history books list for 2010 ias mains

Posted: July 3, 2010 in Books_2010
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BOOKS ON ANCIENT INDIA

  1. NCERT (11th)
  2. The Advanced History of India – Majumdar, Raychaudhuri & Datta
  3. The wonder that was India – A. L Bashaon
  4. Indus Civilization – (a) IGNOU booklet no. 2
  5. The rise of civilization of India and Pakistan – Bridget and Raymond Allchin
  6. Ancient India in historical outline (Revised and enlarged edition – 98) – D.N. Jha
  7. Mauryan : Ashoka and the decline of mouryan empire – Romila Thapar
  8. Indian Feudalism – R.S. Sharma

BOOKS ON MEDIEVAL INDIA

  1. NCERT (11th)
  2. The Advanced History of India – Majumdar, Raychaudhuri & Datta
  3. Social life and cultural life of both Delhi Sultanate and Mughal India – J.L. Mehta
  4. A history of South India – K. A. Nilakanta Shastri
  5. IGNOU material (specially on agriculture and agrarian relations and culture)

BOOKS ON MODERN INDIA

  1. NCERT (12th)
  2. A new look into the modern Indian history – B.L Grover
  3. Freedom struggle – Bipin Chandra, Varun Dey and Amlesh Tripathy (NBT)
  4. India’s struggle for independence – Bipin Chandra
  5. Modern India – Sumit Sarkar
  6. IGNOU material (specially on freedom struggle)

HISTORY BOOKS GUIDE
1. Indian History – Krishna Reddy
2. Indian History – Agnihotri
3. Competition Wizard Workbook.
4. IGNOU Material
5. Y.D.Mishra

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