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CLASS - VI UNIT-I OUR PASTS - I Objectives
Themes An Introduction to History
Explain the specific nature of the discipline.
When, Where and How a The time frame under study. b The geographical framework. c Sources.
a Familiarise the learner with the major developments to be studied. b Develop an understanding of the significance of geographical terms used during the time frame.