Bharat mein Upniveshvaad is a syllabus based undergraduate textbook for the ‘Colonialism in India’ paper [Bharat mein Upniveshvad paper] of University of Delhi. This is one of the papers of the First Semester of Discipline course of Four year BA Program of Delhi University. Maximum marks for this paper is 100.
The book discusses the colonial past of India, the importance and relevance of understanding this past, which is in fact the roots of many political institutions and ideas; social and economic structures which are the central politics in India today traced back to this past. The book is divided into six units: 1.Imperialism and colonialism; 2. Foundations of colonial rule in India; 3. Economy and society; 4. Culture and society; 5. Education; and
6. Early Indian response.
The book is appended with all the relevant information of colonialism in India in chronological order as a ready reckoner.
The book will be useful for the undergraduate courses in political science of Delhi University and also other Indian universities of Hindi speaking states in the country. This will also be extremely useful for the aspirants of UPSC and allied civil services.
Package : This book will make a package with Bipan Chandra’s Adhunik Bharat ka Itihas; Shekhar Bandyopadhyay’s Palassi se Vibhajan tak; Abhay Prasad Singh’s Bharat mein Rashtravad.
Abhay Prasad Singh is Associate Professor of Political Science, PG DAV College, University of Delhi. He has experience of teaching this subject over 15 years now. He also taught post graduate students of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) during Feb.2009- Feb. 2011. Currently also teaching Post Graduate students at the Non-Collegiate Women’s Education Board, University of Delhi. He is a member of Commission for Scientific & Technical Terminology, MHRD, Government of India; was a Fellow with Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti(GSDS) from 2000-2002.
The contributors of this volume are teaching faculty of Political Science of various colleges affiliated to Delhi University.