Geography Of India is a factual, informative and academic book that covers all the aspects of the geography of the Indian subcontinent.
Summary Of The Book
Providing in-depth information on the various concepts and aspects pertaining to Indian geography, Geography Of India is a very helpful guide for students, research scholars, civil services aspirants and academicians.
The book commences with a chapter on the basic structure of India. Thereafter, it provides exhaustive information on its physiography, the climate, its energy resources, and drainage. Topics like Spatial Organisation of Agriculture, Regional Development and Planning and Transport, Communications, and Trade are also discusses in detail.
With assured brevity and accuracy of the text, Geography Of India provides numerous case studies for environmental degradation, agriculture, biodiversity conservation and transportation in India. Updated and reinforced data on India’s forests, its national parks and biosphere reserves and wetlands is also given. New and revised maps highlighting the hazard zones and parts of the Indian ocean prone to pirate attacks have also been provided. The new maps in the book include India Sex Ratio, Western Ghats, and Major Natural Hazards in India.
Geography Of India can be useful for students preparing for the Civil Services exam, as 50 percent of the marks in the geography optional paper is related to Indian Geography.
About Majid Husain
Dr. Majid Husain is an Indian author and professor of Geography.
He has authored books like Human Geography, Indian and World Geography, Systematic Agricultural Geography, 1000 Plus Questions on Indian and World Geography, and Fundamentals of Physical Geography.
Born in Roorkee, Dr. Husain has over forty years of teaching experience, and was the erstwhile President of the Indian National Cartographic Association. He has taught at prestigious universities in New Delhi, Srinagar and Shillong, such as Jamia Milia Islamia and the University of Kashmir. With over 43 years of research experience, he won the Delhi Government Award in 1997 for Best Geography Teacher. Dr. Husain was also awarded the Bhugol Bhushan Award by the Deccan Geographical Society India in 2008.
Good for prelims, not recommended for Optional/mains
2 Feb, 2014
DON'T BUY.....IF YOU ARE NOT IN A MOOD FOR DONATING IT TO A LIBRARY..
18 Nov, 2013
Recommended for Civils
2 Mar, 2013
Good book for CSE Prelims and other competitive examinations
Ganesh Babu S
4 Jul, 2014
Book was missing pages; but got product exchanged
28 Oct, 2013
Data not updated
24 Oct, 2013
Really Good Book
17 Oct, 2013
not up to mark
9 Feb, 2014