernardo Peres da Silva,

Francisco Luis Gomes, Fr. A.F.X. Alvares, Luis Menezes Bragança.

(d) Republic Period. Salazarist Dictatorship (1932-1961).

-- 18 lectures

NOTE: Field trips constitute a part of this paper.



F.Y.B.A.

Major: History
Semester II

Paper II : History of Goa (from Pre-Historic Times to 1987) – II
1. Impact of the Portuguese Rule on Goa. -- 21 lectures

(a) Society – Social Groups, Status of Women,

Portuguese Civil Code of 1867 and its

Republican amendments, Education, Language,

Food and Dress, Art and Architecture.

(b) Economy- Communidades. Trade and Commerce.

Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of 1878.
2. Resistance Movements in Goa

(a) Mhall Pai, Cuncolim revolt.

(b) Mateus de Castro. ‘Conspiracy’ of 1787.

(c) Revolts of the Ranes. -- 18 lectures


3. Goa’s Struggle for Freedom

(a) 18th June 1946 Movement. Satyagraha Movement (1954-55).

(b) Contributions of Goa Congress Committee,

National Congress (Goa), Azad Gomantak Dal.

(c) Operation Vijay and the Liberation of Goa (1961). -- 18 lectures
4. Goa since Liberation, 1961-1987:

(a) MGP and Congress Rule in Goa

(b) Opinion Poll

(c) Statehood. --18 lectures




NOTE: Field trips constitute a part of this paper.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semesters I and II

HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION – I

and

HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION - II



Suggested Readings :


  • Basham, A.L., (ed.), A Cultural History of India,Delhi, 1975.

  • Burns and Ralph, World Civilization, Vols. I and II, Norton & Co., New York, 1974.

  • Charles, Moraze (ed.), The 19th Century, Vol. V, No.4, UNESCO Civilization Series, George Allen & Unwin, 1975.

  • Childe, Gordon, Man
    Makes Himself, London, 1965.

  • Garraty and Gay (ed.), History of the World, Harper&Row, 1981.

  • Judd, History of World Civilisation

  • Paul, Johnson, History of the Modern World,Weidenford & Nicholson, 1984.

  • Lewis, Morgan, Ancient Society, Cambridge, 1964.

  • Redfield, Robert, The Primitive World and Its Transformations, London, 1953.

  • Taylor, Edward, Anthropology : An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilisation,New York, 1960.

  • Wiet and Elisseeff, The Great Medieval Period, Vols. III, 1&2.

  • Will and A. Durant, The Story of Civilisation.

  • Swain, J.E., History of World Civilisation.

  • William H. Mc Neill, Rise of the West.


Web Resources.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper

Semester I


HISTORY OF INDIA’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM - I

1. The Nature of British Colonialism in India – -- 20 lectures

the Contradictions of British Rule – British rule:

(i) as a modernizing project

(ii) as an exploitative agency.
2. British Economic Policy in India --- 20 lectures

a) British Commercial Policy

b) British Revenue Policy

c) Impact on economy and society


3. Indian Awakening – 20 lectures

a) Socio-religious Reform Movements-

Their impact on society and religion

b) Growth of English Education – Macaulay’s Minute –

the growth of Middle Class.

4. Revolt of 1857 – Nature, Causes and Consequences -- 15 lectures


F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester II

HISTORY OF INDIA’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM – II

1. Rise of Indian Nationalism

a) Factors leading to rise of nationalism

b) Indian National Congress - Genesis, Moderates, Extremists. --- 17 lectures


2. Indian National Movement and Constitutional Development:

a) Partition of Bengal

b) Growth of Revolutionary Movement

c) Rise of Communalism

d) Dyarchy (1919) and Provincial Autonomy (1935) --- 18 lectures
3. Struggle for Freedom:

a) Non-Cooperation Movement

b) Civil Disobedience Movements.

c) Quit India Movement.

d) Azad Hind Fauj ----- 20 lectures

4. Towards Independence:

a) Cabinet Mission Plan and Mountbatten Plan

b) Indian Independence Act

c) Integration of Princely States.

