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The Rise of Magadh Empire (for UPSC CSE)
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As the title of this lesson suggests, Agam has explained the rise of the Magadh empire along with some fascinating topics. As the lesson starts, the factors for the rise of urbanization are explained. Then he explains about the economic, politico - military, and socio - cultural strengths of the Magadh empire are discussed. Then he briefs about the nature of Mayuran Polity. Then he explains the changes which the emperor Ashoka brought in, the positives and negatives of it.

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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make a course on history sir plz ...
It feels great when you end your videos with Jai Hind.
Awesome course IPS Sir....i m huge fan of yours...please sir if u ever get time..make more awesome courses...thank u sir..
is this the ncert syllabus of 12th class?? is this enough for the medieval history preparation?
for medival history u can read satish chandra it is sufficient for medival
Anushkaa siingh
2 years ago
abhishek srivastav sir ka course dekho. bahut achha hai
  1. MAGADH EMPIRE PART 1 Presented by- Agam Jain

  2. ABOUT ME > Engineer > AIR-133 (CSE- > Course Fee- Contribute AIR-133 (CSE-2015)- 2015)-POLICE WALA Follow me on Unacademy

  3. FACTORS FOR RISE OF URBANIZATION Availability of agricultural surplus. Knowledge of scripts Monetization of economy (punch marked coins) Emergence of guilds. Political unification Positive religious policy of heter > Monetization of economy (punch marked coins) > Positive religious policy of heterodox sects.

  4. RISE OF MAGADH EMPIRE Economic strength- A. Fertile plains. B. Favorable climatic conditions. C. Arts/crafts highly developed D. Trade/commerce developed (tamralipti main port)

  5. Politico-military strength- A. Had natural defense (Rajgir surrounded by 5 hills, later Patliputra surrounded by 3 rivers) B. Availability of iron mines. C. Forest resources available D. Elephants were only found in eastern India and thus used in military

  6. Socio-cultur A. Located outside the vedic influence. B. Positive philosophies of heterodox sects. al strength- Role of the rulers- Bimbisara, Ajatshatru, Shishunag, Mahapadma Nanda were great rulers. 1.

  7. NATURE OF MAURYAN POLITY Monarchical. Secular. Provincial svstem developed. State played role in economy. > Elements of bureaucracy (Teertha, Adhyaksha, Mahamatya) Military sta te elements present.

  8. CHANGES UNDER ASHOKA Welfare of the subjects Organized Dhamma yatras. Constitutional character (described duties of officials on edicts) > Policy of Dhammaghosh instead of Bherighosh.

  9. Positives- A. Political unification of the subcontinent. B. Progress in agriculture, arts and crafts, trade and commerce. C. Peace and stability. D. Closer contact with outside world E. Separate civil and criminal courts.

  10. Negatives- A. Depended on personality of the king. B. Judicial system was harsh and cruel C. B D. Spies were maintained thus privacy. was misused at times.