Ancient

Indus Valley Civilization
Vedic Civilization
Pre-Mauryan Age
Buddhism
Jainism
Mauryan Empire
Post Mauryan Period
Ganga Dynasty
Guptas
Post Gupta Period
Badami Chalukyas
Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Kalyani Chalukyas
Pallavas
Chola Empire
Kadambas
Sangam Age
Satavahanas
Vakatakas
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Society

The caste system dominated the Rajput society.

In addition to the four traditional castes, there were many sub castes.

The Brahmins were the privileged class and commanded the greatest respect.

Caste system was not regid at the beginning of the Rajput period but it did become so in the later part of their period.

There were many religious and social groups which stood in the way of social solidarity.

A lot of emphasis was laid on the purity of food.

The use of opium and wine was common.

Meat eating was not a common feature.

Women occupied a high and respectable position in the society.

They developed a high and noble ideal of womanhood. They cared more for personal honour and preferred death to disgrace.

They performed Jauhar when they were threatened by enemies.

But the position of women gradually deteriorated by the end of this age.

Dowry system was prevalent.

Sati became common. Widow remarriage was prohibited. The practice of polygamy was common. Purdah system existed.

In general the condition of an average woman was deteriorating. She was becoming more and more dependent on her male relatives.

Medieval

Muslim Invasions
Delhi Sultans
Mughal Empire
Bahmani Empire
Bhakti Movement
Gajapaties
Hoysalas
Independent Kingdoms
Kakatiyas
Later Pandyas
Marathas
Rajputs
Sikhs
Sur Dynasty
Vijayanagara Empire
Yadavas
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Modern

Advent of Europeans
Constitutional Developments
Establishment of British Rule
Expansion of British Rule
British Rule in India
Education and Press
Governor Generals
National Leaders
Popular Movements
Revolts
Revolutionary Terrorism
Rise of Nationalism
Socio-Religious Movements
Viceroys
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