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History of Modern India 1st Edition  (English, Paperback, Bipin Chandra)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Orient BlackSwan
    • ISBN: 9788125036845, 8125036849
    • Edition: 1stEdition, 2009
    • Pages: 351
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    Published in the year 2009, History Of Modern India is a book that revolves around the history of British India, throwing light on the nationalist movement and colonialism.

    Summary Of The Book

    History Of Modern India is a book that is written by renowned historian, Bipan Chandra. The contents of this book are a result of Chandra’s research on the subjects of colonialism and nationalism in the country. Apart from his research, Chandra has also drawn from the works of renowned historians during that time in history.

    In total, there are 14 chapters in this book that cover different periods in Indian history. Some of the chapters in this book include Indian States And Society In The Eighteenth Century, Religious And Social Reform After 1858, The Struggle For Sawaraj, The Nationalist Movement, European Penetration And The British Conquest, Social And Cultural Awakening In The First Half Of The Nineteenth Century, The Decline Of The Mughal Empire, and The Revolt Of 1857. Some other chapters include The Nationalist Movement: 1858-1905, Administrative Changes After 1858, and Administrative Organisation And Society And Cultural Policy.

    This book doesn’t focus on the political factors during that period, but deals with the economic, religious, and social history of India. Through the course of this book, Chandra provides insight on several events in modern Indian history such as the establishment of the British East India Company, which led to a tightened grip of the British over India. Chandra also explains that the major reason behind the colonial rule was to exploit India by means of investment and trade. The chapters in this book are arranged in chronological order, starting from the British Rule to the independence of the country. This piece of literature provides its readers with loads of information on the nationalist movement, throwing light on the contributions made by several different individuals. This book is a must-have for history students as well as for those who want to gain insight into the history of modern India.

    This book was published by Orient Blackswan in 2009.

    About Bipan Chandra

    Bipan Chandra is a renowned author and historian from India. Apart from this book, Chandra has written a number of other books, and they include Essays on Colonialism, The Epic Struggle, Communalism in Modern India, The Rise And Growth Of Economic Nationalism In India: Economic Policies Of Indian National Leadership, Indian National Movement: The Long Term Dynamics, and In The Name Of Democracy: The JP Movement And The Emergency.

    Chandra was born in Himachal Pradesh, and he completed his schooling from Forman Christian College in Lahore. He completed his degree from Stanford University, USA, and went on to earn a doctorate from the University of Delhi. For several years, Chandra served as a professor at Hindu College, Delhi. Later, he taught history at Jawaharlal Nehru University. In the year 1985, he was selected to be the General President of the Indian History Congress. He has also served as the Chairman of the National Book Trust, New Delhi. Chandra has also been a part of the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

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      • 2009
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    • Table of Contents

      • 1. The Decline of the Mughal Empire
        2. Indian States and Siciety in the Eighteenth Century
        3. European Penetration and the british Conquest
        4. The Structures of Government and the Economic Policies of the British Empire in India
        5. Administrative Organisation and Social and Cultural Policy
        6. Social and Cultural Awakening in the first Half of the Nineteenth Century
        7. The Revolt of 1857
        8. Administrative Changes after 1858
        9. The Economic Impact of British Rule
        10. The Nationalist Movement: 1858 – 1905
        11. Religious and Social Reform after 1858
        12. The Nationalist Movement: 1905 – 18
        13. The Struggle of Sawaraj
        14. The Struggle for Sawaraj: 1927 – 47

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    NCERT re-created

    Its an amazing book but the same one i read in my school when i was in class X.the book is nothing but a verbatim recreation of ncert book on modern india by bipan chandra which has been discontinued by ncert now.thanks to orient blackswan for publishing it..one of the best books for modern indian history
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    REALLY WONDERFUL

    BRIEF APPROACH TOWARDS MODERN HISTORY,,,,,REALLY NICE IF UR STARTING UR HISTORY WITH THIS BOOK.....COULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF PICS,MAPS HAVE BEEN INCLUDED......
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    Excellent

    Gud one....
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    Arshmah Hussain

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    Terrible product

    The book that I got has the worst printing quality ever. I would request flipkart to choose your vendors wisely. The quality was poorer than even a regular Xerox . Please make sure if you deliver items, don't feign delivering good quality items.
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    Did not meet expectations

    Paper quality is very cheap. Didn't expect this from Flipkart. Disappointed
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    BEST BOOK FOR MODERN HISTORY

    I feel this is the best history book I have ever come across. Best piece of work done by Bipan Chandra, I believe as it has Simple language with great flow and garnished with all topics are arranged thematically , a must read for all. Reasonably priced too.
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    Excellent

    Yesterday i got this book and I have started reading,My UPSC exam prepareation is going on,And flipkart helps me a lot to get awesome book for best prepareation.Do thank you so much flipkart team,You are my best online shopping friend.
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    Just wow!

    Good
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    KOUSHIK PAUL

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    nice but a bit biased

    this was the 1st book i purchased from flipkart.com. it's a good book in terms of facts and figures it contains and the ease of language. it contains vivid description of the administration during the reign of mughals and later. i find this book a bit biased towards congress. overall, it's a great book
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    Mohit Raj

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    1 Dec, 2012

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    Best Material for publicity of congress

    This book is published to support congress ideology. The facts are over emphasized to seek favor. Good book to understand what congress is saying about history. The overall presentation of the book is good and easy language make it more intereting.

    As History is written by the winner.
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    Questions and Answers
    Q:is it is used for upsc??????
    A:yaa.. it is.. it's an awesome book.. it helped me a lot...
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    Q:is it the latest edition. ??
    A:it is 2015 edition book is good
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    Q:can a fresh candidate can start with this book
    A:Yeah! This book is useful especially for fresher
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    Q:Is this book has whole history from revolt of 1857 till the independence period??
    A:Yes this book contains all these topics in a brief but not more explaining. It captures only the fundamental & important parts. But as al aspirant I'll suggest you to reach different books.
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    Q:Can any one tell me years of study this book cover?
    A:It starts it's analytical study of the Mughal emperors after Aurangzeb, it covers the advent of Europeans since 18th century untill the year of Independence 1947.
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    Q:is this one and only edition... or it has like 1,2 ,3 editions or more...
    A:This book is first published in 2009 and reprinted at 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
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    Q:Is this book, the reproduction of the old ncert by Bipan Chandra??
    A:YES
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    Q:Is this book is helpful in upsc exams..?
    A:one of the prime recommended books.
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    Q:Is this its latest edition?
    A:Yes, This is the first and only edition of this book.
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    Q:spectrum and bipin chandra modern india is same or not ?... iam a new learner which one should i prefer ?
    A:Me too beginer, bt bipin chandra's history of modern india not worthy. i used to study k. venkatesan book (tamil author). it has more information than bipin
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