d) Liberation of the French and Portuguese Possessions. ----- 20 lectures


NOTE: This Course will be taught and evaluated by History Teachers only.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester I

INDIAN CULTURE AND HERITAGE - I
1 a) Culture: Meaning and Significance.

b) Influence of Geography on Indian culture.

c) Unity in Diversity. -- 11 lectures
2. Religion and Philosophy - Ancient Period.

a) Harappan Religion

b) Vedic Religion and Philosophy, Varnasharama Dharma,

Purusharthas, Theory of Karma. Yoga.

c) Jainism and Buddhism

d) Vaishnavism, Shaivism and Virashaivism ---- 22 lectures
3. Religion and Philosophy – Medieval and Modern Periods

a) Zoroastrianism

b) Islam and its impact.

c) Bhakti and Sufi Movements.

d) Sikhism.

e) Christianity and its impact.

f) Indian Renaissance – Socio-Religious reform movements

in the 19th Century.

g) Social and ethical views of Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar. ---22 lectures

4 a) Literature – Religious and Secular. Vedic literature, Epics,


Puranas, Dharmasastras, Pitakas, Jatakas, Arthasastra,

Sangam literature and Bakhars.
b) Nationalist Literature: Works of Bankim Chandra Chatterjee,

Rabindranath Tagore, Muhammad Iqbal, Subrahmanya Bharati,

T.B. Cunha, F.L. Gomes. --- 20 lectures
F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester II
INDIAN CULTURE AND HERITAGE - II

1. Education:

(a) Gurukula system.

(b) Takshashila, Nalanda and Kanchi Universities.

(c) Muktabs and Madrasas.

(d) Impact of Western Education. ---20 lectures


2. Art and Architecture.

(a) Harappan

(b) Mauryan

(c) Gandhara

(d) Gupta

(e) South Indian

(f) Indo-Islamic

(g) Indo-European ---20 lectures


3. (a) Classical Art forms of Music and Dance.

(b) Folk art and festivals of Goa. --- 17 lectures


4. Science and Technology

a) Ancient Scientific works – Medicine, Mathematics, Astronomy.

b) Modern Science and Technology and their impact on Indian culture. ---18 lectures

NOTE: This Course will be taught and evaluated by History Teachers only.


F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester I
HISTORY OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND CULTURE - I

1. Meaning, Nature and Scope of study. ---10 lectures

2 (a) Science in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia.

(b) Development of Science in ancient India and China with special reference to:

Bhaskaracharya, Varahamihra, Aryabhatta.

(c) Graeco-Roman contribution to Astronomy, Mathematics, Medicine with special

reference to the works of :

(i) Aristotle

(ii) Pythagoras

(iii) Archimedes

(iv) Euclid

(v) Hippocrates

(vi) Ptolemy

(vii) Galen ---24 lectures


3. Growth of Science in Medieval Europe and Arab world in Astronomy, Mathematics

and Medicine. ---16 lectures


4. Science in the Modern period.

(a) The Copernican Revolution – Galileo, contribution to Navigation and Cartography.

(b) The Age of Enlightenment – Descartes and Newton.

(c) Industrial Revolution – Inventions and Technological developments.

(d) Science in contemporary times:

(i) Max Planck, Einstein, C.V. Raman, Stephen Hawking.

(ii) Nuclear power – Radioactivity and its applications in medical diagnosis, therapy

of radiation, medical technology, radio carbon dating, generation of power and

nuclear weapons.

(iii) Rocketry

(a) Contributions of Konstantine Tsiolkosky, Robert Goddard and Wernher Von

Braun.


(b) Space Programme of USA and Russia.

(c) ISRO.

(iv) Computer Applications ----- 25 lectures


F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester II
HISTORY OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND CULTURE - II
1 Art – Development of Art in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. --- 15 lectures

2. Art and Architecture in Medieval Europe and Islamic World. --- 15 lectures

3. Renaissance Art – Michaelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci – Flemish School.

--- 15 lectures

4. Major Religions of the World – Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity and Islam.

---- 15 lectures

5. Great Philosophers: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Adi Shankaracharya, Augustine, Aquinas, Hegel and Marx. ---- 15 lectures


NOTE: This Course will be taught and evaluated by History Teachers only.
F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester I
HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION - I

1. Evolution of Humankind : Pre-history and Proto-history. Paleolithic , Neolithic and Chalcolithic Cultures. 15 lectures.


