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Modern Indian History | VD Mahajan - S.CHAND

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ISBN : 9789352836192
Pages : 720
Binding : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : S. Chand
Size : 6.75 x 9.5
Year : 1990

About the Book-

This book is written in an easy-to-understand language, this informative and well-written textbook provides an interpretive and comprehensive account of the history of modern India from 1707 to the present day. Organised into 44 chapters in two parts, the textbook commences with a discussion on the decline and disintegration of the Mughal Empire and walks us through the advent of Europeans and the phases of British imperialism. It also provides a detailed discussion on the important aspects of Indian National Movement introducing contributions of prominent leaders of the Movement. It is fortified with questions at the end of each chapter to help students prepare for the examinations. Besides the students of History and Law, this textbook would also be of immense value to the aspirants of various competitive examinations, especially IAS, PCS and NET.

Table of Content-

Part A:

  1. Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire
  2. Rise of Autonomous States
  3. Society and Culture in the Eighteenth Century

Part B:

  1. The Advent of Europeans in India
  2. Rise and Growth of the English and French East India Companies
  3. Anglo-French Struggle for Supremacy in the Deccan
  4. The English in Bengal from 1757 to 1772
  5. Warren Hastings (1772-85)
  6. Lord Cornwallis and Sir John Shore
  7. Lord Wellesley (1798-1805)
  8. Lord Hastings and Amherst
  9. Rise and Fall of the Peshwas
  10. William Bentinck to Auckland
  11. Ellenborough and Hardinge
  12. Maharaja Ranjit Singh and His Successors
  13. Lord Dalhousie (1848-56)
  14. The Revolt of 1857
  15. Canning to Lytton
  16. Ripon to Elgin (1880-98)
  17. Lord Curzon (1899-1905)
  18. India since Lord Minto
  19. Constitutional Development
  20. Growth of Central and Provincial Legislatures
  21. he Nationalist Movement in India
  22. Establishment of Pakistan
  23. Leaders of Modern India
  24. Decentralisation of Finance
  25. Public Services in India
  26. Growth of Local Self-Government in India
  27. History of the Press in India
  28. History of Education
  29. Religious and Social Development
  30. Anglo-Afghan Relations
  31. The North-Western Frontier Policy
  32. The Indian States
  33. Legacy of British Rule in India
  34. Economic Impact of British Rule in IndiaFam
  35. ines in India and Development of Famine Policy
  36. Peasants' Movement and Uprisings
  37. The Left Movements in India
  38. Role of Mahatma Gandhi in the Nationalist MovementTh
  39. e Renaissance in India
  40. Political, Cultural and Social Impact of British Rule
  41. Changes in Land Revenue Settlement
  42. Chronological Table
  43. Index

About Publisher-

S. Chand Group is one of India’s leading publishing companies. They are in the market for more than seventy years. They develop and publish quality books for students from primary level classes to higher academic levels, including engineering, commerce, management, basic sciences and other courses. It is the first Indian publishing company to be ISO 9001:2008 certified. S. Chand Group is one of the few publishing houses in India with an in-house integrated publishing solution and with a massive distribution network of twenty four locations throughout the country. Their books conform to various syllabus patterns of different education boards and universities.


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