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List best History books for IAS preparation?


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Books for IAS exam for History subject



Indian History For The UPSC Civil Services Examinations
by K Krishna Reddy
Publisher: Tata Mgraw Hill
Price: Rs. 525



History: UPSC Mains Examination Topic Wise Question Analysis
by Upscportal Editorial Board
Publisher: Upscportal Publications
Price: Rs. 150



UPSC Portal Indian History
by UPSC Portal
Publisher: UPSC Portal
Price: Rs. 120



UPSC Portal IAS Mains History Solved Papers
by Yagya Nand Jha
Publisher: UPSC Portal
Price: Rs. 250



UPSC Portal Indian History for Civil Services Preliminary Examinations
by Sachchida Nand Jha
Publisher: UPC Portal Publications
Price: Rs. 395




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12th July 2015, 10:57 PM
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History Books for IAS Examination:

-> A New Look at Modern Indian History From 1707 to the Modern Times (English) 30th Edition
Author: Rohit Mehta
Language: English
Publisher: S CHAND & COMPANY-NEW DELHI
Rs. 450

-> A Brief History of Modern India
Author: Rajiv Ahir
Language: English
Publisher: Spectrum Books
Rs. 270

-> History of Modern India (English) 1st Edition
Author: Bipan Chandra
Publisher: Orient Blackswan
Rs. 315

-> OBJECTIVE Indian History For Civil Services Preliminary Objective Type & Study Material (Paperback) 01 Edition
Author: Jha Kn
Publisher: Cosmos Bookhive
Rs. 500

-> Indian History - 2014 : State Civil Services Prelims (Optional) (English) 24th Edition
Author: Spectrum Editorial Board
Publisher: Spectrum Books Pvt Ltd
Rs. 492




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The best history books for IAS preparation are :-

1/ Ancient India:
- Ancient India (NCERT) Prof. R.S. Sharma
- The Wonder That was India A.L. Basham
- Ancient India - An Introductory Outline D.N. Jha
- History of India, Vol. I Romila Thapar
- Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India R.S. Sharma (only Conclusion)

2/ Medieval India:-
- Medieval India (NCERT) Satish Chandra
- Medieval India (Macmillan) Satish Chandra
- The Wonder That was India (Vol.2) S.A.A. Rizvi
- The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1556-1707 Irfan Habib
- The Mughal Empire J.F. Richards

3/ Modern India:-
- Modern India (NCERT) Bipan Chandra
- Modern India (Macmillan) Sumit Sarkar
- Anatomy of the Raj (PPH) Suhash Chakravarty
- India’s Struggle For Independence – Bipan Chandra
- The Raj Syndrome (Penguins) Suhash Chakravarty

4/ World History:-
- The story of Civilization, Vol. 2 (NCERT) Arjun Dev
- Contemporary World History (NCERT) Arjun Dev & others
- The Mainstream of Civilization Strayer, Gatzke & Harbison
- Western Civilizations Burns & others
- Industry & Empire E.J. Hobsbawm

5/ For other concepts and knowledge:-
- What is History E.H. Carr
- Historian's Craft Marc Block

Most important books:-
NCERT BOOKS -VIII, IX, X,XI,XII History
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List of Best History Books for IAS preparation:
  • Ancient India - An Introductory Outline D.N. Jha
  • History of India, Vol. I Romila Thapar
  • Aspects of Political Ideas and Institutions in Ancient India R.S. Sharma
  • A History of South India K.A. Nilkantha Sastri
  • The Agrarian System of Mughal India 1556-1707 Irfan Habib
  • Urban Dynamics H.C. Verma
  • The Mughal Empire J.F. Richards
  • Material culture & Social Formation in Ancient India R.S. Sharma
  • Indian Feudalism R.S. Sharma
  • Ashoka & Decline of the Maurya Romila Thapar
  • Ancient India (NCERT) Prof. R.S. Sharma
  • The Wonder That was India A.L. Basham
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13th July 2015, 09:23 AM
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List of best essential books for IAS Preparation:

>> NCERT 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th Class Books - Recommended

>> India's Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra

>> History of Modern India by Bipan Chandra

>> History of Medieval India by Satish Chandra

>> India's Ancient Past by R.S.Sharma

>> The Wonder That Was India

>> A Brief History of Modern India 18th Edition by Rajiv Ahir

>> Facets of Indian Culture by Spectrum

>> A Brief History of Modern India by Spectrum

>> From Plassey to Partition : A History of Modern India
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