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9788187449300 1st Edition

Author: Jain
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Mathur and Jain’s History of the Modern World 1500-2000 A. D PB 1st Edition is a comprehensive work on modern history for undergraduates. The book details the history of the world from the Renaissance to the present century, giving details for the enlightenment of students. The book is an essential resource for students aspiring for the UPSC examinations for recruitment into the public sector in India.

About the Authors

Mathur and Jain are Indian academicians working with the Jain Prakashan Mandir publishing house.

Specifications of 9788187449300 1st Edition (Paperback)

Author Jain
Book Details
Publication Year 2013
ISBN-13 9788187449300
ISBN-10 8187449306
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Paperback
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12 February 14
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A terrible book!

I still cannot believe that this book has been recommended as a text by some of the services exam toppers. The book is that terrible! It's not even suitable for cursory reading.

The tone of book is incoherent. The emphasis on topics is misplaced. And it's not that the book is outdated for 2010's (yes, modern history books can get outdated), it's just that I can't imagine that this book was useful to anyone even twenty years back. At best, this book can be a pointer to all the topics to be read for basic world History and then one can probably cover from Wikipedia or google them up!

But most of all, the book needs some major editing. Hungary is misspelled as Hungry. Czech Republic as Check Republic. And in one map, even India is misspelled as Idnia. And I can go on and on about mistakes that are especially unpardonable for a book supposed to be a World History textbook.

In fact, the book seems to be a good old cut-paste job, but from all the wrong sources. Please don't buy it and save 400.

PS: I must admit that the first few pages are a good laugh though: the book is dedicated to his father referred to as 'The Holy Radiance' and what not. And then comes the best part: a fable involving pigeons and teamwork from the pen of Mr. Jain's son, an engineer-turned-entrepreneur. The moral of the fable is explained in case we don't get it.

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