Through The Ages History & Civics For Class - VIII by Tapati Das Gupta, Kanchan Churiwalla
Through the Ages, History and Civics for classes 6 to 8 follows the latest syllabus guidelines of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. Presented in a systematic manner, the books narrate mankind’s wonderful journey through the ages starting from pre-historic ages to the modern times.
The series presents history in a manner that triggers the inquisitiveness of the child. It is not just about kings and queens, but a documentation of the events of the past, the rise and fall of civilizations, and the lives and achievements of the common as well as illustrious people. The civics section has been dealt in a manner in which the student can easily relate to in the context of everyday situations. It aims to help them become responsible members of the society.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Class VIII Students.
1. Key Concepts defined at the beginning of each chapter
2. Attractive layout with colourful pictures and maps.
3. In-text elements to supplement the concepts taught.
4. Timelines for better understanding of chronology.
5. An attractive doublespread that displays pictorial snippets with additional and interesting information on a topic discussed in the book
6. Interesting stories about personalities and rulers discussed in the chapters
7. Variety of exercises to test the level of understanding
8. Activities to reinforce learning
9. Picture study allows to gauge the observational skill of the students and also their interpretation of the topic discussed
Table of Content:
1. Beginning of the Modern World
2. The Reformation
3. The Industrial Revolution
4. The French Revolution
5. The Unification of Europe under Napoleon and His Defeat
6. The American War of Independence
7. The American Civil War (1861–1865)
8. The Decline of the Mughal Empire
9. Foundation of the British Rule in India
10. The Growth of British Power in India
11. Social and Economic Impact of British Rule in India
12. The Revolt of 1857—The First War of Independence
13. Religious and Social Reforms—The Indian Renaissance
14. Struggle for Freedom
15. India Wins Freedom
16. The Union Legislature
17. The Union Executive
18. The Union Judiciary
19. The United Nations
20. Agencies of the United Nations