Best School Books – Class 10 – History

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We have compiled a list of Best School Books for students of Class 10 – History subject. Most of the schools follow CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB or State Boards syllabus and we have compiled the list of books based on these Educational Boards.

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 10 – History.

We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books for reference on this subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains a review of these books and links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1.”India and the Contemporary World – 2 Textbook in History for Class – 10 – 1066″ by NCERT

“India and the Contemporary World – 2 Textbook in History for Class – 10 – 1066″ Book Review: This revised version of the textbook has been published by NCERT. It maintains strict parity with the syllabus that has been laid out by the CBSE. It gives a clear idea about world history to the students. It contains brief ideas about different revolutions and political movements. It also helps to establish the concept of the emergence of a modern society. It makes sure that the students stay interested and thoughtful while reading History. The chapters covered are ‘The Rise of Nationalism in Europe’ ; ‘The Nationalist Movement in Indo – China’ ; ‘Nationalism in India’ ; ‘The Making of a Global World’ ; ‘The Age of Industrialisation’ ; ‘Work, Life and Leisure’ ; ‘Print Culture and The Modern World’ and ‘Novels, Society and History’.

2.”History and Civics Self-Tutor – ICSE X” by R.L. Bhat

“History and Civics Self-Tutor – ICSE X” Book Review: This book incorporates an encyclopaedic glossary at the beginning of each section. It introduces the meanings and concepts providing a memory aid. It contains Points for Quick Recapitulation which reinforces the concepts and provides an overview of the whole chapter. Solved Questions of both Part I and Part II of last 10 years examination papers as well as Model Questions with answers have been provided. A new concept containing Brainstorming Questions and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) has also been included in each chapter. 4 Project/Assignment topics have been discussed at the end. Five Model Test Papers with solutions and Ten Self-Practice Test Papers further make the student exam ready. At the end, a (sealed) Mock Examination Paper has been appended to give the student a mock feel of the real examination.

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3.”Ages and Events: History and Civics Book by Pearson for ICSE Class 10″ by H. Nalini Lawrence and Mahesh Chandra Kharga

“Ages and Events: History and Civics Book by Pearson for ICSE Class 10″ Book Review: This book is structured according to the latest syllabus prescribed by ICSE. It follows a narrative as well as critical approach while dealing with the historical and political concepts and events. Each topic has been covered keeping in mind the parameters of the board examination. Scope at the beginning of each chapter delineates the horizontal and vertical dimensions of topics to be learnt. Timeline at the beginning of history chapters enables the student to learn the dates and events in a chronological order. Maps, photographs, sketched, mind maps, and tables presented in an attractive layout serve as visual aids to facilitate conceptual learning. Review questions in the middle of the topics test the retaining ability of the students.

4.”Modern Indian History Contemporary World And Civics ICSE Class X” by A Jacob B B Tayal
5.”Goyal’s ICSE History and Civics Model Test Papers for Class X” by Editorials

“Goyal’s ICSE History and Civics Model Test Papers for Class X” Book Review: This book is strictly according to the latest syllabus issued by ICSE. It has been put together by experienced experts keeping in mind the syllabus and requirement of the exams. 5 Solved Model Test Papers have been given for the examination practice. It helps the students learn the chapters in the long run as well. The questions are answered in a step-by-step and easy to comprehend manner. 10 Unsolved Model Test Papers are included for further thorough practice. It contains Solved ICSE Examination Papers of 2013, 2014 and 2015.

6.”Essential Certificate History and Civics Coursebook 10″ by Manjistha Bose

“Essential Certificate History and Civics Coursebook 10″ Book Review: This book is an exhaustive resource to help students ace the critical board examination. It combines an exam oriented approach based on the latest ICSE syllabus. Important events have been covered linking the cause and effect in history. Working of Indian government has been depicted in the civics section. This book comes with a Companion CD which includes a test generator. High quality diagrams, maps and timelines given aid for recapitulation. Exercises have been structured based on the ICSE exam pattern. Picture Study questions have been included for every chapter.

7.”ICSE Total History and Civics – 10″ by Dolly E Sequeira

“ICSE Total History and Civics – 10″ Book Review: This book has been written according to the latest syllabus in history and civics prescribed by the ICSE. A number of questions based on the ICSE examination pattern have been given for each chapter. These test candidate’s knowledge and judgement and make them familiar with the type of questions asked in the exam. One key feature of this book is that the lessons have been trial-tested in a classroom situation. Maps, charts, models and other teaching aids have been used to make the learning process interesting. It covers the entire history of Indian independence, 1st world war, 2nd world war and civics in a precise manner.

8.”Discover History and Civics: ICSE 10″ by Annapurna Devi

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“Discover History and Civics: ICSE 10″ Book Review: This book is based on the newly revised ICSE syllabus. All chapters have question banks which include short answer questions and structured questions that follow the exam pattern of ICSE. It also contains questions which have been asked in the former examinations of the previous years. All chapters have Source Boxes that contain extra knowledge to enhance understanding. ‘In Brief’ summarises the main points of the chapter. Abundant photographs, maps and illustrations have been used to make the subject come alive.

9.”Certificate History and Civics: Textbook for ICSE Class 10″ by K. S. S. Seshan and Dipankar Prakash Rai

“Certificate History and Civics: Textbook for ICSE Class 10″ Book Review: This book has been written following the current syllabus as prescribed by CISCE. It incorporates the extensive changes effected in the new ICSE syllabus and creates interest in the study of history and civics. It includes famous quotations and speeches from important historical personalities. Maps, illustrations, pictures, dates and facts have been provided for enhanced understanding. Self assessment tools have been given for extensive practice. Photo study questions, short questions, structured questions, etc add to the salient features of this book.

10.”Model Specimen Papers for History and Civics: ICSE Class 10 for 2019 Examination” by Oswal Publishers

“Model Specimen Papers for History and Civics: ICSE Class 10 for 2019 Examination” Book Review: This book has been designed to strengthen the basic concepts along with enhancing the analytical skills of students. It presents the right fusion of ‘preparation with 10 solved papers’ and ‘practice with 4 unsolved papers’. It allows for thorough revision with Solved Model Papers. It aids in self evaluation with Unsolved Model Papers. Students can quickly recall and get familiarized with the style and type of questions according to marking schemes.

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People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “India and the Contemporary World – 2 Textbook in History for Class – 10 – 1066” by NCERT, “History and Civics Self-Tutor – ICSE X” by R.L. Bhat, “Ages and Events: History and Civics Book by Pearson for ICSE Class 10” by H. Nalini Lawrence and Mahesh Chandra Kharga, “Modern Indian History Contemporary World And Civics ICSE Class X” by A Jacob B B Tayal, “Goyal’s ICSE History and Civics Model Test Papers for Class X” by Editorials, “Essential Certificate History and Civics Coursebook 10” by Manjistha Bose, “ICSE Total History and Civics – 10” by Dolly E Sequeira, “Discover History and Civics: ICSE 10” by Annapurna Devi, “Certificate History and Civics: Textbook for ICSE Class 10” by K. S. S. Seshan and Dipankar Prakash Rai, “Model Specimen Papers for History and Civics: ICSE Class 10 for 2019 Examination” by Oswal Publishers – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

We have created a collection of best Secondary school books for students of “Class 10 – History” so that one can readily see the list of top books on “Class 10 – History” and buy the books either online or offline.

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