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Preface

 

It is a pleasure to present to our readers-university students, candidates preparing for the I.A.S. and various States. Civil Service examinations and, above all, our fellow university teachers who have given us the necessary feedback for additional information about some topics. It is relevant to mention that on the repeated demands of the students, university teachers and even publishers from Maharashtra, our publishers S. Chand and Company Ltd. have brought out a Marathi version of our book A New Look at Modem Indian History.

 

Nobody can change the past, not even God, but historians may. The British historians of Indian history have proved the truth in this statement. Early British I.C.S. administrators-cum-historians like Mountstuart Elphinstone, Alfred Lyall, W. W. Hunter, Y.A. Smith et all and academic authors like H.H. Dodwell, P.E. Roberts, Percival Spear, C.H. Philips, Judith Brown et al from the British universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London displayed a racial superiority comples in narrating the British wars of conquest and aggression in India as also in their assessment of British-Indian administrative set-up organized by the ruling race. We come across catching phrases like Whiteman s Providential Mission, Blessings of British Rule in India and Britains Christian duty in civilizing the uncivilized population in India and the world. The theme of modernization of India, under the aegis of British rule is still finding supporters in the Anglo-American universities. In fact, such writings appear an apologia for British imperial conquest of India and economic exploitation of Indias vast resources. Many Indian writers like Dadabhai Naroji, R.C. Dutt, S.N. Bannerjee, Tilak, Lajpat Rai and even some English writers like William Digby, Morris De Morris challenged the conclusions of British writers and drew attention to the “exploitative features” of British rule, of “infinite and increasing misery of Indian people” and of “aborted modernization” under British colonial rule. The debate on the theme, “British rule in India: A Blessing or a curse?” still continues.

 

A special feature of our book is that it mentions not only factual data about various topics but also gives information about different interpretations put forward by Western and Indian historians, with an integrated analysis. Still an additional plus feature is that at the end of every chapter Select Opinions of distinguished historians on the topic in question are reproduced.

 

Five New Appendices on contemporary developments have been added:

 

SHRAMEV JAYATE (May Day, 2007).

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

Prime Ministers New 15 Point Programme for Welfare of Minorities, 2007.

Statewise Allocation of seats in State Legislatures.

Statewise Allocation of seats in Parliament.

 

The 22 Appendices provide lot of General Knowledge about Indian National Movement and Freedom Struggle, Indian Polity and Economy, current events of National and International importance etc. etc. and as such are useful for candidates preparing for the LA.S, and other competitive examinations. For example, in the LA.S, examination syllabus General Studies paper is a compulsory paper both in the Preliminary and Main examinations.

 

We hope the students will keep liaison with us.

 

Contents

 

1.

Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire

1-20

2.

Achievements of the Early Peshwas

21-33

3.

Maratha Administration under the peshwas

34-40

4.

Anglo-French Rivalry in the Carnatic

41-48

5.

The Rise of the English power in Bengal

49-58

6.

Career and Achievements of Dupleix

59-63

7.

Clive’s Second Governorship of Bengal, 1765-67

64-69

8.

Warren Hastings, 1772-85

70-82

9.

Administrative Reforms of Cornwallis, 1786-93

83-91

10.

Lord Wellesley, 1798-1805

92-101

11.

Mysore Under Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan

102-107

12.

Lord Hastings and Establishment of British Paramountcy in India

108-116

13

Anglo-Maratha Struggle for Supremacy

117-125

14.

William Bentinck, 1828-35

126-131

15.

The Annexation of Sind

132-138

16.

Career and Achievements of Ranjit Singh

139-146

17.

The Panjab after Ranjit Singh and Anglo-Sikh Wars

147-153

18.

Lord Dalhousie, 1848-56

154-166

19.

Changes in Agrarian Structure: New Land Tenures and Land Revenue Policy

167-171

20.

Changes in Administrative Structure and Policies under the East India Company

172-182

21.

Tribal Revolts, Civil Rebellions, popular Movements and Mutinies, 1757-1856

183-186

22.

The Revolt of1857

187-202

23.

Administrative Reorganisation under the Crown, 1858-1947

203-209

24.

India Under Lytton and Ripon

210-219

25.

Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, 1899-1905

220-231

26.

Aoglo-Afghan Relations

232-242

27.

The North-West Frontier

243-247

28.

The Indian States

248-256

29.

History of the Growth and Development of Education in India

257-266

30.

The History of the Indian Press

267-272

31.

Cultural Awakening, Religious and Social Reforms

273-286

32.

Lower Caste Movements in Modern India

287-291

33.

The Growth and Development of the India National Movement

292-326

34.

Eminent National Leaders of India

327-338

35.

The Left Movements in India

339-343

36.

Growth of Industrial Working Class and the Trade Union Movement

344-347

37.

Peasant Revolts and Agrarian Movements

348-354

38

The Development; of Famine Policy

355-358

39.

The Growth of Local Self-Government in India

359-363

40.

Growth of the Constitution under the Company’s Rule

364-375

41.

Growth of the Representative Government in India

376-388

42.

The Road to Responsible Government-I

389-399

43.

The Road to Responsible Government-II

400-412

44.

The Transfer of Power

413-426

45.

Growth of Communalism and the Partition of India

427-436

46.

Indian Economy Under Colonial Rule

437-452

47.

The Constitution of the Indian Republic

453-459

48.

The Impact and Legacy of British Rule in India

460-468

49.

Nehruvian Era: First Phase of Independence 1947-64

469-483

50.

