An emeritus professor of modern history at Jawaharlal Nehru University , he specialized on the Indian independence movement and is considered a leading scholar on Mahatma Gandhi. As used to be the case in old Punjab, his early education was in Urdu, he was best at home in his early years with an Urdu novel by his side. He graduated from Forman Christian College , Lahore in after which the Partition forced him to leave. Thereafter he went to the United States where he studied at the Stanford University , California, United States , to complete his graduation and post-graduation. He then went to do his graduation and post graduation at Stanford University, California —
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Published in the year , History Of Modern India is a book that revolves around the history of British India, throwing light on the nationalist movement and colonialism. 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.
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.
Bipan Chandra is a renowned author and historian from India. For several years, Chandra served as a professor at Hindu College, Delhi. Later, he taught history at Jawaharlal Nehru University. The Decline of the Mughal Empire 2. Indian States and Siciety in the Eighteenth Century 3. European Penetration and the british Conquest 4.
Administrative Organisation and Social and Cultural Policy 6. The Revolt of 8. Administrative Changes after 9. The Economic Impact of British Rule The Nationalist Movement: — Religious and Social Reform after The Nationalist Movement: — 18 The Struggle of Sawaraj The Struggle for Sawaraj: — Certified Buyer , Moranhat. Certified Buyer , Imphal West. Certified Buyer , Nagpur. Certified Buyer , Chakdaha. Certified Buyer , Ranchi District.
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History of Modern India. History of Medieval India. Add 3 Items to Cart. Rate Product. Its an amazing book but the same one i read in my school when i was in class X. Chandan Pandey Aug, 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. SK Ghosh Dec, 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. Sam Jul, 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.
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And please avoid shipping order through First flight courier as they don't provide good service in north eastern states. I've just read a couple of chapters as of now. Based on this, what I like best about this book is the simple language that is used by the author Also, this book somehow presents the history in a very interesting way. It not only talks about important people and the role they play but also covers the prevailing political and economical conditions in the society.
Unfortunately, the book has very few maps, pictures and other graphical information which could have m Aravind Jul, Well organised. Easy to grasp. Revolutionary Terrorists! They were Revolutionary Nationalists. Must change this term on page As far as WBCS main is concerned where analytical questions are being asked , this is where the book excels.
This book alone is not sufficient reason being many topics have been missed , Sonali Bansal or Rajib Ahir should have considered as a supplement. Rajarshi Sarkar Certified Buyer , Chakdaha 2 months ago. Good book, pages are overall good.
Delivery was fast via truecom retail seller. For UPSC it is a must, however it should be accompanied by ncerts for more basics and spectrum for revision. Certified Buyer , Ranchi District Apr, Questions and Answers. Q: is it is used for upsc?????? A: yaa.. Flipkart Customer. Report Abuse. Q: is it the latest edition.
A: it is edition book is good. Q: can a fresh candidate can start with this book. A: Yeah! This book is useful especially for fresher. Q: this book has pages but old ncert has pages why such a huge difference in pages. A: Here Bipan Chandra has added research ideas of his own. This is not a copy of the Ncerts. This is a follow up encompassing the whole gamut. Ritwik Mahapatra. 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 Q: is this one and only edition A: This book is first published in and reprinted at , , , , , , , Q: spectrum and bipin chandra modern india is same or not?
A: Me too beginer, bt bipin chandra's history of modern india not worthy.
History of Modern India
Published in the year , History Of Modern India is a book that revolves around the history of British India, throwing light on the nationalist movement and colonialism. 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. 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.