Title Viva ICSE History and Civics - 7
Subtitle Based on the Latest ClSCE Curriculum
Author Sreerupa Mukhopadhyay
ISBN 9789389401868
List price Rs 425.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 172
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
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Status New Arrival
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Viva ICSE History and Civics for classes 6 to 8 conforms to the latest curriculum released by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) in November 2016.

The primary objective of this series is to enable the learners to understand the workings of the world around them. To this end, the History section focuses on equipping the learners with the knowledge and understanding of the past to help them form anidea of the present which would enable them to plan for the future. The Civics section aims at familiarizing them with the socio-political life.

This series has been designed to present the concepts in a simple yet engaging manner. Each chapter has embedded exercises and activities to make learning more meaningful and enable the learners to make connections with the wider world.

Key Features of the Series

  • Lessons presented in an engaging and easy-to-understand language
  • Appropriate pictures, photographs and maps given to make concepts clearer
  • A glossary of difficult words given on the same page on which they appear to facilitate at-a-glance reading
  • Timelines of the chronology of events given as a ready reckoner
  • Important People, Places and Terms from all the chapters to facilitate further understanding and knowledge
  • Model Test Papers designed to prepare the learners for the board examinations
  • Mind Maps of each chapter to enable quick revision
  • In-text questions for discussions to gauge whether the topic has been grasped given in Let’s Discuss/Do
  • Information based on the topic but beyond the syllabus presented in Fact Corner
  • Let’s Recall recapitulates all the important topics covered in the chapter
  • Varied types of questions such as choosing the right option, gap fills, brief and detailed answers, comparisons, citing differences and picture description provided in Let’s Learn
  • Let’s Do covers classroom activities and projects to be done independently
  • Values and Life Skills integrates various subjects as delineated in the curriculum


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Theme 1: Medieval Europe
Chapter 1: Rise and Spread of Christianity
Chapter 2: Medieval Europe

Theme 2: Rise and Spread of Islam
Chapter 3: Rise and Spread of Islam

Theme 3: The Delhi Sultanate
Chapter 4: The Turkish Invasions
Chapter 5: The Delhi Sultanate
Chapter 6: Life in the Sultanate Period

Theme 4: The Vijayanagara and the Bahmani Kingdoms
Chapter 7: The Vijayanagara and the Bahmani Kingdoms

Theme 5: The Mughal Empire
Chapter 8: The Arrival of the Mughals
Chapter 9: Akbar—A Case Study
Chapter 10: The Mughal Empire after Akbar

Theme 6: Making of a Composite Culture
Chapter 11: Bhakti and Sufi Movements


Theme 1: The Constitution of India
Chapter 1: The Constitution of India

Theme 2: Directive Principles of State Policy
Chapter 2: Directive Principles of State Policy


Important Terms, People and Places

Model Test Papers-1, 2, 3 and 4

Mind Maps

About the Author:

Sreerupa Mukhopadhyay, MA, B.Ed., CTET qualified, has been teaching Social Studies for over ten years now. She is currently a faculty of The Heritage School, Kolkata.

Target Audience:

Students of Class 7 following ClSCE curriculum.


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