The book covers Modern Indian History part of the syllabus of the UPSC Civil Services Examination for General Studies - Preliminary as well as Mains Examinations. Text is accompanied with bullets, flowcharts, tables, graphs, maps, block diagrams, images, boxes, etc. to help in grasping the information in a systematic and scientific way. The book also covers questions on Modern Indian History part of the previous years, General Studies papers asked in the UPSC CSE and CDS examinations to help serious aspirants to assess the level of his/her preparation and understanding.
· The book, divided into four units and 43 Chapters, covers Modern Indian History from 1707 to post-independent India in a chronological order of the events.
· Chronological, systematic and analytical coverage of the topics of Modern Indian History part of the syllabus of UPSC Civil Services Examination for General Studies Preliminary as well as Mains Examinations, and various other competitive examinations.
· The facts presented in the book are substantiated with maps, flowcharts, tables, graphs, block diagrams, images and boxes to facilitate the reader in grasping the information in a systematic and scientific way.
· About 500 Chapter-end Multiple Choice Questions have been included in the book to provide rigorous practice to the students. These MCQs include Previous Years Questions asked in the UPSC Civil Services and other Examinations.
· About 20 maps have been provided presenting easy visualisation of historical facts.
UNIT I: POLITICAL UPHEAVAL
1: History of Modern India: Sources and Approaches
2: European Settlements in India
3: Decline and Disintegration of Mughal Empire (1707-1857)
4: Emergence of Regional States in the Eighteenth Century
5: Rise of Marathas Under Peshwas, 1713-1761
6: Anglo-French Rivalry for Supremacy and Carnatic Wars, 1746-1763
7: Rise of British in Bengal and Battle of Plassey, 1757 and Battle of Buxar, 1764
8: Mysore During Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan and Anglo-Mysore Wars, 1766-1799
9: The Emergence of Sikh State, 1801-1849
10: Regulating Acts, Charters Acts and Government of India Acts, 1773-1858
11: Governor Generals of Bengal, 1773-1833
12: Governor Generals of India, 1833-1858
UNIT II: REACTIONS, REVOLTS, AND REFORMS
13: Socio-Religious Reform Movements
14: Growth and Development of Education
15: Tribal and Peasant Movements
16: 1857 War of Independence
17: Political Associations of the Nineteenth Century
18: Formation of Indian National Congress and its Early Phase
19: Indian Councils Acts and Other Legislations, 1858-1905
20: Viceroys and Governor Generals of India, 1858-1905
UNIT III: CONSOLIDATION OF NATIONALISM
21: The Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement, 1905
22: Revolutionary Movements, 1900-1920
23: Indian Councils Act, 1909 or the Morley-Minto Reforms
24: From Ghadar Movement to Home Rule Movement
25: The Government of India Act, 1919 or MontFord Reforms
UNIT IV: FIGHT FOR RIGHTS AND FREEDOM
26: Emergence of Mahatma Gandhi and Initial Satyagraha Movements
27: Khilafat Movement and Non-Cooperation Movement
28: Swaraj Party, Simon Commission and Nehru Report
29: Revolutionary Movements, 1920-1935
30: Civil Disobedience Movement
31: Round Table Conferences, 1930-1932
32: The Government of India Act, 1935
33: Implementation of the Government of India Act, 1935
34: Left, Socialist, Communist Movements
35: Indian National Movement During the Second World War, 1939-1945
36: Quit India Movement, 1942
37: Subhas Chandra Bose and Indian National Army (INA)
38: Road Towards Independence, 1943-1946
39: Attainment of Independence, 15 August 1947
40: Viceroys and Governor Generals of India, 1905-1950
41: Caste and Ethnicity in Post-Independence India
42: Land Reforms and Rural-Reconstruction Post-Independence
43: Ecology and Environmental Policy in Post-Independence India
Primary Market: For UPSC CSE
Secondary Market: State Civil Services and other Competitive Examinations
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