Adhunik Bharater Itihash is the Bangla edition of History of Modern India by Bipan Chandra published by Orient BlackSwan.
The book surveys Indian History from eighteenth century to 1947. This book deals with the nature of British imperialism and the policies pursued by it in India and their impact on the Indian economy, society and culture. The Indian response to the British imperialism and the rise of Indian Nationalism are also studied. The book also provides the information about social and religious reform movements which were prominent at that time. The book gives comprehensive knowledge about the history of Modern India.
This book is also available in English, Hindi and Oriya.
Bipan Chandra is a well known historian. He was Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, where he is presently an Emeritus Professor. Currently he is the Chairman of National Book Trust, New Delhi. He is the author of famous books like Epic Struggle, Aetihasik Sanfgarsh, Nationalism and Colonialism in Modern India and Essays in Nationalism published by us.
1. India in the Eighteenth Century; 2. European Penetration in India; 3.The Structure of Government and Economic Policies of the British Empire in India 1757-1857; 4. Administrative Organisation and Social and Cultural Policies; 5.Social and Cultural Awakening in the First Half of the 19th century; 6.The Revolt of 1857; 7.Administrative Changes after 1858; 8.Economic Impact of the British Rule; 9.The Nationalist Movement 1858-1905; 10.Religious and Social Reform after 1858; 11.Nationalist Movement 1905-1918; 12. Struggle for Swaraj-I (1919-1927); 13.Struggle for Swaraj-II (1927-1947)