ISBN 9789351762454,Indian History & Indian National Movement 2nd Edition

Indian History & Indian National Movement 2nd Edition



Arihant Publication

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789351762454

ISBN-10 9351762459


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 247 Pages
Language (English)

Civil service

Magbook as the name suggests offers unique advantage of both magazines and books. Same is the uniqueness of the Magbook Series by Arihant which covers the syllabus of General Studies portion of the UPSC and State PCS preliminary examinations.

The present Magbook for Indian History and Indian national movement covers all aspects of Indian History and Indian National Movement given in the official syllabus of UPSC. An Administrative officer is supposed to be thorough with the detailed and conceptual aspects of Indian history and Indian national movement, so it has become the essential for UPSC aspirants. This book covering the Indian History and Indian National Movement in depth has been divided into 29 chapters namely the stone age, indus valley civilization, the vedic age, the first territorial states, Religious Movements of mahajanapada age jainism, the mauryan empire, the sangam age, post mauryan period, the gupta age, the post-gupta era, the sultanate of Delhi, provincial kingdoms, religious movements, The mughal empire, The maratha empire, mughal decline and rise of regional states, emergence of european Powers in India, Tribal and Peasant Uprisings, governor generals and viceroys, development of modern education and press, revolt of 1857, social and religious reform movements, Growth of Nationalism, struggle for Independence second phase, struggle for independence third phase, struggle for independence fourth phase, religion and philosophy, music, dance, theatre and festivals and Indian architecture and painting schools, each containing detailed theory about various aspects of the Indian History and Indian National Movement. The book extensively covers relevant provisions of Indian constitution and political system in a systematic approach. The book incorporates detailed analysis of important historical developments from wider perspective including cause, effect and reasons for their failure and success and special emphasis on development of press, education and railways in British India along with a brief outline on governor general and viceroys. Logical description of Indian national movement along with socio-religious reform movements and description of art forms, literature and architecture of ancient, medieval and modern Indian history have also been covered in detail. The focus topics and the trend of previous years civil services exams questions have been highlighted. Each chapter contains practice exercises which will help the candidates build confidence. At the end of the book five practice sets have also been given to help students self analyse their level of preparation along with Subjectwise detailed solutions of Previous Years Civil Services exams Questions (2006 - 2013).

As the book contains ample study as well practice material for Indian polity and governance along with ample number of previous years solved papers, it is highly recommended for the aspirants of civil services preliminary examination, state civil services, banking, management and other competitive exams.

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Ancient, Medieval and Modern Indian History

1. The Stone Age2. Indus Valley Civilisation3. The Vedic Age4. The First Territorial States5. Religious Movements of Mahajanapada Age Jainism6. The Mauryan Empire7. The Sangam Age8. Post Mauryan Period9. The Gupta Age10. The Post - Gupta Era11. The Sultanate of Delhi12. Provincial Kingdoms13. Religious Movements14. The Mughal Empire15. The Maratha Empire16. Mughal Decline and Rise of Regional States17. Emergence of EuropeanPowers in India18. Tribal and Peasant Uprisings19. Governor - Generals and Viceroys20. Development of Modern Education21. Revolt of 185722. Social and Religious Reform23. Growth of Nationalism24. Struggle for independence Second Phase (1919 - 1927)25. Struggle for independence Third Phase (1927 - 1939)26. Struggle for independence Fourth Phase (1940 - 1947)

Art and Culture

27. Religion and Philosophy28. Music, Dance, Theatre and Festivals29. Indian Architecture and Painting

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