|1. ||For the period up to August 15, 1947
A full bibliography will be found in The British Impact on
India by the present writer, but the following books will
probably be sufficient for the general reader:|
| A Survey of Indian History K. M. Panikkar|
| A Short History of India Moreland and Chatterjee|
| The Legacy of India Edited by
G. T. Garratt|
| An Outline of the Religious Literature of India J. N.Farquhar|
| History of British India P. E. Roberts|
| India Valentine Chirol|
| Our Heritage Humayun Kabir|
| The Transfer of Power E. W. R. Lumby|
| Discovery of India Jawaharlal Nehru|
| Transfer of Power in India V. P. Menon|
|2. ||For the Period after the Transfer of Power|
|a. ||There are very few authoritative books on this period yet
and the story is mainly to be found in the files of newspapers
or in Government reports.|
|b. ||Books recommended are:|
| The Story of the Integration of the States V. P. Menon|
| Danger in Kashmir Josef Korbel|
| Two Nations and Kashmir Lord Birdwood|
|c. ||Government of India Reports of particular interest are as
|White Paper on Hyderabad 1948|
|White Paper on Indian States 1948|
|White Paper on Indian States 1950|
|Report of the States Reorganisation Commission 1955-|
|d. ||For economic affairs, the most important documents are
the First and Second Five-year Plans and the Progress
Reports of the Planning Commission. The Board of Trade's
Overseas Economic Surveys of India, published in 1949 and 1952, are of great value for this period. The annual numbers
of the Eastern Economist will also be found of considerable
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Book title: Modern India.
Contributors: Percival Griffiths - Author.
Publisher: Frederick A. Praeger.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1958.
Page number: 261.
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