The author has weaved the theme in a comprehensive manner. It contains sixteen chapters of various phases of the British rule in India. Commencing from the early Company's period, it ends with the political movements of the freedom struggle. It is indeed a comprehensive political scenario of the period covering about two centuries.
The chapters deal with European commerce with India, foreign powers and political ambition, East India Company's strategy, land settlement and other reforms, subsidiary alliances, Marath's power and strategy, Revolt and Act of 1858, Indian Councils Act of 1861, Lord Ripon and reforms, Congress and Act of 1892, Morley-Minto reforms and beginning of a new era.
This volume would be useful for teachers, scholars and students in India and abroad.