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NCERT Class 6 History Chapter 1: What, Where, How & When?

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Temporal Variation

WHAT?

  • Food

  • Cloths

  • House

“Those who don’t study the past are condemned to repeat it”

WHERE?

  • Food gatherers

  • Hunters

  • Animal rearing

  • Travel

  • Wars

  • Kingdoms

“History is studied geographically and geography is studied historically”

Map of Temporal Variation For History

Map of Temporal Variation for History

Names of India

  • From Indus – Sindhu in Sanskrit

  • Iranians & Greeks – Hindos or Indos

  • Bharata – people in NW in Rigveda (Sanskrit)

Finding the Past – HOW

  • Manuscripts (written by hand)

    • On Palm leaves or Birch tree bark

    • In Sanskrit, Prakrit or Tamil

  • Inscriptions (writings on hard surface)

  • Stone or metal or baked clay

  • Have script – letter or sign

  • Archaeology

    • Things made and used in past

    • Explored by archaeologists – excavate

    • Bones of animals to find what people ate

Life Differs

  • King

  • Queen

  • Merchant

  • Trader

Andaman – get own food

Cities – depend on others for food supplies

When

  • Anno Domini (AD) and Before Christ (BC)

  • AD: In the Year of the Lord

  • AD or CE (Common Era)

  • BC or BCE (Before Common Era)

  • BP (Before Present)

Image of Anno Domini (AD) And Before Christ (BC) For History

Image of Anno Domini (AD) and Before Christ (BC) for History

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