Tag - war

[World History] Interwar Years, Hitler-Nazism, Mussolini-Fasism, Second World War- causes, events, outcomes Summary

Prologue WH/WW2: Interwar Years (1919-39): League of nations WH/WW2: Hitler-the Rise of Nazism in Germany WH/WW2: Mussolini-the Rise of Fascism in Italy WH/WW2: Second World War- Factors and Causes WH/WW2: Second World War- Events and Outcomes Prologue Last part of Pratik Nayak’s lecture series on [...]

[World History] Russia Revolution (1917), First World War (1914-19): Causes, Events, Outcomes

Prologue WH: Russian Revolution/P1- Socio Economic Causes WH: Russian Revolution/P2- Political Causes, Events, Outcomes WH-WW1/P1: First World War: Background events WH-WW1/P2: First World War- Events Summary WH-WW1/P3: First World War- Causes Summary WH-WW1/P4: First World War- Outcomes Summary Prologue Pratik Nayak continues further with the [...]

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[Diplomacy] Nepal Logjam (Part 1 of 3): Civil War, Peace-Deal, Constitutional deadlock, Frequent change of Prime Ministers

During British-Raj From 60s to 90s The 90s system 1996-2006: Civil War India’s Nepal Policy: 2005 Main Political Parties Constituent Assembly(CA) Why is there a political crisis/logjam/turmoil in Nepal? Why No Constitution? #1: Presidential system vs Parliamentary system #2: Federation on Ethnic lines [...]

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[World History] Imperialism & Colonization: Africa, Scramble for colonies, Paper Partitions, Slave Trade, Boer War

Prologue Slave Trade Why Slaves needed? Why African slaves preferred? Who ran the slave trade? Slave Trade: British Entry Triangular trade Middle Passage Slave Trade: Why declined? Slave Trade: Consequences Colonization of Africa: The beginning Explorers, traders and Missionaries Why Africa was easily [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch10] First World War: Causes, Consequences, Treaty of Versailles, Triple Alliance

The First World War Imperialist Rivalries Conflicts within Europe Formation of Alliances Incidents Preceding the War The Outbreak of War The Course of the War End of the War Peace Treaties Consequences of the War and the Peace Treaties EXERCISES UPSC has included World [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch12] (Part 2 of 2): Second World War, events, battles, resistance movements

THE SECOND WORLD WAR The Invasion of Poland Conquest of Norway, Denmark, Holland, Belgium and France The Battle of Britain German Invasion of Soviet Union Pearl Harbour: Entry of USA The Battle of Stalingrad The ‘Second Front’ End of the War in Europe [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch13] After WW2: Cold War, NATO, CENTO, SEATO, Warsaw and NAM (Part 2 of 4)

The Cold War Military Blocs NATO SEATO Baghdad Pact CENTO WARSAW Pact Arms Race End of Cold War NON ALIGNED MOVEMENT (NAM) Bandung Conference NAM: opposition to Military blocs NAM: Belgrade Summit Nehru’s speech @1st NAM conference The Cold War A major feature of the [...]

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[Old NCERT World History ch13] After WW2: Asian Independence, Korean war, Vietnam War, Khmer Rouge (Part 3 of 4)

Asian Countries: Independence India Burma Indonesia Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines and Malaysia Chinese Revolution The Korean War Vietnam Partition Vietnam War Cambodia: Khmer Rouge Asian Countries: Independence The rise and growth of nationalism in Asia and Africa has been briefly mentioned in Chapter 12. The [...]

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[World History] Gandhi in South Africa, Transvaal March, Zulu War, Boer War, civil rights movement

Gandhi in South Africa Gandhi: 1890s till 1900s Gandhi in Boer War (1899) Gandhi in Zulu Wars (1906) 1913-14: The Peak of protests Transvaal March 1913 Sugarcane Protests December Enquiry Evaluation of Gandhi in S.Africa #1: Gandhi as an “Integrationist” #2: Gandhi, the [...]

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[Diplomacy] New Cold War- Meaning, Reasons, Timeline

What is NEW Cold War? Afghani get Russian weapons on Indian money What is NEW Cold War? Some Essay / Interview fodder points from Frontline May 2, 2014 column “A new Cold War?” Cold war-meaning: A state of political hostility from 1945 until 1990 between countries [...]

[Defense Diplomacy] Defense FDI relaxed, Navy War-room leak, Exercise Komodo

D1: Exercise Komodo D2: Defense FDI reformed D3: Navy War-room leak & Transfer of Technology contracts D1: Exercise Komodo @Indonesia (28th March to 3rd April) 2014 Navies of many countries: India, Indonesia, USA, China, Russia etc. India has sent INS Sukanya with Chetak helicopter. This [...]