2. a. Basis of Civilisation – Fire – Wheel – Tools – Habitation – Clothing – Monumental Architecture – Modes of Food Production – Transport.

b. Cultures of the Ancient World: Egyptian. Harappan–Vedic. Mesopotamian. Chinese. Hellenic. Roman. Aztec. Inca. Mayan. Africa – Salient Features.

c. Islamic Civilisation in West Asia, North Africa and Europe. 40 Lectures.
3. Feudalism in Medieval Europe – Its Political, Economic and Social Aspects. Crusades. 20 lectures.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semester II

HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION - II
1. Renaissance, Reformation and the European Voyages of Exploration. 13 Lectures.
2. Revolutions : English – American – French – Industrial – Russian – Chinese and Cuban. Their Significance. 25 Lectures.
3. a. Modern Ideologies : Nationalism – Liberalism – Fascism –Socialism – Satyagraha and Ahimsa.
b. Progress in Science, Technology and Communication in the 20th century.
c. Empowerment of Women and the Marginalised Groups (Anti-Apartheid Movement – Growth of the Black Consciousness and the Dalit Movements). 25 Lectures.
4. Challenges of the Modern Age :

a. Poverty – Population and Disease.


b. Religious Fundamentalism and Terrorism.
c. Environmental Problems. 12 Lectures.

NOTE: This Course will be taught and evaluated by History Teachers only.

Web Resources.
F.Y.B.A.

Major: History

Semesters I and II

Paper I : History of Goa (from Pre-Historic Times to 1987) – I

and

Paper II : History of Goa (from Pre-Historic Times to 1987) – II

Suggested Readings:


  • Ali B. Sheikh, (ed.), Goa Wins Freedom Reflections and Reminiscences, Goa University Publication, 1986.

  • Boxer, C.R., The Portuguese Seaborne Empire 1415-1825, London, Hutchinson, 1969.

  • Costa, Anthony da, The Christianisation of the Goa Islands 1510-1567, Bombay, Heras Institute, 1965.

  • Cunha, T.B., Goa’s Freedom Struggle, Bombay, Dr. T.B. Cunha Memorial Committee, 1961.

  • de Souza, T.R., (ed.), Essays in Goan History, New Delhi, Concept, 1989.

  • ___________, (ed.), Goa Through the Ages, Vol. 2, Economic History, New Delhi, Concept, 1990.

  • ____________, Medieval Goa, New Delhi, Concept, 1979.

  • D’ Souza B.G., Goan Society in Transition A Study in Social Change, Bombay, Popular Prakashan, 1975.
  • Esteves, Sarto, Politics and Political Leadership in Goa, New Delhi: Sterling, 1986.


  • Fernandes, Aureliano, Cabinet Government in Goa, 1961-93.

  • Fonseca, Jose Nicolau da, An Historical and Archaeological Sketch of the City of Goa, New Delhi, Asian Educational Services, 1986.

  • Gune, V.T, The Gazetteer of the Union Territory of Goa, Daman and Diu: District Gazetteer, Part I, Goa, Panaji Government Press, 1971.

  • Kamat, Pratima, Farar Far: Popular Resistance To Colonial Hegemony In Goa, 1510-1961, Panaji, Institute Menezes Braganza, 1999.

  • Mhamai, S.K. The Sawants of Wadi. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company

  • Mhamai, S.K. The Mhamais of Goa.

  • Mitragotri, V.R. Socio-Cultural History of Goa from Bhojas to Vijayanagar. Panaji: Institute Menezes Braganza, 1999.

  • Moraes G.M., Kadamba Kula, New Delhi, Asian Educational Services, 1989.

  • Pereira, Antonio, The Makers of Konkani Literature, Pilar, Xavierian Press, 1982.

