IMPORTANT BOOKS & THEIR AUTHORS

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PPSC PREPARATION

  • Shahnama-i-Islam was written by Hafeez Jalandri.
  • Man who ruled India was written by Philip Woodruff.
  • The book confession was written by Rousseau.
  • Quaid –e-Azam Jinnah. The story of a Nation is written by G.Allana.
  • Heroes and Hero-Worship was written by Carlyle.
  • Foundation of Pakistan was written by Sharif ud din Pirzada.
  • Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam was written by Edward Fitzgeranld.
  • Gitanjali was written by Rabindranath Tagore.
  • Asrar-e-khudi is written by Allama Iqbal
  • Bal-e-Jibril is written by Allama Iqbal

  • Bang-e-dara is written by Allma Iqbal
  • Bostan is written by Sheikh Saadi
  • Darbar-i-Akbari is written by Azad, Muhammad Hussain
  • Gulistan is written by Sheikh Saadi
  • Hayat-i-Jawid is written by Hali
  • Javaid Nama is written by Allama Iqbal
  • Jawab-e-Shikwah is written by Allama Iqbal
  • Ktab al Shifa is written by Ibn Sina
  • Mirat ul Aroos is written by Nazir Ahmed
  • Muqaddamah is written by Ibn Khaldun
  • Shaer o Shaeri is written by Altaf Hussain Hali
  • Mussaddas-i-Hali is written by Altaf Hussain Hali
  • Naqsh-e-Faryadi is written by Faiz Ahmed Faiz
  • Payam-e-Mashriq is written by Allama Iqbal
  • Shahnama is written by Firdausi
  • Tehzeeb al Ikhlaq is written by Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
  • Tafhim ul quran is written by Syed Abdul ala Maudoodi.
  • Yadgar-i-Galib is written by Hali
  • Zabur-e-Anjam is written by Dr. Allama Iqbal
  • Zarb-e-Kaleem is written by Dr. Allama Iqbal
  • Arabian Nights is written by Sir Richard Buton
  • An Ideal Husband is written by Oscar Wilde
  • A woman of No importance is written by Oscar Wild
  • Animal Farm is written by George Orwell
  • Anthony Cleopatra is written by W. Shakespeare
  • As you like it is written by W. Shakespeare
  • Caesar and Cleopatra is written by G.B Shaw
  • Comedy of Errors is written by W. Shakespeare
  • Daughter of the East is written by Benazir Bhuto

  • Decline and Fall of Roman Empire is written by Edward Gibbon
  • Doctor’s Dilemma is written by G.B Shaw
  • East of Aden is written by John Steinbeck
  • French Revolution is written by Tomas Carlyle
  • Freedom at Midnight is written by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapiere
  • Gone with the Wind is written by Margaret Mithchel
  • Great Expectations is written by Charles Dickens
  • Gulliver’s Travels is written by Jonathan Swift
  • Hamlet is written by W.Shakespeare
  • Ibn Battuta Travels in Asia and Africa is written by Ibn Battuta
  • Jungle book is written by Rudyard Kipling
  • Jinnah of Pakistan is written by Stanley Wolpert
  • Myth of independence is written by Z. A Bhutto
  • World War is written by W. Churchill
  • Merchant of Venice is written by Shakerpeare
  • Muhammad Ali Jinnah is written by M.H Saiyid
  • Much Ado About Nothing is written by Shakespeare
  • Nine Days Wonder is written by John Masefield
  • Nineteen Eighty Four is written by George Orwell
  • Old man and the Sea is written by Ernest Hamingway
  • Oliver Twist is written by Charles Dickens
  • Origin Of species is written by Charles Darwin
  • Paradise Lost is written by John Milton
  • Pickwick papers is written by Charles Dickens
  • Pride and Prejudice is written by Jane Austen
  • Robinson Crusoe is written by Daniel Defoe
  • Sense and Sensibility is written by Jane Austin
  • Sohrab and Rustam Mathew Arnold
  • Social Contact is written by Rousseau

