Education & Reference

June 3, 2019


"HISTORY OF TAMIL NADU: From 1529 A.D. to 1801 A.D." by C. Manoranjithamoni

The history of Tamil̤ Nāḍu from the sixteenth century to the eighteenth is eventful with political developments which had far-reaching consequences. It was a significant period in which non-Tamil̤ rulers ruled the country which ultimately led to the establishment of foreign rule. The period commences with the appointment of the Telugu-speaking Vijayanagar governors in the Madurai, Thañjāvūr and Señji regions. The decline of the Vijayanagar rule led to the rule of the Marāthas in Thañjāvūr and the Mughals in the Carnatic. The invasion of the Tamil̤ country by the Mughal general, Zulfikar Khan, made the Tamil̤ States tributaries of the Mughals and established the rule of the Carnatic Nawabs. This period witnessed the efforts of European powers to establish trade centres. The war of succession between the two dynasties of the Carnatic Nawabs and the wars between the competitive trading countries, the English and the French, had their impact on the native powers which thereby became weakened. By providing military and financial aid to native powers, the British gradually took over their territories and expanded the Madras Presidency. Another notable feature is that the success in getting political power in the Tamil̤ country encouraged the British to acquire political power in North India using their base in the Tamil̤ country as a springboard. Native rulers’ military weakness and tendency to allow foreign powers to interfere in native politics and Muhammad Ali’s total reliance on the English to control his subordinates and meet his financial needs necessitated by his extravagant lifestyle were contributary factors which helped the English, who came as traders, become rulers of the country.In this period, resenting the interference and oppression of the British, the poligars rose against them.


April 18, 2019

Generate Passive Income

"Generate Passive Income: 3 Easy Ways to Generate Passive Income by forte" by Vincent Willis

Did you know that you can earn an extra income without trading your time for money? Are you thinking of taking your family for a vacation, paying your kid’s college fee or paying off your mortgage? Do you need a little extra income to cover all your expenses? Maybe you are a stay at home mom looking to contribute to the family’s finances at the comfort of your home? Are you motivated enough to invest in having a good Passive income stream?” Well, we've got you covered. In this book you will get an in-depth understanding of: -What a Passive income really is -The importance of having a Passive income stream -How to identify your strengths to find ways to create passive income. I will also show you how you can perform an individual SWOT analysis and MBTI personality test so that you can leverage your strengths in investing in a brilliant Passive income that suits you. You can build yourself and realize your dreams by: -Identifying marketable skills you have -Understanding various types of Passive income available -Setting goals and perform thorough research -Aligning your skills and strengths with the needs and preferences of your target audience -Developing a Passive income stream -Identifying an optimized marketing funnel -Scaling-up With the right Passive income stream, you can make money fast, master of Passive income, financial independence and retire early. Remember that wealthy people invest their time in coming up with business ideas that make explosive money. So what it is going to be for you in 2019? Are you ready to free your time and build an empire?


April 4, 2019

American Leadership

"American Leadership: What Makes a Great Leader" by Dr. Ionel Coltea

Dr. Ionel Coltea strives to find the answer to the age-old question; "What Makes A Great Leader?" After studying the behavioral attributes of Americans, thousands of business leaders, the resulting data could reveal commonalities that define strong leadership. But could science and behavioral psychology be successfully applied to extract these leadership "revelations" from data? Since the inception of business, have organizations have searched for clues to help rare combination of successful leaders. They have searched for men and women of vision with the rare combination of traits that help them serve as motivator, business driver, and authority figure. The concept of leadership has been widely observed and frequently studied, but a thorough understanding of what defines successful leadership has always remained just out of reach. By forming concise "leadership recipe", the never-ending search for quality leaders could finally be simplified to a standardized set of characteristics that might help predict successful leadership in any organization.


April 3, 2019

5 Steps To Success

"5 Steps To Success" by Storey Publishing

Rome wasn't built in a day, but they were busy laying bricks by the hour, as the great English playwright John Heywood once said. The same can be said when it comes to enjoying meaningful successes in life, i.e., it takes time and multiple important action steps or "bricks." And in this book, you will learn about the 5 important steps towards achieving success in life. While the context may be more about career, the principles in this book – the 5 steps – can be applied to just about any area of your life that you'd like to succeed in. Are you ready to start your success journey?