History Modern India

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New Age International, 2006 - 244 pages
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The Book Has Been Thoroughly Revised By Incorporating Fresh Materials In The Light Of Recent Researches On The Subject. Apart From Meeting The Requirements Of The Students For Plus Two Level Or Higher Secondary, The Book Will Be Helpful To The Candidates Appearing In Competitive Examination Of Both Central And State Civil Services, Including Indian Administrative And Allied Services.Historical Research During The Last Four Decades Has Led To New Insights Into The Study Of Modern Indian History. The Book Incorporates The Major Developments In Historical Research Since Independence. Besides Dealing With The Political Convulsions In India, The Book Furnishes The Socio-Economic Problems With Impoverishment Of The Country, The Cultural And Religious Revival In India, A Brief Survey Of Constitutional Developments, The Genesis And Growth Of Indian Nationalism And An Outline Of Freedom Struggle From Its Inception To The Attainment Of Independence.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Indian States and Society in the Eighteenth Century
2
Beginning of European Settlements
22
British Conquest of India
38
Structure of Government and Administrative Organisation of the British Empire in India 17571857
55
Economic Social and Cultural Policy of the British Empire in India 17571857
69
The Uprising of 1857
83
Aftermath of 1857
102
Partition of Bengal and Swadeshi Movement
142
Political Development among the Muslims 18571909
152
Developments During 1907 and 1916
159
Rise of Gandhi in Indian Politics 19151920
168
British Constitutional Reforms
185
National Movement Between 1939 and 1947
202
Making of the Constitution
217
Maps
224

Social and Religious Awakening
120
Indian National Congress 18851905
129

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