  • Treasure Island is written by R.L Stevenson
  • Tropic of Cancer is written by Henry Miller
  • Twelfth Night is written by W. Shakespeare
  • A Tale of Two Cities is written by Charles Dickens
  • Vanity of Human Wishes is written by Samuel Johnson
  • Wealth of Nation is written by Adam Simith
  • Zulfi Bhutto of Pakistan is written by Stanley Wolpert
  • Faust is written by Goethe
  • Mein Kampf is written by Hitler
  • Divine Comedy is written by Dante
  • Odyssey (Greek) is written by Homer
  • Utopia is written by Thomas Mooore
  • War and Peace is written by Leo Tolstoy
  • Crime and Punishment is written by F.M Dostovsky
  • Communist Manifesto is written by Karl Marx and Eagles
  • Das Capital is written by Karl Marx
  • The idiot is written by Dostoevsky
  • Don Quixoto is written by Miguel De Cervates
  • The Prince is written by Machiavelli
  • Constitutional Development of Pakistan is written by G.W Choudhry
  • Five Thousand Years of Pakistan is written by Wheeler R.E.M
  • Foreign Policy of Pakistan is written by Zulifkar Ali Bhutto
  • Jinnah, Creator of Pakistan is written by Hecor Bolitho
  • Muslim Separatism in India and Pakistan is written by Abdul Hamid
  • Pakistan the Formative Phase is written by Lawrence Ziring
  • Political Syetem in Pakistan is written by Khalid B. Saeed
  • Politics in Pakistan is written by Khalid B. Saeed
  • Quaid-i-Azam and Pakistan is written by Ahmad Hasan Dani
  • Struggle for Pakistan is written by I.H Qureshi

  • The Emergence of Pakistan is written by Mohammad Ali Choudhry
  • The Making of Pakistan is written by K.K Aziz
  • Towards Pakistan is written by Whaeed-uz-Zaman
  • World Politics Since 1945 is written by P. Calvocrassi
  • Khusboo is written by Parveen Shakir
  • Laila Majnoo is written by Amir Khusro
  • Akbar nama is written by Abu Fazal
  • Al Qanoon fil Tib is written by Ibne Sina
  • Green Book is written by Presisdent Moamoor Gadafi
  • Republic is written by Plato
  • Revolution and Independence is written by Words Worth
  • Road to Freedom is written by Bertrand Russel
  • Romeo and Juliet is written by Shakespeare
  • Joan of Arc is written by G.W Shaw.
  • Foust was written by Goethe.
  • “Profiles in Courage” is written by Henry Kissinger.
  • Pickwick Papers were written by Charles Dickens.
  • “East and Eden” was written by John Steinback.
  • A farewell to Arms is written by Earnest Hemingway.
  • Travel in Arabian Desert was written by C.M Doughty.
  • The spirit of Islam was written by Syed Ameer Ali.
  • The poem Shikwah and Jawab-e-Sikwah was written by Allama Iqbal.
  • Five Thousand Years of Pakistan was written by REM Wheeler.
  • Struggle of Pakistan was written by I.H Qureshi.
  • The poem “Ancient Mariner” is the work of Coleridge.
  • White Papers are policy statements published by the British parliament on the subject of tremendous public importance.
    • Blue Books are the official reports of the British Government.
  • White Books are the official publications of the countries like Portugal, China, and Germany.

  • Yellow Books are the official records of France.
  • Grey Books are the official policy as well as reports of the Japanese government.
  • Green Books are the official reports of the Italian government.
  • Orange Books are the official publication of the Netherlands.
  • Lenin wrote ‘the state and revolution’.
  • Ibn-e-Khaldun retired as a judge.
  • Al Ghazali is known as Hujatul Islam.
  • The name of the book which Al-Farabi wrote is ‘Ara Madinatul Fazila’.
  • Plato wrote ‘the laws’.
  • Aristotle founded ‘the lyceum’.
  • Mao wrote ‘On contradictions’.
  • J.S. Mill wrote ‘On liberty’.
  • Witness to surrender=Siddique Saliq.
  • A short history of Pak:=I.H.Qureshi.
  • Discovery of Pak:= A.Aziz.
  • Foundation of Pak: = Sharifuddin Pirzada.
  • Five Thousand Years of Pak::= R.E.M. Wheeler.
  • History of Freedom Movement=I.H.Qureshi.
  • Jinnah of Pak: = Stanley Woolpert.
  • Jinnah as I know him= Abdul Hassan Isphahani.
  • The Making of Pakistan= Richard Symonds.
  • The Making of Pakistan=K.K.Aziz.
  • Jinnah:Creator of Pak:=Hector Bolithio.
  • Quaid-e-Azam: The Story of A Nation=G.Allana.
  • India wins Freedom= Abdul Kalam Azad.
  • Emergence of Pak:=Ch: Rahmat Ali.
  • Towards Pakistan=Wahiduzaman
  • Transfer of Power in India=V.P.Memon.
  • Pak: Nagozeer Tha= Syed Hasan Raza.

