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Modern India(1885-1947) | Sumit Sarkar - PEARSON

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  • ISBN:9789332535749

  • ISBN:9332535744

  • Pages:424

  • Imprint:Pearson Education

  • Binding:Paperback

Modern India provides an insight into the historiography of India and its freedom struggle from the colonial era to the year of Independence. It uses archival data from various sources and collates it with new research elements in the history of the period. As a result, it has been able to provide a critical perspective on the historical, political, social and cultural events of the time.

The book is credited as one of the most widely read books on the topic and has changed our understanding of modern Indian history.

 

It is already prescribed in the following 18 Universities in India as principal text. (It also appears as supplementary text in other Universities).

 A brand new book of tales starring the endearing Jeremy James the little boy who never stops questioning the world - and seeing it from humorous angles In this book Jeremy James learns to swim, holds a car boot sale, foils some tricycle thieves, saves an old lady, causes mayhem at a wedding and cuts his own hair among other things. There s something here for every reader

Recommended Reading:  Calicut University, Calcutta University, Gauhati University, Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, MDU Rohtak, VBSPU, Kota University, CCS University, Kashmir University, MLSU Ajmer, JNVU, Gujarat University, Mumbai University, North Maharashtra University, Baroda University, Christ University, Kannaur University.

 

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Table of Content

CHANGE AND CONTINUITY  
OLD AND NEW APPROACHEs
Phases of Moderate Politics
Roots of Extremism
CHAPTER IV Political and Social Movements
THE VICEROYALTY OF CURZON 
Foreign Policy
Administrative Reforms
Curzon and Nationalists
Partition of Bengal THE SWADESHI MOVEMENT IN BENGAL 
Trends
Boycott and Swadeshi
National Education
Labour Unrest
Samities
Hindu-Muslim Relations
The Shift to Terrorism EXTREMISM IN OTHER PROVINCES 
Punjab
Madras
Maharashtra
The Congress Split
REPRESSION, CONCILIATION AND DIVIDE AND RULE
Morley and Minto
Simla Deputation and Muslim League
Revolutionary Terrorism
WAR AND INDIAN POLITICS 
Revolutionary Activities
Unity at Lucknow
Home Rule Agitation  MOVEMENTS FROM BELOW 
Tribal Revolts
Peasant Movements
Communalism
Caste Movements
Regional Sentiments and Languages
CHAPTER v Mass Nationalism—Emergence and
Problems

WAR, REFORMS AND SOCIETY 
The Montford Reforms Impact of the War
MAHATMA GANDHI 
The Appeal of Gandhi
The Role of Rumour
Champaran, Kheda, Ahmedabad  ROWLATT SATYAGRAHA 
LEADERS AND MASSES 
Gandhi, Khilafat and the Congress
Pressures from Below  NON-COOPERATION AND KHILAFAT 
The All-India Movement
Social Composition
Regional Variations
Chauri-Chaura  DECLINE AND FRAGMENTATION 
No-Changes and Swarajists
Nagpur, Barsad and Vaikom
Constructive Work
Swarajist Politics
Communalism
EMERGENCE OF NEW FORCES 
Political and Economic Tensions
Tribal and Peasant Movements
Caste Movements
Labour
Emergence of the Communists
Revolutionary Terrorism
Subhas and Jawaharlal
CHAPTER VI Nationalist Advance and Economic Depression
AN OVERVIEW 
Cross-Currents in Politics
Depression and India  SIMON BOYCOTT AND LABOUR UPSURGE 
Simon Commission and Nehru Report
Youth Movements
The HSRA
Labour Upsurge and the Communists
Peasant Movements and Bardoli
Business Attitudes
From Dominion Status to Purna Swaraj  CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE 
Towards Salt Satyagraha
Chittagong, Peshawar, Sholapur
Phases of Civil Disobedience
Regional Studies
The Round Table Conference
Gandhi-Irwin Pact
MARCH-DECEMBER : UNEASY TRUCE 
Ambiguities  Pressures from Below  Official Attitudes
SECOND CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE MOVEMENT 
Repression and Resistance
Business Realignments
Harijan Campaign
Return to Council Politics
The Left Alternative
THE CONSTITUTION AND THE CONGRESS 
The Act
Labour and Kisan Movement
Leftism in Literature
Lucknow and Faizpur
Right Consolidation and Business Pressures
CHAPTER VII Political Movements and War
THE CONGRESS MINISTRIES 
Elections and Ministry-making
Congress and Bureaucracy
The Communal Problem
Gandhian Reforms
Capitalists and Congress
Congress and Labour
Congress and Kisans
States Peoples Movement
The Left in the Congress
The Tripuri Crisis
WAR AND INDIAN POLITICS—THE FIRST PHASE
Bureaucratic Counter-offensive
League and Pakistan
Trends within the Congress
Economic Consequences
The New Phase of the War
Cripps Mission
QUIT INDIA, FAMINE, AND THE LAST PHASE OF WAR 
Roots of Rebellion
The All-India Pattern
Social Composition
Regional Variations
The War and the Indian Economy—Famine and Super Profits
The Advance of the League
Azad Hind
Communists and People's War
CHAPTER VIII Freedom and Partition
';THE EDGE OF A VOLCANO' 
Prelude to Negotiations
Simla Conference
INA Trials
RIN Mutiny
 (MARCH-AUGUST): THE CABINET MISSION 
Elections
Cabinet Mission
COMMUNAL HOLOCAUST AND PEASANT REBELLION  
Calcutta, Noakhali, Bihar, Punjab
The Mahatma's Finest Hour
Tebhaga
Punnapra-Vayalar
Telengana
: FREEDOM AND PARTITION 
The Mountbatten Plan
Integration of States
The Fifteenth of August
FURTHER READINGS 
INDEX 
 

Salient Features

The book includes separate Reading Lists for every chapter

 

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