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A Brief History of the Modern World

A Brief History of the Modern World


Author: Alok Jha

Publisher: OakBridge Publishing

ISBN: 9789389176506

Edition: 1

A Brief History of the Modern World has been written for the Civil Services Main Examination. It will also be useful for various State Services Examinations. The book starts with the historical background which shaped the modern world. It further delves deep into the various events from eighteenth century to twentieth century that took place in the world. It provides an analysis of various political philosophies and their role in the events of the modern world. It covers major topics like German and Italian Unification, Nazism, Fascism, Economic Depression of 1929, Vietnam war and Collapse of USSR. Practice questions have been given at the end of the book for the purpose of self-assessment. The book is written in a simple and lucid language. It is embedded with flowcharts, maps and diagrams to facilitate a better understanding.

Key Features:

  • Provides a brief idea of the historical background that shaped the modern world
  • Covers major historical events of the world from eighteenth century onwards
  • Presentation of topics in the form of bullet-points
  • Provides practice questions and previous years’ questions for self-assessment ·
  • Provides a separate chapter on‘Approach to answer writing’


“Alok sir has helped me a lot in the mainexamination through his guidance.

                                                                                   -Bipasha Kalita (AIR-41, CSE2017)

“I was the student of World History moduleof Alok Jha sir. He has a strong grip on the subject.”

                                                                                    -Manish Ranjan (AIR-287, CSE2017)

“I had benefitted a lot from the Worldhistory classes of Alok Jha sir.” 


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