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A History of the Modern World: An Outline (English)

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A History of the Modern World: An Outline (English) (Paperback) Price: Rs. 266

A History of the Modern World: An Outline is a comprehensive book on Modern History for undergraduates and history enthusiasts. The book covers the history of the world from the French Revolution and the Renaissance to the World Wars and the early twenty-first century. In addition, the book discusses political change as a result of turmoil and strife. The book is indispensable to history students as well as to candidates taking up civil services exams that test General Knowledge.

About Ranjan Chakrabarti

Ranjan Chakrabarti works at Vidyasagar University as as the Vice-Chancellor. He is known for: Space and Power in History, Political Economy and Protest and Situating Environmental History among other books.

Specifications of A History of the Modern World: An Outline (English) (Paperback)

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Publisher Primus Books
ISBN-10 9380607504
Number of Pages 416 Pages
Publication Year 2012
Language English
ISBN-13 9789380607504
Binding Paperback
Dimensions
Weight 499 g
Height 0.90 inch
Width 5.40 inch
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Author Ranjan Chakrabarti

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I bought this book to prepare the 'world history' part of Civil Services Mains GS Paper I. Considering the lack of good Indian books on the topic, this is a welcome effort. It gives a broad overview of the period 1789 - 1945. There is no coverage of the the post-1945 period. The facts including major events, dates and personalities are given well, but analysis and elaboration is lacking. Not surprising given that the whole topic is covered in just 350 pages. The book is not edited well, plenty of spelling mistakes, and even discontinuity in the text at a couple of places. Finally, the book is …
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Shobhit

Sep 18, 2013

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Not upto the mark

I bought this book hoping to get a crisp concise idea on modern world history for Civil Services Exams. However, I was disappointed with it and I lost my patience mid-way. It is definitely a good effort by the author - it is well researched and explains peculiar terms, but I guess that is about it. The link between events is not established very well and there is ambiguity in the text, sometimes also because of grammatical errors, excessive use of passive voice and pronouns. It does not take things from the basic and proceeds on various assumptions because of which the reader may often have to…
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Abhimanyu Shekhar

Jul 19, 2014

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The book presents many facets and facts of each part of the modern history. Printed in nice paper and written in a Wikipedia-style documentary taste, the approach to explain the most boring of proceedings with tonnes of facts in a neutral manner deserves applauding.

The best part is that each chapter concludes with memorable personalities, dates, and quotes, along with the summary. This book is a professional retelling of the modern world's story that is good for even the experts, examination preparation, and casual reading.

Sometimes, there's too much detail and blunder on p…
 

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