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Spectrum Modern India Old Edition vs New Edition

I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?
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  • Sufficient... No change in succeeding editions.... Yahi toh fayda hai History me
  • coolbuddy said:

    Sufficient... No change in succeeding editions.... Yahi toh fayda hai History me

    Update your info sir...the latest edition starts from 1757
  • The new one has some chapters ...before 1857......but there importance can't be proved.......better have a look but from Amazon and see then return it
  • I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
  • me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    Is the new edition available on amazon? I could find all old ones only
  • This is new cover ...and
    banbhatt said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    Is the new edition available on amazon? I could find all old ones only
    This is new.cover of ...latest book

    https://www.amazon.in/Brief-History-Modern-India/dp/B073QW5PFW?tag=googinhydr18418-21
  • This is new cover ...and

    banbhatt said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    Is the new edition available on amazon? I could find all old ones only
    This is new.cover of ...latest book

    https://www.amazon.in/Brief-History-Modern-India/dp/B073QW5PFW?tag=googinhydr18418-21
    A newer version i found in market of 2017 edition:(
  • coolbuddy said:

    Sufficient... No change in succeeding editions.... Yahi toh fayda hai History me

    Update your info sir...the latest edition starts from 1757
    Thank you
  • coolbuddy said:

    coolbuddy said:

    Sufficient... No change in succeeding editions.... Yahi toh fayda hai History me

    Update your info sir...the latest edition starts from 1757
    Thank you
    Hmmm. Checked the contents provided in comment section . Quite a few chaoters have been added.
  • Those who are saying it won't make a difference, have not seen new edition (2017). Book is completely overhauled in a good way. Veterans or freshers, go for 2017 edition.

    https://www.amazon.in/Brief-History-Modern-India/dp/8179306542/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1514582344&sr=8-1&keywords=Spectrum+history
  • Those who are saying it won't make a difference, have not seen new edition (2017). Book is completely overhauled in a good way. Veterans or freshers, go for 2017 edition.

    https://www.amazon.in/Brief-History-Modern-India/dp/8179306542/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1514582344&sr=8-1&keywords=Spectrum+history

    Is there changes in shankar ias environment book too from 2014?
  • edited January 4
    banbhatt said:

    Those who are saying it won't make a difference, have not seen new edition (2017). Book is completely overhauled in a good way. Veterans or freshers, go for 2017 edition.

    https://www.amazon.in/Brief-History-Modern-India/dp/8179306542/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1514582344&sr=8-1&keywords=Spectrum+history

    Is there changes in shankar ias environment book too from 2014?
    Yes. Buy updated versions of Spectrum by Rajiv ahir, Laxmikanth and Shankar IAS.
  • I have 4th edition of shankar environment book... Will this be sufficient or should i get the updated edition for IAS 2018 pre & mains?
  • Aur ye nitin singhania to update nahi hui hogi?
  • banbhatt said:

    Aur ye nitin singhania to update nahi hui hogi?

    uska bhi new addition a gya hai oct, nov main hi
  • banbhatt said:

    Aur ye nitin singhania to update nahi hui hogi?

    uska bhi new addition a gya hai oct, nov main hi
    Changes hain?
  • amazon main new addition a gya hai plz check
  • banbhatt said:

    banbhatt said:

    Aur ye nitin singhania to update nahi hui hogi?

    uska bhi new addition a gya hai oct, nov main hi
    Changes hain?
    Mt purchase krga not much changes in book only 2 chapter ( coins in ancient or med history and Indian culture in abroad)add hua hai
  • edited January 4
    gar_123 said:

    I have 4th edition of shankar environment book... Will this be sufficient or should i get the updated edition for IAS 2018 pre & mains?

    I do not understand reluctance in sniffing a newly edited fresh book. Arey fir se underline kar lena. These books are not pricey. Then bitter truth is one can fail prelims at any bad day :neutral: So better to move to updated version as early as possible otherwise one might need to update themselves in 2019 which could be done in 2018 itself :smile:
  • Spectrum Abhi mat lo... 2018 ka edition aane wala hai
  • me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    New stuff like? Could you list a few of them? Thanks
    Sweet Victory!
  • Gameplay said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    New stuff like? Could you list a few of them? Thanks
    yaar purane log bhi kitna mehant se bhagte ho
    https://www.amazon.in/gp/customer-reviews/RQ4BLQOYTT63X/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=8179306542
  • Gameplay said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    New stuff like? Could you list a few of them? Thanks
    Advent of Europeans,consolidation of British Powers in India etc. Basically the starting chapters of Bipin Chandra's Old NCERT which were missing in previous editions.
  • Spectrum Abhi mat lo... 2018 ka edition aane wala hai

    2017 edition came in october around... 2018 edition should not come before prelims. What's the source of your information?
  • Gameplay said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    New stuff like? Could you list a few of them? Thanks
    yaar purane log bhi kitna mehant se bhagte ho
    https://www.amazon.in/gp/customer-reviews/RQ4BLQOYTT63X/ref=cm_cr_dp_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=8179306542
    Shukriya for the link..
    Sweet Victory!
  • Gameplay said:

    me4IAS said:

    I am a fresher. I have 2014 edition of Spectrum's Modern India book which starts from The Great Revolt of 1857.
    Should I buy the new edition of the Spectrum book or my current edition is enough for the exam?

    Buy Latest Updated Edition, lot of new stuff which was missing in earlier editions. Almost double size of old one.
    New stuff like? Could you list a few of them? Thanks
    Advent of Europeans,consolidation of British Powers in India etc. Basically the starting chapters of Bipin Chandra's Old NCERT which were missing in previous editions.
    Thanks ! Much appreciated :)
    Sweet Victory!
  • India's fight for independence ko padhna redundant kar de to badiya hoga.
    I see he has covered topics post-independence too. But just superficial
    Only if post independence ke bhi spectrum aa jaye to mains ka pain kam ho jayega thoda
  • India's fight for independence ko padhna redundant kar de to badiya hoga.
    I see he has covered topics post-independence too. But just superficial
    Only if post independence ke bhi spectrum aa jaye to mains ka pain kam ho jayega thoda

    Do VisionIAS booklet for post independence.
  • India's fight for independence ko padhna redundant kar de to badiya hoga.
    I see he has covered topics post-independence too. But just superficial
    Only if post independence ke bhi spectrum aa jaye to mains ka pain kam ho jayega thoda

    Do VisionIAS booklet for post independence.
    It's hard to fine visoin ias booklet for Post Indepence........any link....or cover page image will work...
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