More Details about Modern India: 1885-1947

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Author(s)Sumit Sarkar
PublisherPearson India
Publish YearJanuary 2014


Modern India provides an insight into the historiography of India and its freedom struggle from the colonial era to the year of Independence. It uses archival data from various sources and collates it with new research elements in the history of the period. As a result, it has been able to provide a critical perspective on the historical, political, social and cultural events of the time. The book is credited as one of the most widely read books on the topic and has changed our understanding of modern Indian history. It is already prescribed in the following 18 Universities in India as principal text. (It also appears as supplementary text in other Universities). Recommended Reading: Calicut University, Calcutta University, Gauhati University, Delhi University, Aligarh Muslim University, MDU Rohtak, VBSPU, Kota University, CCS University, Kashmir University, MLSU Ajmer, JNVU, Gujarat University, Mumbai University, North Maharashtra University, Baroda University, Christ University, Kannaur University.