Author: V D MahajanPublisher: S Chand & CompanyYear: 2007Language: EnglishPages: 685ISBN/UPC (if available): 812190935X
In this Seventeenth Edition, Chapter I on “Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire” has been re-written. It contains a lot of new material, which did not exist in the last edition; Chapter II on “Rise of Autonomous states” is a new one. It discusses in detail the various States, which came into existence or became stronger as a result of the decline and disintegration of the Mughal empire. Chapter XLI dealing with “Changes in Land Revenue Settlement” is a new one.
PART A:1. Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire2. Rise of Autonomous States3. Society and Culture in The Eighteenth CenturyPART B:1. The Advent of Europeans in India2. Rise and Growth of the English and French East India Companies3. Anglo-French Struggle for supreme Acy in the Deccan4. The English in Bengal from 1757 to 17725. Warren Hastings (1772-85)6. Lord Cornwallis and Sir John Shore7. Lord Wellesley (1798-1805)8. Lord Hastings and Amherst 9. Rise and Falls of the Peshwas10. William Bentinck to Auckland11. Ellenborough and Hardinge12. Maharaja Rajit Singh and his Successors13. Lord Dalhosie (1848-56)14. The Revolt of 185715. Canning to Lytton16. Ripon to Elgin (1880-1898)17. Lord Curzon (1899-1905)18. India Since Lord Minton19. Constitutional Development (1772-1950)20. Growth of Central and Provincial Legislatures21. The Nationalist Movement in India 22. Establishment of Pakistan23. Leaders of Modern India24. Decentralization of Finance25. Public services in India26. Growth of Local Self-Government in India 27. History of The Press in India28. History of Education29. Religious and Social Development30. Anglo-Afghan Relations31. The North-Western Frontier Policy32. The Indian States33. Legacy of British rule in India34. Economic Impact of British rule in India35. Famines in India and development of Famine policy36. Peasants Movements and Uprisings37. The left Movements in India38. Role of Mahatma Gandhi in the National Movement39. The Renaissance in India 40. Political, Cultural and Social Impact of British rule41. Changes in Land revenue SettlementChronological TableIndex