MHI-02: MODERN WORLD Course Code: MHI-02 Assignment Code: MHI-02/AST/TMA/2017-18 Total Marks: 100 Note: Attempt any five questions. The assignment is divided into two Sections 'A' and 'B'. You have to attempt at least two questions from each section in about 500 words each. All questions carry equal marks. SECTION – A 1. Explain the different ways in which the Renaissance contributed towards the making of a new world. 20 2. Write a note on the liberal conception of the State. What was the Gandhian perspective on the State. 20 3. What are the contemporary challenges to democracy? 20 4. Discuss in brief different views on transition from feudalism to capitalism. 20 5. What do you understand by de-colonization? Explain the various approaches towards de- colonization. 20 SECTION – B 6. How did the formation of nation-states and economic development redefine international relations? 20 7. Analyse the major developments in world politics following the Second World War. 20 8. Write a note on the legacy of the Russian Revolution of 1917. 20 9. Do you agree with the view that the “modern industrial development has come at a cost for the entire humankind”? Explain. 20 10. Write short notes on any two of the following in about 250 words each. 10+10 i) Nature of industrial society ii) Development of print technology iii) Commercial capitalism iv) Consumerism.