Title Viva ICSE History and Civics 8
Subtitle Based on the Latest ClSCE Curriculum
Author Anupa Banerjee, Ujjayini Ray
ISBN 9789388386562
List price Rs 395.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 184
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
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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Description:

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 an idea 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:

  • Lesson 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
  • 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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Contents:

HISTORY

THEME 1: A PERIOD OF TRANSITION

Chapter 1: Transition to the Modern Era

Chapter 2: Industrial Revolution and Imperialism

 

THEME 2: THE GROWTH OF NATIONALISM

Chapter 3: The American War of Independence

Chapter 4: The French Revolution

Chapter 5: The American Civil War

 

THEME 3: INDIA IN THE 18TH CENTURY

Chapter 6: Decline of the Mughals and Rise of Independent Kingdoms

 

THEME 4: TRADERS TO RULERS

Chapter 7: Rise of British Power in Bengal

Chapter 8: Policy of British Expansion

 

THEME 5: BRITISH POLICIES AND IMPACTS

Chapter 9: Economic Policies of the British

Chapter 10: Introduction of Modern Education

 

THEME 6: THE GREAT UPRISING OF 1857

Chapter 11: The Revolt of 1857

 

THEME 7: SOCIO-RELIGIOUS REFORMS

Chapter 12: Socio-Religious Reforms

 

THEME 8: INDIA’S STRUGGLE FOR FREEDOM

Chapter 13: Rise of Nationalism and the Indian National Movement (1885 – 1916)

Chapter 14: March towards Freedom (1917 – 1947)

 

CIVICS

THEME I: THE THREE ORGANS OF INDIAN GOVERNMENT: LEGISLATURE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIARY

Chapter 1: The Union Legislature

Chapter 2: The Union Executive

Chapter 3: The Judiciary

 

THEME 2: THE UNITED NATIONS

Chapter 4: The United Nations


About the Author:

Anupa Banerjee, MA, B.Ed., has more than twenty years of teaching experience. She has been affiliated with CBSE and ICSE schools. She is currently with The Heritage School, Kolkata.


About the Editor:

Ujjayini Ray, MA and MPhil from JNU, Ph.D from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of History, Lady Shri Ram College, Delhi and has been teaching there for nearly twenty years now.


Target Audience:

Students of ICSE Class 8.

 

 
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