  • Quaid-i-Azam & Pakistan=Ahmed Hassan Dani.
  • Friends not Masters=Ayub Khan.
  • The Pakistan Issue= Nazir Yar Jung.
  • Quid wrote the preface of “My Leader”=Ziauddin Ahmed.
  • Muslim Nationalism in India= Malik Hafeez.
  • Pathway to Pak: = Ch: Khaiquzzaman.
  • The Indian Musalimans= W.W.Hunter.
  • Our Struggle=Mohd: Noman.
  • Evolution of Pak: Sharifuddin Pirzada.
  • Mohd: Ali Jinnah=G.Allana.
  • Birth of Pak: =Dr. Sachin.
  • Pak: the Heart of Asia= Liaquat Ali Khan.
  • Incomplete Partition = Alastair Lamb.
  • Birth of a tragedy= Dr. Tahir Amir.
  • My Last day with Quaid=Ilahi Bux
  • Outline of a scheme of Indian Federation=Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan.
  • Thought on Pakistan= Ambedkar.
  • ‘Freedom’ at Midnight= Larry Collins
  • Hayat-e-Javed was written by Altaf Hussain Hali.
  • The Forgotten Years is an autobiography of from Foreign Minister Sir Zafarullah Khan.
  • Mission with Mountabatten=Alan Campbell Johnson.
  • Religious Thought of Sayyid Ahmed Khan==Bahir Ahmad Dar.
  • The Cambridge History of the British Empire=H.H.Dodwell.
  • Oxford History of India=Vincent Smith.
  • India, Pakistan & the West=Percival Smith.
  • The book “party politics in Pakistan’ (1947-58) is written by K.K.AZIZ.
  • Alice in Wonderland is a book written by Lewis Carrol.
  • Edwina and Nehru is written by Catherine Clement.
  • Beloved is a novel authored by Toni Morrison.

  • Conquest of Happiness was authored by Bertrand Russel.
  • Crossing the Threshold of Hope was authored by Pope John Paul II.
  • Gulliver’s Travel is authored by Jonathan Swift in which there is description of the island of Lilliputs.
  • Higher than Hopes is biography of Nelson Mandela.
  • India Divided is a book written by Dr. Rajenra Parsad.
  • Indian War of Independence is a book written by V.D. Savarkar.
  • Kubla Khan is a poem by Coleridge.
  • Life Divine is a book written by Sri Aurobindo.
  • Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus is the book written by John Gray.
  • Mother India is a book written by Katherine Mayo.
  • My Frozen Turbulence in Kashmir is written by Jagmohan.
  • Unto This Last is written by Ruskin.
  • Who wrote Gone with the Wind: Margaret Mitchell
  • Who wrote “History of God”? Karen Armstrong
  • Raghuvasma was written by Kalidas.
  • Grief and Hope is a book written by Noa Ben Artizi-Plossof, grand-daughter of slain Israili PM Yitzak Rabin.
    • Freedom Behind Bars is a book written by Kiran Bedi.
  • Hayat-e-Jawaid, written by Altaf Hussain Hali, is on the life of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan.
  • “The Sun also Rises” is written by Earnest Hemingway.
  • Khadija Mastoor wrote Angan.
  • Imam Ghazali is the author of Ihya-ul-Uloom.
  • Montesquieu wrote ‘the spirit of laws’.
  • Who wrote the book – Call of the Wild-Jack London
  • Who wrote “Voyage through History”? Musarrt Hussain Zuberi
  • Who is the author of “Preparing for the Twenty First Century”? Paul Kennedy
  • Who wrote “Supreme Court and Human Rights”? Tamizuddin
  • The author of famous book, “Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy” is Henry Kissinger.
  • ‘Rise and Fall of Great Powers’ is the work of Paul Kennedy.

  • My Experiments with Truth is autobiography of Mahtma Gandhi.

