Author: Bipan Chandra
Number Of Pages: 372
Package Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.4 x 0.9 inches
Release Date: 01-12-2009
Details: Product Description Adhunik Bharat Ka Itihas by Bipan Chandra is a comprehensive book that covers the modern Indian history in detail. The book has been compiled in Hindi for regional readers. Often preferred by students preparing for civil services exams and by history students in various Indian colleges and universities, the book sheds light on the history of British Indian Empire and how British imperialism impacted India economically, socially and in terms of governance. The book discusses in detail the good and bad outcomes of colonization and the various British policies that were in force from time to time. The book has been divided into 14 chapters in total. It was first published in 2009. About the Author: Bipin Chandra: A famous Indian historian and author, Bipin Chandra specializes in economic and political history of India. He is the Professor Emeritus of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and also serves as the Chairman of National Book Trust. He has also been the President of Indian History Congress and received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008. Born in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, in 1928, Prof. Chandra was also appointed as the National Research Professor in 2006 and has authored several books of colonialism, nationalism and communalism in India. About the Author Bipan Chandra has written several books on modern Indian history and nationalism. Some of his most popular books are Encyclopaedic History Of India, Freedom Struggle, Nationalism And Colonialism In Modern India, Essays On Colonialism, and so on. Popularly, Bipan Chandra is known as an Indian historian who had specialised in the nationalist movements of India, and also had researched much on Mahatma Gandhi. He is also renowned for his book, The Rise And Growth Of Economic Nationalism. Besides being a writer and a scholar, he had also been a lecturer at Hindu College, Delhi and Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is the founder of the journal, Enquiry, and had been the member of the board of editors.