Get textbooks on google play rent and save from the world's largest ebookstore read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Social science module - 1 impact of british rule on india: economic, social and cultural (1757-1857) india and the world through the ages 106 notes 52 methods of colonisation in india. The british impact on society and culture • when the british came to india they brought many changes and new ideas such as liberty, equality, freedom and human rights from the renaissance and the reformation movements. The major impact was seen on india merchants which were now under control of the british :- so trade suffered british by importing cheap machine manufactured goods into india :- smashed the market for indian artisan and textile , so large no of people were jobless.
34 education about asia volume 13, number 2 fall 2008 world history: 1750-1914 t he period 1700 to 1900 saw the beginnings, and the develop-ment, of the british empire in india. The impact of the british empire in india essay 1659 words | 7 pages for better or for worse, britain has had a lasting effect on india india became a part of the british empire in the 1876 but gained its independence in 1947. The impact of british rule on india's education system encouraged repetition and memorization textbook culture is a result of british desire for civil servants.
The presence of the british, under the british east india company from 1600-1857 , and the british crown from 1858 until 1947, had been a major influence in defining india's political and social structures. An average indian farmer was more prosperous in 17th century india under mughals as compared to the early 20th century british rule according to dr tara chand's research as far as trade is. Changes of fashion are as decisive, though perhaps not as frequent, in thought as in clothes, and one of the most interesting examples of such a change is provided by the contrast between the self-confident imperialism of nineteenth-century britain and the vague belief of the english-speaking.
British rule in india caused a transformation of india's economy into a colonial economy, ie, the structure and operation of indian economy were determined by the interests of the british economy. Positive effects of the british rule in india james mill, a scottish economist and political philosopher of 19th century, thought the following about india. That is why the british impact was abiding and lasting on the indian people prompting religious and reformation movement: indian response to western impact was a first noticed in the field of religion.
Actually, more british involvement made india weaker the harvard business school's lakshmi iyer did a formal study on the colonial legacy in india and found it lacking. The history of the british raj refers to the period of british rule on the indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947 the system of governance was instituted in 1858 when the rule of the east india company was transferred to the crown in the person of queen victoria (who in 1876 was proclaimed empress of india. The greatest impact of british policies was the drain of wealth from india the indian economy, no doubt, was primarily a rural economy, but indian artisans produced goods in bulk to meet the demands of indian and european buyers. A series of conquests expanded the territory held by the british and the idea of responsible trusteeship began to creep into the thinking of the individuals charged with governing british india the freebooters of the 18th century were giving way to the bureaucrats of the 19th century. The india the british entered was a wealthy, thriving and commercialising society: that was why the east india company was interested in it in the first place far from being backward or.
This shows that the british had quite a big impact on india because it was the first time that the british had interfered with indian customs and changed one on the positive side, it stopped many wives committing suicide. Economic impact of the british rule in india was really vast the chief motive of the british to establish political control in india was mainly associated with the exploitation of economic and commercial conditions of the country. The british view tended to portray british rule as a charitable exercise - they suffered india's environment (eg climate, diseases) in order to bring to india good government and economic development (eg railways, irrigation, medicine.
The british raj (/ r ɑː dʒ / from rāj, literally, rule in hindustani) was the rule by the british crown in the indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947 the rule is also called crown rule in india, or direct rule in india. Effects of british imperialism on india negative: positive: cultural cultural british destroyed the native culture of india some cultural changes were good. impact of british rule in india the impact of british rule in india had been widespread throughout the country and affected all the aspects of social, political and economic views of india the invasion of british to india had perhaps emerged during the 16th century, when british missionaries had sailed to india to spread christianity. British empire: british empire, a worldwide system of dependencies—colonies, protectorates, and other territories—that over a span of some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of great britain and the administration of the british government.
British organised the administration levels of india so that we can say that indian administration is a legacy of british administration india the khaki in the mid-1800s, british soldiers in india began dyeing their white uniforms a dusty colour, using anything from muddy water to tea (camellia sinensis. The british raj (/ r d / from rj, literally, rule in hindustani) was the rule by the british crown in the indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947 the rule is also called crown rule in india, or direct rule in india. Impact of british rule in india had been widespread throughout the country and affected the cultural, technological, religious, social, political and economic state of india.