Literary, Artistic and Cultural Movements in Modern India

484-494

 

Appendices: General Knowledge for I.A.S. Exam. General Studies Papers

495-564

 

List of Maps with Descriptive Notes

42-224

 

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Preface

 

It is a pleasure to present to our readers-university students, candidates preparing for the I.A.S. and various States. Civil Service examinations and, above all, our fellow university teachers who have given us the necessary feedback for additional information about some topics. It is relevant to mention that on the repeated demands of the students, university teachers and even publishers from Maharashtra, our publishers S. Chand and Company Ltd. have brought out a Marathi version of our book A New Look at Modem Indian History.

 

Nobody can change the past, not even God, but historians may. The British historians of Indian history have proved the truth in this statement. Early British I.C.S. administrators-cum-historians like Mountstuart Elphinstone, Alfred Lyall, W. W. Hunter, Y.A. Smith et all and academic authors like H.H. Dodwell, P.E. Roberts, Percival Spear, C.H. Philips, Judith Brown et al from the British universities of Cambridge, Oxford and London displayed a racial superiority comples in narrating the British wars of conquest and aggression in India as also in their assessment of British-Indian administrative set-up organized by the ruling race. We come across catching phrases like Whiteman s Providential Mission, Blessings of British Rule in India and Britains Christian duty in civilizing the uncivilized population in India and the world. The theme of modernization of India, under the aegis of British rule is still finding supporters in the Anglo-American universities. In fact, such writings appear an apologia for British imperial conquest of India and economic exploitation of Indias vast resources. Many Indian writers like Dadabhai Naroji, R.C. Dutt, S.N. Bannerjee, Tilak, Lajpat Rai and even some English writers like William Digby, Morris De Morris challenged the conclusions of British writers and drew attention to the “exploitative features” of British rule, of “infinite and increasing misery of Indian people” and of “aborted modernization” under British colonial rule. The debate on the theme, “British rule in India: A Blessing or a curse?” still continues.

 

A special feature of our book is that it mentions not only factual data about various topics but also gives information about different interpretations put forward by Western and Indian historians, with an integrated analysis. Still an additional plus feature is that at the end of every chapter Select Opinions of distinguished historians on the topic in question are reproduced.

 

Five New Appendices on contemporary developments have been added:

 

SHRAMEV JAYATE (May Day, 2007).

Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

Prime Ministers New 15 Point Programme for Welfare of Minorities, 2007.

Statewise Allocation of seats in State Legislatures.

Statewise Allocation of seats in Parliament.

 

The 22 Appendices provide lot of General Knowledge about Indian National Movement and Freedom Struggle, Indian Polity and Economy, current events of National and International importance etc. etc. and as such are useful for candidates preparing for the LA.S, and other competitive examinations. For example, in the LA.S, examination syllabus General Studies paper is a compulsory paper both in the Preliminary and Main examinations.

 

We hope the students will keep liaison with us.

 

Contents

 

1.

Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire

1-20

2.

Achievements of the Early Peshwas

21-33

3.

Maratha Administration under the peshwas

34-40

4.

Anglo-French Rivalry in the Carnatic

41-48

5.

The Rise of the English power in Bengal

49-58

6.

Career and Achievements of Dupleix

59-63

7.

Clive’s Second Governorship of Bengal, 1765-67

64-69

8.

Warren Hastings, 1772-85

70-82

9.

Administrative Reforms of Cornwallis, 1786-93

83-91

10.

Lord Wellesley, 1798-1805

92-101

11.

Mysore Under Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan

102-107

12.

Lord Hastings and Establishment of British Paramountcy in India

108-116

13

Anglo-Maratha Struggle for Supremacy

117-125

14.

William Bentinck, 1828-35

126-131

15.

The Annexation of Sind

132-138

16.

Career and Achievements of Ranjit Singh

139-146

17.

The Panjab after Ranjit Singh and Anglo-Sikh Wars

147-153

18.

Lord Dalhousie, 1848-56

154-166

19.

Changes in Agrarian Structure: New Land Tenures and Land Revenue Policy

167-171

20.

Changes in Administrative Structure and Policies under the East India Company

172-182

21.

Tribal Revolts, Civil Rebellions, popular Movements and Mutinies, 1757-1856

183-186

22.

The Revolt of1857

187-202

23.

Administrative Reorganisation under the Crown, 1858-1947

203-209

24.

India Under Lytton and Ripon

210-219

25.

Lord George Nathaniel Curzon, 1899-1905

220-231

26.

Aoglo-Afghan Relations

232-242

27.

The North-West Frontier

243-247

28.

The Indian States

248-256

29.

History of the Growth and Development of Education in India

257-266

30.

The History of the Indian Press

267-272

31.

Cultural Awakening, Religious and Social Reforms

273-286

32.

Lower Caste Movements in Modern India

287-291

33.

The Growth and Development of the India National Movement

292-326

34.

Eminent National Leaders of India

327-338

35.

The Left Movements in India

339-343

36.

Growth of Industrial Working Class and the Trade Union Movement

344-347

37.

Peasant Revolts and Agrarian Movements

348-354

38

The Development; of Famine Policy

355-358

39.

The Growth of Local Self-Government in India

359-363

40.

Growth of the Constitution under the Company’s Rule

364-375

41.

Growth of the Representative Government in India

376-388

42.

The Road to Responsible Government-I

389-399

43.

The Road to Responsible Government-II

400-412

44.

The Transfer of Power

413-426

45.

Growth of Communalism and the Partition of India

427-436

46.

Indian Economy Under Colonial Rule

437-452

47.

The Constitution of the Indian Republic

453-459

48.

The Impact and Legacy of British Rule in India

460-468

49.

Nehruvian Era: First Phase of Independence 1947-64

469-483

50.

Literary, Artistic and Cultural Movements in Modern India

484-494

 

Appendices: General Knowledge for I.A.S. Exam. General Studies Papers

495-564

 

List of Maps with Descriptive Notes

42-224

 

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