Modern Indian History

Modern Indian History

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Publisher SChand Publications All History books by SChand Publications
ISBN 9788121909358
Author: V.D.Mahajan
Number of Pages 711
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Modern Indian History by V.D.Mahajan
Book Summary:

This book commences with a discussion on the decline and disintegration of the Mughal Empire and walks us through the advent of Europeans, the phases of British imperialism and the important aspects of the Indian National Movement.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Competitive exam.
Table of Contents:


1. Decline and disintegration of the Mughal Empire

2. Rise of Autonomous States

3. Society and Culture in the Eighteenth Century


  1. The Advent of Europeans in India
  2. Rise and Growth of the English and French East
  3. Anglo-French Struggle for Supremacy in the Deccan
  4. The English in Bengal from 1757 to 1772
  5. Warren Hastings (1772-85)
  6. Lord Cornwallis and Sir John Shore
  7. Lord Wellesley (1798-1805)
  8. Lord Hastings and Amherst
  9. Rise and fall of the Peshwas
  10. William Bentinck to Auckland
  11. Ellenborough and Hardinge
  12. Maharaja Ranjit Singh and his Successors
  13. Lord Dalhousie (1848-56)
  14. The Revolt of 1857
  15. Canning to Lytton
  16. Ripon to Elgin (1880-1898)
  17. Lord Curzon (1899-1905)
  18. India since Lord Minto
  19. Constitutional Development (1773-1950)
  20. Growth of Central and Provincial Legislatures
  21. The New Nationalist Movement in India
  22. Establishment of Pakistan
  23. Leaders of Modern India
  24. Decentralisation of Finance
  25. Public Services in India
  26. Growth of Local Self-Government of India
  27. History of the Press in India
  28. History of Education
  29. Religious and Social Development
  30. Anglo-Afghan Relations
  31. The North-Western Frontier Policy
  32. The Indian States
  33. Legacy of British Rules in India
  34. Economic Impact of British Rule in India
  35. Famines in India and Development of Famine Policy
  36. Peasants' Movement and Uprising
  37. The Left Movements in India
  38. Role of Mahatma Gandhi in the Nationalist Movement
  39. The Renaissance in India
  40. Political, Cultural and Social Impact of British Rule
  41. Changes in Land Revenue Settlement
  42. Chronological Table