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A New Look at Modern Indian History: From 1707 to the Modern Times, (Revised Edition)

Alka Mehta,B.L. Grover

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ISBN 10: 812190532X / ISBN 13: 9788121905329
Published by S. Chand & Company Ltd, 2013
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CONTENTS: The British Conquest of India : An Overview and Approach Triangular Struggles in North and South India Historical Forces and Factors for British Successes British Conquest of India-accidental or Planned? British Rule in India-A Blessing or a Curse? Select Opinions I. DECLINE AND DISINTEGRATION OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE : 1. Later Mughal Emperors 2. Later Mughal Nobility 3. Parties at the Mughal Court 4. Role of the Saiyid Brothers in Later Mughal Politics 5. Estimate of the Saiyid Brothers 6. Select Opinions 7. The Rise of Mew States 8. Nizams of the Deccan 9. Oudh 10. Ruhelas and Bangash Pathans 11. Bengal 12. The Rajputs, the Jats, the Marathas 13. Foreign Invasions from the North-west 14. Nadir Shah`s Invasion, 1738-39 15. Ahmad Shah Abdalils Invasions 16. Causes of the Downfall of the Mughal Empire 17. Select Opinions 18. Social and Economic Conditions in the Eighteenth Century II. ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE EARLY PESHWAS : 1. Balaji Vishwanath, 1713-20 2. Estimate of Balaji Vishwanath 3. Select Opinions 4. Baji Rao 1, 1720-40 5. Estimate of Baji Rao 6. Select Opinions 7. Balaji Baji Rao, 1740-61 8. Estimate of Balaji Rao 9. Select Opinions 10. The Third Battle of Panipat, 14 January 1761 11. Causes of Maratha Defeat 12. Political Significance of the Battle of Panipat III. MARATHA ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE PESHWAS : 1. The Raja of Satara 2. The Peshwa 3. The Central Administration 4. The Provincial and District Administration 5. Local or Village Administration 6. Town Administration 7. Administration of Justice 8. The Revenue Administration 9. The Maratha Military System 10. Employment of foreigners 11. Select Opinions IV. ANGLO-FRENCH RIVALRY IN THE CARNATIC : 1. The First Carnatic War 2. The Second Carnatic War 3. The Third Carnatic War 4. Causes for the Failure of the French 5. Select Opinions V. THE RISE OF THE ENGLISH POWER IN BENGAL : 1. The Black Hole 2. The Battle of Plassey 3. Importance of the Battle of Plassey 4. Deposition of Mir Jaffar 5. Treaty with Mir Kasim, September 1760 6. Mir Kasim as an Administrator 7. Mir Kasim and the East India Company 8. The Battle of Buxar and its Importance 9. Select Opinions on the Battle of Plassey 10. Select Opinions on the Battle of Buxar VI. CAREER AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF DUPLEIX : 1. Dupleix as an Administrator 2. Dupleix as a Diplomat 3. Dupleix as a Leader 4. Recal of Dupleix 5. Political Ideas of Dupleix 6. Dupleix`s Place in History 7. Select Opinions VII. CLIVE`S SECOND GOVERNORSHIP OF BENGAL, 1765-67 : 1. Clive`s Settlement with Oudh and Shah Alam II 2. Settlement of Bengal-The Dual System 3. Clive`s Justification of the Dual System 4. Evil Effects of the Dual System 5. Clive`s Administrative Reforms 6. Estimate of Clive 7. Select Opinions VIII. WARREN HASTINGS, 1772-85 : 1. Administrative Reforms 2. Revenue Reforms 3. Judicial Reforms 4. Commercial Reforms 5. The Regulating Act and Conflict in the Council 6. The Trial of Nand Kumar, 1775 7. External Relations Under Warren Hastings 8. Relations with Shah Alam II 9. Relations with Oudh 10. The Rohilla War 1774 11. The First Anglo-maratha War, 1776-82 12. The Second Anglo-mysore War, 1780-84 13. The Affairs of Chait Singh and Begums of Oudh 14. Estimate of Warren Hastings 15. Select Opinions IX. ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS OF CORNWALLIS, 1786-93 : 1. Judicial Reforms 2. Police Reforms 3. Revenue and Commercial Reforms 4. Permanenet Settlement of Bengal, 1793 5. Cornwallis Completed the Work of Warrne Hastings 6. Estimated of Cornwallis 7. Select Opinions X. LORD WELLESLEY, 1798-1805 : 1. The Subsidiary Alliance System 2. Advantages of the Subsidiary Alliance System to the Company 3. Disadvantages of the Subsidiary Alliance System to Indian States 4. Wellesley and the French Menace 5. Estimate of Wellesley 6. Select Opinions XI. MYSORE UNDER HAIDER ALI AND TIPU SULTAN : 1. The First Anglo-mysore Wa Printed Pages: 577. Bookseller Inventory # 9962

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Title: A New Look at Modern Indian History: From ...

Publisher: S. Chand & Company Ltd

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

Edition: 5th or later edition.

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It includes topics i.e. Decline and Disintegration of the Mughal Empire, Achievements of the Early Peshwas, Maratha Administration under the Peshwas, Anglo-French Rivalry in the Carnatic, The Rise of the English Power in Bengal etc

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