  • Pereira, Gerald, An Outline of Pre-Portuguese History of Goa, Panaji, Diario da Noite Press, 1973.

  • Pissurlencar P.S.S., The Portuguese and the Marathas, translated by P.R. Kakodkar, Bombay State Board, 1975.

  • Priolkar, A.K, The Goa Inquisition, Bombay, 1961.

  • Rao, R.P., Portuguese Rule in Goa 1510-1961, New York, Asian Publishing House, 1963.
  • Rubinoff, Arthur G, The Construction of a Political Community: Integration and Identity in Goa.


  • Saksena, R.N., Goa: Into the Mainstream, New Delhi: Abhinav Publications, 1974.

  • Shastry, B.S, (ed.), Socio-Economic Aspects of Portuguese Colonialism in Goa 19th and 20th Centuries, Belgaum, Yerbal, 1990.

  • _________, (ed.), Goan Society Through the Ages, New Delhi, Asian Publication Services, 1987.

  • Varde, P.S., History of Education in Goa from 1510 to the Present Day.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semesters I and II
HISTORY OF INDIA’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM - I

and

HISTORY OF INDIA’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM - II
Suggested Readings:


  • Bandyopadhyay, Sekhar, From Plassey to Partition: A History of Modern India, Orient Longman, New Delhi, 2004.

  • Chand, Tara, History of the Freedom Movement in India, 4 vols., Govt. of India, New Delhi, 1983.

  • Chandra, Bipan, Communalism in Modern India, Vikas, New Delhi, 1984.

  • ____________, Rise and Growth of Economic Nationalism in Modern India, People’s Publishing House, New Delhi, 1982.

  • __________ et.al., India’s Struggle for Independence, Penguin Books, New Delhi, 1989.

  • ____________et.al., India After Independence, Viking, New Delhi, 1999.
  • Desai, A.R., Social Background of Indian Nationalism, Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1982.


  • __________, ed. Peasant Struggles in India, OUP, New Delhi, 1985.

  • Desikacharya, R.V., Readings in the Constitutional History of India 1757-1947, Indian Book Centre, Delhi, 1987.

  • Durgadas, From Curzon to Nehru and After, London, Collins, 1969.

  • Gopal S., British Policy in India 1858-1905, Cambridge, 1965.

  • Gupta, D.C., Indian National Movement and Constitutional Development, Vikas, New Delhi, 1970.

  • Handa, R.L., History of Freedom Struggle in Princely States, Delhi, 1988.

  • Jones, Kenneth, W., Socio-Religious Reform Movements in British India, Cambridge, 1994.

  • Majumdar, R.C. ed., British Paramountcy and Indian Renaissance and Struggle for Freedom, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bombay, 1969.

  • _________, History of Freedom Movement in India, Firma L.K. Mukhopadhyay, Calcutta, 1962-63.

  • Masselos, Jim, Indian Nationalism: An History, Sterling, New Delhi, 1985.

  • Menon V.P., Integration of the Indian States, Orient Longman, Hyderabad, 1985.

  • Palme Dutt, R., India To-Day, Manisha Granthalaya, Calcutta, 1986 Reprint.

  • Pandey, B.N., The Break-up of British India, Macmillan, London, 1969.
  • Sarkar, Sumit, Modern India 1885-1947, Macmillan, New Delhi, 1983.



F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semesters I and II
INDIAN CULTURE AND HERITAGE

Suggested Readings:


  • Basham, A.L., The Wonder That Was India, London, 1967.

  • ____________ ed., A Cultural History of India, OUP, Delhi, 1975.

  • Bhandarkar R.G., Vaishnavism, Shaivism and Minor Religious System, Strassburg,1913.

  • Ghosh, Aurobindo, Foundations of Indian Culture, Pondicherry, 1972.

  • Ghoshal, U.N., Studies in Indian History and Culture, Orient Longman, Calcutta, 1965.

  • Jatin, N., Studies in Jaina Philosophy, Bombay, 1951.

  • Kabir, Humayun, The Indian Heritage, Asia Publishing, Bombay ,1964.

  • Kosambi, D.D., The Culture and Civilization of Ancient India in Historical Outline, Vani Books, New Delhi, 1966.

