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Indian & World Geography For Civil Services Preliminary & Main Examinations | Majid Husain - TATA MC-GR HILL

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  • Binding:Paperback

  • Pages: 576

  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Education; Fourth edition (29 August 2017)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 9789352607785

  • ISBN-13: 978-9352607785

  • ASIN: 9352607783

First published in 2011, the book 'Indian and World Geography' was revised for the first time in 2014. Right from its first issue, the book has shown a steady increase in its popularity and readership in India as well as in adjacent countries. Geography as a subject continues to have significant importance in the Civil Services Preliminary as well as the Mains examinations. The second and now the third edition of this book have been revised and updated in the light of the course structure and pattern introduced in 2011. The book is widely used also by aspirants of the State Services Competitive Exams as well as by those appearing for UGC’s NET.

About the Author

Prof Majid Husain is former Head, Department of Geography in Jamia Millia Islamia. He is a prolific writer on the subject of Geography and has written many books for McGraw-Hill. He has been a fellow and President of the Indian National Cartography Association and Vice President of the International Association of Landscape Ecology. His other books published by McGraw-Hill include: Geography of India Understanding Geographical Map Entries Concise Geography Bharat ka Bhugol (in Hindi)


Preface to the Fourth Edition vii
Preface to the First Edition ix
Chapter 1: The Universe and the Solar System 
Chapter 2: Geomorphology
Chapter 3: Climatology 
Chapter 4: Oceanography 
Chapter 5: Biogeography 
Chapter 6: Facts About The World/ Continents/Countries Chapter 7: World Economic Geography Chapter 8: Agriculture 
Chapter 9: Human Geography 
Chapter 10: India–Physical Setting 
Chapter 11: Population 
Chapter 12: Some Economic Issues of India 
Chapter 13: Indian States 

Salient Features

1. Covers the entire syllabus of the Civil Services examination, without any unnecessary detail, in a simple and crisp manner

2. Also interesting for those who are academically interested in the discipline of geography

3. Begins by covering the concepts of physical and economic geography

4. Supported by over 400 maps and diagrams and diagrams that cater to the needs of the Civil Services aspirants 5. References for further reading given at the end of every chapter

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