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About the Author

Satish Chandra was born in MeerutUttar Pradesh, on 20 November 1922 to Sir Sita Ram and Basudevi. He attended Allahabad University where he earned his B.A. (1942), M.A. (1944), and D.Phil (1948).[2][3] He was married to Savitri and had three sons.[4] He died on 13 October 2017.

Career

Chandra was Professor of History at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in New Delhi.[6] He also taught at Allahabad University, Aligarh Muslim University, Delhi University, and Rajasthan University and was the Smuts’ Visiting Professor at Cambridge in 1971. Chandra was the secretary and president of the Indian History Congress in 1973.[7] Along with S. Gopal, Bipan Chandra, and Romila Thapar, he also founded the Centre for Historical Studies at the School of Social Sciences in JNU.[8] He was also its chairperson for a few years.

Chandra has been described as of India’s leading scholars of the Moghul period and as one of India’s most influential historians.[9] His book, Medieval India, has been widely used as a textbook in schools and colleges around India.[9][6]

Through the 1970s, Satish Chandra was the vice chairman and chairman of the University Grants Commission of India.[6] Among his various other appointments, he served in the council of the United Nations University, Tokyo between 1980 and 1986. He was also an associated director of research at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme as well as an executive board member at the International Congress of Historical Sciences, both in Paris.[7] In 1988, he was asked, by Union Public Service Commission, to head a committee to review the system of appointments to the higher civil services

Satish Chandra belonged to the secular nationalist group of historians, along with Romila ThaparR. S. SharmaBipan Chandra and Arjun Dev, who are sometimes referred to as “left-leaning” or “influenced by Marxist approach to history.”[11] In 2004 his textbook was reintroduced in the national curriculum after a hiatus of six years

Medieval History by Satish Chandra PDF Download, medieval history book, satishchandra book download, History book for IAS Exam

Medieval History by Satish Chandra PDF Download, medieval history book, satishchandra book download, History book for IAS Exam