  • Kulkarni, Chidambara, Vedic Foundations of Indian Culture, Sri Dvaipayana Trust, Bombay, 1973.

  • Limaye, Madhu, Manu, Gandhi and Ambedkar and Other Essays, Gyan Publishing House, New Delhi, 1995.

  • Mahadevan T.M.P., Outlines of Hinduism, Bombay, 1960.

  • Majumdar, R.C, Races and Cultures of India, Bombay, 1964.

  • __________et.al., An Advanced History of India, Macmillan, Madras, 1978.
  • Radhakrishnan, S, The Hindu View of Life, London, 1957.


  • Raman, Varadaraja V, Glimpses of Indian Heritage, Popular, Bombay, 1989.

  • Rawlinson, H.G, India: A Short Cultural History, London, 1965.

  • Shastri, K.A.N., Aspects of Indian History and Culture, 1974.

  • Stein, Burton, A History of India, Blackwell, 1998.

  • Thapar, Romila, A History of India, Vol. I, Penguin Books, 1985 edition.


F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semesters I and II
HISTORY OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND CULTURE – I

and

HISTORY OF SCIENCE, ARTS AND CULTURE - II

Suggested Readings:

  • Barnes, H.E., The History of Western Civilisation, Harcourt Brace, 2 vols. 1935.

  • Bailey C. and Others, The Legacy of Rome, Oxford, 1929.

  • Cheney, S., A World History of Art, Viking, 1937.

  • Collins, R.W., A History of Medieval Civilisation, Ginn, 1936.

  • Cotterill, H.B., Ancient Greece: A Sketch of its Art, Literature and Philosophy viewed in connection with its External History, Stokes, 1913

  • Dietz, D. The Story of Science,Dodd Mead, 1934 .

  • Durant, The Story of Civilisation.

  • Freidell, E., A Cultural History of the Modern Age, Knopf, 1930-32.

  • Gardner, H. Art Through the Ages, Harcourt Brace, 1926.
  • Haskin, C.H., Studies in Medieval Culture, Oxford, 1929.


  • Hiriyanna, M, Outline of Indian Philosophy

  • Lenard, P. Great Men of Science,Macmillan, 1933.

  • Porter, A.K., Medieval Architecture, Baker and Taylor, 1909, 2Vols.

  • Swain, J.E., A History of World Civilisation, Eunasia Publishing House, New Delhi.

  • Singer, C. A Short History of Medicine, Oxford, 1928 .

  • Smith V.A., A History of Fine Art in India, Oxford, 1930.

  • Sarton, G., Introduction to the History of Science, William and Wilkins, 1927-31,2vols.

  • Smith, P. History of Modern Architecture.

  • Smith, P. History of Modern Culture, Holt, 1930-34, 2 Vols.


Web Resources.

F.Y. Foundation Course Paper
Semesters I and II
HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION – I

and

HISTORY OF HUMAN CIVILISATION - II


Suggested Readings :


  • Basham, A.L., (ed.), A Cultural History of India,Delhi, 1975.

  • Burns and Ralph, World Civilization, Vols. I and II, Norton & Co., New York, 1974.

  • Charles, Moraze (ed.), The 19th Century, Vol. V, No.4, UNESCO Civilization Series, George Allen & Unwin, 1975.
  • Childe, Gordon, Man Makes Himself, London, 1965.


  • Garraty and Gay (ed.), History of the World, Harper&Row, 1981.

  • Judd, History of World Civilisation

  • Paul, Johnson, History of the Modern World,Weidenford & Nicholson, 1984.

  • Lewis, Morgan, Ancient Society, Cambridge, 1964.

  • Redfield, Robert, The Primitive World and Its Transformations, London, 1953.

  • Taylor, Edward, Anthropology : An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilisation,New York, 1960.

  • Wiet and Elisseeff, The Great Medieval Period, Vols. III, 1&2.

  • Will and A. Durant, The Story of Civilisation.

  • Swain, J.E., History of World Civilisation.

  • William H. Mc Neill, Rise of the West.


Web Resources.






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