A Brief History of Modern India (English, Paperback, Rajiv Ahir)
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- Language: English
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Spectrum Books
- ISBN: 9788179304747, 8179304744
- Edition: 2013
- Pages: 416
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The book offers a concise overview of India's struggle for freedom from British rule alongwith a discussion of various developments in education, administration, social reforms and other fields between The book will be of immense use for a candidate of the civil services examination at the Mains level.
Table of Contents
1. The Revolt of 1857
- Economic Causes
- Political Causes
- Administrative Causes
- Socio-Religious Causes
- Influence of Outside Events
- Discontent Among Sepoys
- Beginning and Spread
- Storm Centers and Leaders of the Revolt
- Suppression of Revolt
- Causes of Failure of Revolt
- Hindu-Muslim Unity Factor
- Nature of the Revolt
2. Religious and Social Reform Movements
- Genesis of the Awakening
- Social Reform
- A General Survey of Socio-Cultural Reform Movements and their Leaders
- Positive Contributions of Reform Movements
- Negative Aspects of Reform Movements
3. The Struggle Begins
- Moderate Phase and Early Congress (1858-1905)
- Factors in Growth of Modern Nationalism
- Political Associations Before the Indian National Congress
- Pre-Congress Campaigns
- Indian National Congress—its Aims and Objectives
- Methods of Political work of the Early Moderates (1885-1905)
- Contributions of Moderate Nationalists
- An Evaluation of the Early Nationalists
- Role of Masses
- Attitude of the Government
4. National Movement 1905-1918
- Why Militant Nationalism Grew
- The Swadeshi and Boycott Movement
- The Movement Under Militant Leadership
- Extent of Mass Participation
- All India Aspect
- Annulment of Partition
- Why did the Swadeshi Movement Fizzle out?
- The Surat Split
- The Government Strategy
- Revolutionary Terrorism
- Morley-Minto Reforms 1909
- First World War and Nationalist Response
- Home Rule League Movement
- Lucknow Session of the Indian National Congress 1916
- Montagu’s Statement August 1917
5. National Movement 1919-1939 Era of Mass Nationalism
- Why Nationalist Resurgence Now
- Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms and Government of India Act, 1919
- Rowlatt Act
- Emergence of Gandhi
- Gandhi in India
- Gains from Champaran, Ahmedabad and Kheda
- Satyagraha Against the Rowlatt Act First Mass Strike
- Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (April 13,1919)
- Khilafat and Non-Cooperation Movement
- Swarajists and No-Changers
- Emergence of New Forces During the 1920s
- Revolutionary Terrorism During the 1920s
- Growth of Communalism
- Anti-Simon Commission Upsurge
- Nehru Report
- The Run-up to Civil Disobedience Movement
- Civil Disobedience Movement
- First Round Table Conference (November 1930-January 1931)
- Gandhi-Irwin Pact
- Evaluation of Civil Disobedience Movement
- Karachi Congress Session 1931
- Second RTC and Second Civil Disobedience Movement
- Communal Award and Poona Pact
- Gandhi’s Harijan Campaign
- Strategic Debate
- The First Stage Debate
- Government of India Act,
- The Second Stage Debate
- 28 Months of Congress Rule in Provinces
6. National Movement : Towards
- Freedom and Partition 1939-1947
- Second World War and Nationalist Response
- August Offer
- Individual Satyagrahas
- Cripps Mission
- Quit India Movement
- Famine of
- Rajagopalachari formula
- Desai-Liaqat Pact
- Wavell Plan
- The Indian National Army
- Post-War National Upsurge June 1945 to February 1946
- Congress Election Campaign and INA trials
- Three Upsurges Winter of 1945-46
- Election Results
- The Cabinet Mission
- Communal Holocaust and the Interim Government
- Attlee’s Statement February 20, 1947
- Towards Partition
- Mountbatten Plan, June 3, 1947
- Indian Independence Act
- Problems of Early Withdrawal
- Integration of States
- Why Congress Accepted Partition?
7. Administrative Changes after 1857
- Administration: Central, Provincial, Local
- Changes in the Army
- Public Services
- Princely States
- Administrative Policies
- Foreign Policy
8. Economic Impact of British Rule in India
- Deindustrialisation Ruin of Artisans and Handicraftsmen
- Impoverishment of Peasantry
- Emergence of New Land Relations, Ruin of Old Zamindars
- Stagnation and Deterioration of Agriculture
- Commercialisation of Indian Agriculture
- Development of Modern Industry
- Rise of Indian Bourgeoisie
- Economic Drain
- Famine and Poverty
- Nationalist Critique of Colonial Economy
9. Development of Indian Press
- Early Regulations
- Struggle by Early Nationalists to Secure Press Freedom
- Vernacular Press Act,
- During and After the First World War
- During the Second World War
- After Independence
10. Development of Education
- A Humble Beginning by Charter Act of 1813
- Orientalist-Anglicist Controversy
- Efforts of Thomson
- Wood’s Despatch (1854)
- Hunter Education Commission (1882-83)
- Indian Universities Act, 1904
- Government Resolution on Education Policy 1913
- Saddler University Commission (1917-19)
- Education Under Dyarchy
- Hartog Committee (1929)
- Wardha Scheme of Basic Education (1937)
- Sergeant Plan of Education
- After Independence
- Kothari Education Commission (1964-66)
- Development of Vernacular Education
- Development of Technical Education
- Evaluation of British Policy on Education
11. Brief Notes on Some Aspects of British Rule
- British Social and Cultural Policy in India
- Civil Services
- Development of Constitution from 1773 to 1858
12. The Indian States
- I. East India Company’s Struggle for equality with Indian States from a Position of Subordination (1740-1765)
- II. Policy of Ring Fence (1765-1813)
- III. Policy of Subordinate Isolation (1813-1857)
- IV. Policy of Subordinate Union (1857-1935)
- V. Policy of Equal Federation (1935-1947)
- VI. Integration and Merger
13. Civil Rebellions and Tribal Uprisings 1757-1900
- Bengal and Eastern India
- Western India
- South India
- North India
- Weaknesses of these Uprisings
14. Peasant Movements 1857-1947
- Peasantry under Colonialism
- A Survey of Early Peasant Movements
- Changed Nature of Peasant Movements After 1857
- Later Movements
- Peasant Activity in Provinces
- During the War
- Post-War Phase
- Balance-Sheet of Peasant Movements
15. The Movement of the Working Class
- Earlier Efforts
- During Swadeshi Upsurge
- During the First World War and After
- During and After the Second World War
- After Independence
16. The Evolution of Nationalist Foreign Policy
- 1880 to First World War: Anti-Imperialism and Pan-Asian Feeling
- World War I
- 1920s and 1930s Identifying with Socialists
- After 1936 Anti-Fascism
- After Independence
Ready Reference Data
- Personalities Associated with Specific Movements
- Governors-General and Viceroys of India: Significant Events in their Rule
- North-East Frontier Tribal Movements Year, Region, Major Causes
- Other Tribal Movements : Period, Region, Causes and Consequences
- Constitutional Development in India at a Glance
- Indian National Congress Annual Sessions
- Famous Trials of the Nationalistic Period
- Socio-Religious Reform Movements
- Caste Movements
- Peasant Movements
- Newspapers and Journals
- Publication Year
- Authored By
- Rajiv Ahir