James Mill Divided Indian History into Three Periods Namely ________.

By Mandeep Kumar|Updated : September 7th, 2022
  1. Ancient, Medieval and Modern
  2. North, Middle and South
  3. Hindu, Muslim and British
  4. National, Regional and Local

The correct Option is C.

James Mill divided Indian history into three periods namely Hindu, Muslim and British. It was widely accepted. He thought all Asian societies were at a lower level of civilisation than Europe. According to him, Hindu and Muslim despots ruled the country before the British came to India.

James Mill Divided Indian History into Three Periods

James Mill was a Scottish economist and political philosopher. He published a massive three-volume work, A History of British India. He felt British rule could civilize India. The introduction of European manners, arts, institutions, and laws in India was necessary for this.

He suggested the British to conquer all the territories in India to make sure the enlightenment and happiness of the Indian people. According to him without British help, India was not capable of progress.

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