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The Puffin History Of India (Vol. 2)

The Puffin History Of India (Vol. 2)

A Children’s Guide to the Making of Modern India

Roshen Dalal
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This book begins at the turning point at which India attains independence from the British. Following the trauma of the Partition, the focus shifts to the making of the Constitution, the integration of the 565 princely states, and the setting up of the administrative, legislative and judiciary systems.This is the story of India’s people and the making of our nation. Well researched and engaging,it is a contemporary history of India. It speaks of our art, culture, events and personalities that have shaped the country in recent times. Nuggets of fascinating information, attractive illustrations and detailed maps make the book a fantastic read. Ideal for students and young readers, this amazing reference guide helps to bring the past to life like never before. This is the companion volume to the bestselling The Puffin History of India: Volume 1.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Feb/2014

ISBN: 9780143333272

Length : 456 Pages

MRP : ₹399.00

The Puffin History Of India (Vol. 2)

A Children’s Guide to the Making of Modern India

Roshen Dalal

This book begins at the turning point at which India attains independence from the British. Following the trauma of the Partition, the focus shifts to the making of the Constitution, the integration of the 565 princely states, and the setting up of the administrative, legislative and judiciary systems.This is the story of India’s people and the making of our nation. Well researched and engaging,it is a contemporary history of India. It speaks of our art, culture, events and personalities that have shaped the country in recent times. Nuggets of fascinating information, attractive illustrations and detailed maps make the book a fantastic read. Ideal for students and young readers, this amazing reference guide helps to bring the past to life like never before. This is the companion volume to the bestselling The Puffin History of India: Volume 1.

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Roshen Dalal

Roshen Dalal is the author of Religions of India: A Concise Guide to Nine Major Faiths, Hindusim: An Alphabetical Guide, The Illustrated Timeline History of the World and the bestselling two - volume The Puffin History of India for Children. She has an MA and PhD in Ancient Indian History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She has worked on various research projects, taught at school and university level, and written numerous articles and book reviews. She lives in Dehradum.

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