Sources 8th Notes KSEEB Social Science
→ History is the systematic study of the past events.
→ Historians collect the sources, look critically into them, analyze and then write the history.
→ Written documents and literary works are the main sources of history.
→ The literature created by Indians using native languages is called as the native literature.
→ Many foreigners who visited India as travelers, ambassadors, businessmen, officials and missionaries have recorded their observations and experience in their life.
→ Folk story, folk songs, folk legends, ballads and other that pass on from one person to another by word of month.
→ Archeological source are divide into 4 types.
→ Archeological sources are available not only on the surface of the Earth but Also hidden deep in the depths of Earth.
→ Inscriptions mean engraved writing, life stone, rock, metal, ivory, terracotta and others materials that last longer.
→ Many rulers minted gold, silver and copper coins. They gave lots of information about rulers.
→ Monuments are the major sources to write history.
Eg: Palaces, temples, forts and pillars are the important past monuments.