Heinemann Advanced History: India 1900-47

Rosemary Rees

Heinemann Advanced History: India 1900-47

By Rosemary Rees
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India 1900-47 is the ideal book for students studying India in the first half of the twentieth century, from colonial rule to partition and independence. It explores how India's political landscape changed throughout the period, focusing on key figures including Gandhi and Jinnah and events such as the impact of the Second World War.


Each of the books is a manageable topic giving students a clear sense of achievement as they work their way through. There are extra notes, biography boxes and definitions in the margin and summary boxes to help students assimilate the information.

Series overview
The Heinemann Advanced History Series is a series which provides excellent coverage of all the most popular topics.
Table of contents
  • Introduction
  • Living in the Raj: India in 1900
  • How was India governed in 1900?
  • Change and continuity 1900-19
  • Flashpoint Amritsar!
  • Gandhi, swaraj and the Congress Party
  • Retrenchment in the 1920s
  • Jinnah, the Muslim League and the idea of separateness
  • Consultation and conflict in the 1930s
  • The impact of the Second World War
  • The ending of the Raj
  • Assessment