History of India - V (1526-1750) (Sem 4, Odisha Univ)

ISBN Number : 978-93-5433-767-3

Student Price : Rs.330

Student Dollar Price : 13$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2021

No. Of Pages : 338

Book Weight :448

About The Book

The book on "HISTORY OF INDIA - V (c. 1526-1750)" is not a research work. It is a textbook that has been written for the History Honors Students (2019-20) of the CBCS courses designed as a common syllabus for all Universities of Odisha. For the convenience of the students, different terminologies are clarified, summary recaps are given, points and sub-points are highlighted, model questions are given and LMR (Last Minutes Revision) is also supplied.

In the first unit of the book, a vivid depiction has been made on India on the eve of the advent of the Mughals, Military technology – Firearms, Sher Shah: Administrative and Revenue reforms. In the following units, discussions were also made on the consolidation of Mughal rule in India; incorporation of Rajputs and other indigenous groups in Mughal Nobility; Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb; evolution of administrative institutions: Zabti, Mansab, Jagir, Madad-i-Maash; emergence of the Marathas; Shivaji and expansion under the Peshwas. Focus has also been given on the Society and Economy during the Mughal period, i.e., land rights and revenue system: Zamindars and peasants, trade routes and patterns of internal commerce; overseas trade; and growth of urban centers, craft and technology. The subsequent chapter deals with topics like religious tolerance and Sulh-i-Kul, Sufi mystical and intellectual interventions, Mughal Art and Architecture, and Mughal and Rajput paintings: themes and perspectives.

Chapterisation of this book is student-friendly and as per the new common syllabus. The language of the content is very simple and lucid as a common student can easily grasp and appear for the examination. In preparing this book, I have taken the help of classical as well as contemporary books on the topics. I have also gone through different websites dealing with the subjects. All the units of this book have been presented in a systematic and comprehensive manner. I hope that this book will surely fulfill the requirement of both students and teachers.

 

Contents -

UNIT-I: ESTABLISHMENT OF MUGHAL RULE
1. India on the Eve of Advent of the Mughals
2. Military Technology - Firm Arms
3. Sher Shah: Administrative and Revenue Reforms
UNIT-II: CONSOLIDATION OF MUGHAL RULE
4. Incorporation of Rajputs and Other Indigenous Groups in Mughal Mobility
5. Jahangir, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb (1569-1707 A.D.)
6. Evolution of Administrative Institutions: Zabti, Mansab, Jagir, Madad-I-Maash
7. Emergence of the Marathas; Shivaji; Expansion under the Peshwas
UNIT-III: SOCIETY AND ECONOMY
8. Land Rights and Revenue System: Zamindars and Peasants
9. Trade Routes and Patterns of Internal Commerce; Overseas Trade
10. Urban Centers, Craft and Technology
UNIT-IV: CULTURAL IDEAS
11. Religious Tolerance and Sulh-I-Kul
12. Sufi Mystical and Intellectual Interventions
13. Mughal Art and Architecture
14. Mughal and Rajput Paintings: Themes and Perspectives
Multiple Choice Questions of all Units
Core Paper - IX (Model Questions)
Last Minute Revision
Chronological Table
Books for References

About The Author

Dr. Abhijit Sahoo has obtained his M.A., M. Phil. and Ph.D. Degree in History from Utkal University, Vani Vihar, Bhubaneswar (Odisha). He was a Gold Medalist in both B.A. (History Honors) and M.A. (History) from Utkal University. He has long years of teaching experience of both degree and P.G. classes in different colleges like Vikram Deb (Autonomous) College, Jeypore, IGNOU and KISS (KIIT University). He has published three books (History of India - I, Social Formations and Cultural Patterns of the Ancient World, and History of India - II as per Modern CBCS Syllabus, Odisha), a number of research papers on History in different National and International journals and proceedings. Presently, he is working as a Lecturer in the Department of History, Shishu Ananta Mahavidyalaya, Balipatna, Khordha, Odisha.

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