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Political, Economic and Social Life During Harappan Civilization (for UPSC CSE)
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This lesson is in continuation with the previous lesson, where Agam had shed light on the basic features and the theories related to Harappan Civilization. In this lesson, he starts explaining the political life during this civilization. Next, he briefs completely about the economic life during that period. Lastly, Agam sheds light on various important points related to the social life of people during Harappan Civilization.​

Agam jain
AIR 133 in UPSC CSE 2015. Also pursued B.Tech. in Electronics & Chemical Engineering. Loves to play music and read books.

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sir pls explain what is soil liquefaction?
Soil liquefaction occurs when a saturated or partially saturated soil substantially loses strength and stiffness in response to an applied stress such as shaking during an earthquake
Ruchika Joshi
a year ago
ok sir thank u ☺
scientific development in Harrapan period???
Agam jain
3 years ago
Covered separately. Will upload soon.
thanks sir
sir please history optionals ki answer writing bata do ,, how did u write answers ? if possible show us a answer ,, please let us know WHAT TO AVOID WHILE writing an history answer ,,, and PLEASE REPLY SIR , IF U GET ONE MORE CHANCE OF REWRITING YOUR HISTORY OPTIONAL PAPER WHAT ALL INNOVATION WOULD U DO IN THE ANSWER PAPER AND WHAT YOU WOULD SCRATCH ..... PLEASE PLEASE LET US KNOW !!! THANK YOU
Priyanka Priya
3 years ago
sir upload the vedic age lesson too, as mentioned in the overview lesson..
Priyanka Priya
3 years ago
sir please upload the vedic age lesson too, as mentioned in the overview lesson..
SIR ......... WHERE I GET MEDIVEL HISTORY COURSE
Roshan Kumar
3 years ago
Upload the lesson of Post mauryan period in hindi
Pruthvi Raj
3 years ago
i want know about answer writing structure for MAINS
Sir you have not covered lectures on Vedic age, jainism & mahajanapadas period. I request you to please upload videos sooner. Thankyou !
Sir you have not covered lectures on Vedic age, jainism & mahajanapadas period. I request you to please upload videos sooner. Thankyou !
Sir you have not covered lectures on Vedic age, jainism & mahajanapadas period. I request you to please upload videos sooner. Thankyou !
Sir please upload lectures on Vedic Age Jainism & Mahajanapada period too...
Ajit Kumar
3 years ago
sir i'm hindi medium student but i'm b.tech final year student . ab mai confuse hu ki hindi me preparation kru ki english me sir plz reply me
Ajit Kumar
3 years ago
sir plz aap history optional pe ek lession banaiye na. booklist and prepare planing.
Ajit Kumar
3 years ago
sir history optional pe book list ka ek lession upload kijiye na plz plz plz.
Jugesh Sharma
3 years ago
Hello sir,plz make video on modern Indi
Agam Sir, Please make coarse on Medieval and Modern India, If possible.
Ayush Subedi
2 years ago
Vedic civilization?
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Firstly thank you sir. Pura harappa hi samajh mai aagya.interesting ho gya sir,yaad hi ho gya,sir kya aage ka lessons bhi hindi mai hi batyange plz sir,sir aap or sir ko bi boliye ga na wh bi hindi ka used kare bolne mai bs janna chahti hu,ki aap sb kaise sochate h,or UPSC kiya chahta,mai aap sb ko follow karke kuch banna chahti hu,sir aap log k rank dekh kar to lagta h,mai bhi pas kar jau,koi bi rank chalenga,aaj tak koi rank hi nhi aaya.sir kya aap baata sahkte h CSAT papar 2,qualified kaise karu,iskeliye kya karu,sahi jaada ho 40-50 ke bich banna sahku
Mohit Rajpoot
3 years ago
app CSAT ki jyada tension na lo paper ke 1 week pehle last 5 years ke question laga le . its sufficient . do not used special book for this section . maine aisa hi kiya tha and i got 98 marks in this paper . focus more on comprehension beacuse it is simple
very nice sir ji please mordan modival course banado
सिंधु सभ्यता समाज क्या वास्तव में मातृसत्तात्मक था???मृणमूर्ति के आधार पे किसी समाज को मातृसत्तात्मक कैसे कहा जा सकता है????
Agam jain
3 years ago
बिलकुल नहीं कहा जा सकता। लेकिन ये भी एक तर्क दिया गया है इतिहासकार ने। बस तो हमें एक point मिल गया लिखने को।
sir please history optionals ki answer writing bata do ,, how did u write answers ? if possible show us a answer ,, please let us know WHAT TO AVOID WHILE writing an history answer ,,, and PLEASE REPLY SIR , IF U GET ONE MORE CHANCE OF REWRITING YOUR HISTORY OPTIONAL PAPER WHAT ALL INNOVATION WOULD U DO IN THE ANSWER PAPER AND WHAT YOU WOULD SCRATCH ..... PLEASE PLEASE LET US KNOW !!! THANK YOU
Hariom Panday
2 years ago
tell me the main parts of history which are very important for upsc
  1. Harappan civilisation (Part 2) Agam Jain


  2. About Me: AIR 133 (UPSC CSE 2015) S. B.tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering Interests include Reading Books, Playing Music etc. Course Fee: Contribute . Follow me on Unacademy at: https://unacademy.in/user/agam612


  3. Political life - Might be governed by some centralized authority. Why? - Proper town planning (divided into citadel and lower town. Eg- Harappa, Mohenjodaro) . Wide and perpendicular roads Wide and perpendicular roads Wells and proper drainage system. Standard weights and measure used everywhere. no other proper evidences are found


  4. Economic life 1. Primary activities- Surplus agriculture. - Grain storage in Mohenjodaro, Harappa - Secondary economic activities flourished Secondary economic activities flourished Aware of crop rotation. Multiple cropping practiced . Domestication of animals


  5. Economic life 2. Secondary activities- 23) arts and crafts- Seals (trade), toys(entertainment), pottery (storage), beads (ornamentation), terracotta (various figurines) making industries. " Brick manufacturing (house making) Metallurgy Metalsused copper, gold, siver, bronze. Metallurgy. Metals used-copper, gold, silver, bronze.


  6. Economic life 2.b) Trade and commerce Goods exchanged for food grains. Barter system - Seals for authentication - Both land (from Shortughai) and sea trade (from Lothal) .Goods exchanged for food grains. Barter system. Balance of external trade was favourable.


  7. Continued... " Connections with Mesopotamia Copper- Khetri mines, Rajasthan Gold- Kolar mines, Karnataka - Timber-from Manda via Chenab


  8. Social life - Mother goddess found indicates higher status of women Mother goddess found indicates higher status of women - Multiclass Utilitarian and materialistic


  9. Continued... Various beads and ornaments indicates inequality - Literate class Nothing much is found


  10. Science and technology Use of bronze and other metals. xtiles (woven cotton piece found in Mohenjodaro) Drainage system - Drainage system . Standard weights and measures. City laid from east to west to utilize most of the sunlight.