CBSE Class-12 Syllabus 2019-20 (History)

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CBSE Class-12 Syllabus 2019-20 (History)



HISTORY (Code No. 027)

Class XII - Syllabus (2019-20)

Paper One Theory                                                                                            Max Marks: 100(80+20)

Units

Periods

Marks

Themes in Indian History Part-I Units 1 - 4

55

25

Themes in Indian History Part-II Units 5 - 9

65

25

Themes in Indian History Part-III Units 10 - 15

80

25

Unit 16 : Map Work 

10

05

Project work

10

20

 

220

100

Class XII: Themes in Indian History

Themes

Objectives

PART - I

1.   The Story of the First Cities: Harappan

Archaeology.                                         (13) Broad overview: Early urban centres.

Story of discovery: Harappan civilization

Excerpt:  Archaeological  report  on  a  major site.

Discussion:  How  it  has  been  utilized   by archaeologists/historians.

2.   Political and Economic History: How     (14) Inscriptions tell a story.

Broad   overview:   Political    and   economic history from the Mauryan to the Gupta period.

Story   of   discovery:   Inscriptions   and   the decipherment  of  the  script.  Shifts   in   the understanding     of            political                        and economic history.

Excerpt: Asokan inscription and Gupta period land grant.

Discussion:  Interpretation  of  inscriptions  by historians.

3.   Social Histories: Using the Mahabharata (14)

 

  • Familiarize the learner with early urban centres as economic and social institutions.
  • Introduce the ways in which new data can lead to a revision of existing notions of history.
  • Illustrate steps of making archaeological reports.
  • Familiarize the learner with major trends in the political    and    economic      history     of    the subcontinent.
  • Introduce inscriptional analysis and the ways in which these have shaped the understanding of political and economic processes.
  • Familiarize  the  learner  with  issues  in  social history.

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