Colonial, Postcolonial India

Nele Ramrath
Mind Map by Nele Ramrath, updated more than 1 year ago
Nele Ramrath
Created by Nele Ramrath almost 5 years ago
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Abitur Englisch (India) Mind Map on Colonial, Postcolonial India, created by Nele Ramrath on 04/01/2015.

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Colonial, Postcolonial India
1 KARMA

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  • circle of birth, death and rebirth every action has an effect
1.1 good behaviour = higher caste
1.2 bad behaviour = lower caste
2 Caste System
2.1
2.2 since 1949 there are "equal rights" to everyone
2.2.1 slow change
2.2.1.1
2.3 weakened in big cities

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  • avoiding lower casts becomes impossible
2.4 Dalits became more powerful

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  • fight for the promised equality
2.5 today still "used"
2.5.1 no unity in Diversity no equality no acceptance of democracy
2.6 based on Hinduism
3 Legacy of Indian Partition
3.1 Britain left after WW II
3.1.1 who should gain the power?
3.1.1.1 congress party & Muslims demanded a seperate homeland
3.1.1.1.1 deviding the county amongst religious lines

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  • Radcliff drew a line on a paper without visiting or taking consideration of: agricultural hinterlands or industrial centers
3.1.1.1.1.1 India & Pakistan
3.1.1.1.1.1.1 violence
3.1.1.1.1.2 reducing people to religious minorities
3.1.1.1.1.2.1
4 Ghandi Principles
4.1 non violence to fight violence
4.2 truth can not be delivered throug violence
4.3 never oppose the law
4.4 never oppose arrest
4.5 religious freedom
4.6 view was rejected
4.6.1 irrelevant in todays society
5 Postcolonial experience
5.1 Indian diversity = Unity in diversity
5.2 ethinicity

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  • diversity of racial types
5.3 apperace

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  • different dresses, customs, traditions
5.4 35 languages

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  • 22 official
5.5 religions

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  • muslim, catholic, hindu etc.
5.6 foreign impressions
5.6.1 avoid contact with "real" indians
5.6.2 do not understand their traditions
5.6.3 do not know how to handle situation in which they are confronted with their customs
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