ISBN 9789383454518,Concise History of Modern India for Civil Services Examination

Concise History of Modern India for Civil Services Examination



Access Publishing India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9789383454518

ISBN-10 9383454512


Number of Pages 240 Pages
Language (English)

Study Aids & Exam Preparation

A lucid, sequential narration of the important events, personalities and turning points that defined the shaping of Modern India is what Concise History of Modern India is all about. The subject matter of the book largely focuses on the UPSC aspirants. Beginning with the advent of the Portuguese in Calicut in 1498 , Part I of the book goes on to briefly describe the arrival of the other European colonial powers leading to the rise of the East India Company and its emergence as a paramount colonial power in India. Part II of the book narrates the subsequent political events after the 1857 revolt, economic and social repercussions of the colonial rule, and emergence of social and political reform movement culminating into national movement, resulting in India's independence in 1947. The description of the events and personalities are supported by extra information in boxed layout. Concise History of Modern India serves the multipurpose requirements of not only UPSC aspirants but also for students preparing for various competitive exams. It also fulfills the need for those who are interested to have a concise and informative knowledge on modern Indian history.