- Subject(s):Social Studies
- Author(s):Purnima Dutta, Shatam Ray
- Available from: July 2013
Passage of Time covers high school history and civics in a friendly interactive manner.
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Passage of Time covers high school history and civics in a friendly interactive manner. Students are made conscious of deeper processes that govern the writing of history and the complex politics of representation involved in it. All the three books of the series interweave the dual strands of Indian and World History. The Civics section delves deep into the immediate issues of family, citizenship, governance, rights and duties, and the global issues of war, peace, security, international co-operation. It creates awareness of the goings-on of the world around while sensitising the learners to the problems or challenges inherent in them.
Carefully graded chapters following the syllabus guidelines.
Wide range of questions to give enough opportunity to test understanding.
Quiz Yourself with a wide range of MCQs for revision and self-evaluation.
Interactive timeline to ensure holistic and active learning.
In-text glossary to facilitate comprehension.
A warm-up activity at the beginning of every chapter with authentic texts and narratives.
Spadework with discursive, argumentative and reflective tasks to hone thinking and reasoning skills.
Tit-bits to provide interesting nuggets of additional information and to provide interdisciplinary links.
Know Your Historians, a feature to sensitise learners to sources and the process of writing history.
Child and You, a feature to help the learners connect the social issues to their own lifeworld.
- History: The Middle-Aged History: Introduction
- 1. The Son of God: Emergence and Development of Christianity
- 2. The Messenger of God: Emergence and Development of Islam
- 3. A City of Djinns: The Delhi Sultanate
- 4.The Kingdoms of Ruins: Vijayanagar and Bahamani Kingdoms in South India
- 5. A Prince Arrives: The Early Mughals
- 6. An Empire as Never Before: The Reign of Akbar
- 7. The Age of Grandeur: The Later Mughals
- 8. The Silence of Remains: Art and Architecture under the Delhi Sultanate and Mughals
- 9. Many Paths to the Divine: The Bhakti and Sufi Movements
- 10. The Land, the Lord and the Tiller: Feudalism in Europe
- 11. A New Day Has Come: Developments up to the Renaissance
- 12. The Taming of the Shrew: Renaissance and Reformation in Europe
- Times so Far: Chronology Civics: Defining a Nation: Introduction
- 1. I Am an Indian: What is a Citizenship
- 2. Pen is Mightier than the Sword: What is a Constitution
- 3. Dos and Don'ts: Our Rights and Duties
- 4. The Guiding Light: The Directive Principles of State Policy
- 5. House of the People: The Union and State Legislature
- 6. Check One, Two, Three: The Union and State Executive
- 7. Order, Order: The Judiciary
- Child and You: Right to Education
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