History, Sample Thesis Papers

Thesis: History of civilizations

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The Bronze Age is a time in the history of a civilization when it masters the use of metals for various purposes. Various metals, such as copper, iron and alloys were used to make utensils, armor and weapons. This age occurred at different times in different civilizations, but around the same period (3000-1000 BC) in China and South Asia. Archeological findings suggest similarities in the metal works produced, and it is quite possible that trade routes might have facilitated this exchange of information on how to make the best use of metal.

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Thesis: Subcontinent at the Time of Mughals

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The first to venture towards the subcontinent, the Portuguese explorer Vasco De Gama, came in search of spices. The subcontinent at the time of the Mughals was the richest source of spices and agricultural produce. The roaring agricultural industry lured in the Europeans whose only lucrative source of trading was cloth, and that too was a source of concern once the Indian fabric made theirs’ pale in comparison.

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Thesis: Mughal Imperialism

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According to Reza, the very idea of civilization is akin to multiple interpretations and a straightforward generalization cannot suffice for a wholesome perspective. As far as the idea of clash is concerned, undeniably it is healthy but a clash of perspectives cannot be devoid of motive. And the conspicuous underlying motive behind the fall of the Mughal Imperialism was power, aristocracy and monopolization of the economies. The Mughals were rich in wealth, opulence, agriculture and this tempted the Europeans to exploit their economy.

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Thesis: European Encounters with the Mughal Empire

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Samuel Huntington mentioned in his article ‘Clash of the Civilizations’, “It is my hypothesis that the fundamental source of conflict in this new world will not be primarily ideological or primarily economic. The great divisions among humankind and the dominating source of conflict will be cultural. Nation states will remain the most powerful actors in world affairs, but the principal conflicts of global politics will occur between nations and groups of different civilizations. The clash of civilizations will dominate global politics. The fault lines between civilizations will be the battle lines of the future.” (The Nation, 2001) This is an exemplary piece of a timeless thought that Huntington shared with the rest of the world, claiming that most conflicts between societies are a result of cultural deflection. However, when put into perspective with regard to the great divide of the Indian subcontinent and the feisty Mughal regime, this particular thought does not yield any conspicuous evidence as such.

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