IMPORTANT BATTLES

  • Battle of Jhelum was fought b/w Alexandar the Great and Raja Porus in 326 B.C. The latter was defeated.
    • Mahumud Ghaznavi invaded on Somnath in 1025 A.D.
  • Battle of Tarain was fought b/w Mohd: Ghouri and Prithvi Raj in 1192 A.D. The former won the battle.
  • First battle of Panipat was fought b/w Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur in 1526. Babur won the battle.
  • Second battle of Panipat was fought in 1556. Akbar won the battle.
  • Third battle of Panipat was fought b/w Ahmad Shah Abdali and Marahttas in 1760. Ahmed Shah defeated the latter.
    • West Bank was occupied in 1967.
  • Japan attacked Pearl Harbour located in Hawaii on 7 Dec: 1941.
  • Israel occupied Golan Heights from Syria.
  • West Bank is located b/w Isreal & Jordan.
  • West Bank was occupied in 1967.
  • Iran & UAE dispute over Persian Gulf islands, Greater & lesser Tunbs.
  • Sakhalin Island is dispute b/w Russia & Japan.

  • Iran & UAE dispute over Persian Gulf islands, Greater & lesser Tunbs.
  • Sakhalin island is dispute b/w Russia & Japan.
  • In Battle of Sabroan, English defeated Sikhs and captured Lahore.
  • Nickname of Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 was Little Boy and on Nagasaki=Fat Man.
  • The hundred year war actually lasted for 114 years.
  • Sir William Howard Russell was the first Great War correspondent.
  • Hundred years war fought between France and Britain during 1338-1453.
  • Cease fire between Iran and Iraq took place in 1988, by the intervention of U.N.
  • The place named Normandy became worlds famous due to the D.Day landing during the Second World War on 6th June 1944. Normandy is located in France.
    • Pearl Harbor incident took place on 7th Dec 1941.

  • In 1982 the Falklands war was fought between Britain and Argentina.
  • Civil War of USA lasted from 1861-1865.
  • The famous British Naval commander, who defected the French Naval Fleet at Nile in 1788 and at Trafalgar in 1805 was Horatio Nelson.
    • Doer war fought between South Africa and British.
  • Fighting broke out between Greeks and the Turks in July 1974.
  • At the end of Second World War in 1945, Germany was divided among 4 major powers.
  • In Opium war Britain fought against China.
  • Gulf war Jan 1991 stopped in Feb 28, 1991.
  • Iran-Iraq was started in Sep 1980 and ended in Aug1988.
  • Lloyd George of Great Britain represented in treaty of Versailles.
  • Germany remained in grip of allied occupation from 1994 to 1952.
  • The American general who acted as the supreme commander of Allied forces in Europe during the second world war was D.D Eisenhower.
    • The criminals of the Second World War were trailed in the city of Nuremburg.
  • Break up of Germany occurred on 1945 and merger on Oct 3, 1990.
  • Iraq occupied Kuwait on 2nd Aug 1990.
  • USA dropped an atom bomb on Hiroshima on 6th August 1945.
  • First World War begun on 1914 A.D. and Second World War started in 1939 when Germany attacked on Poland, it is also considered as greatest war.
    • Germans call a WW1 sea fight Battle of Skagerrak what in UK:         Battle of Jutland
  • Operation Thunderbolt was the nickname given to which raid            Israeli raid on Entebbe
  • In WW2 the Germans launched operation Bernhard – what Counterfeit British Notes
  • In WW2 what was the German codename for invasion of Russia- Barberossa
  • Operation Dracula in WWII freed what city- Rangoon Burma
  • Which 19th century battle UK / USA fought after peace signed-        Battle of New Orleans
  • Waterloo is now in… Belgium
  • The Duke of Wellington defeated Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
  • What famous battle was fought at Pancenoit-Waterloo – (four miles away)
  • The third battle of Panipat was fought between Marathas and Afghans.

  • In Battle of Sabroan, English defeated Sikhs and captured Lahore.
  • Iraq occupied Kuwait in August 1990.
  • Afghan Mujahideen took power in Kabul on April 20,1991
  • North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950.
  • Japan attacked Pearl Harbour located in Hawaii on 7 Dec: 1941.
  • Nickname of Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 was Little Boy and on Nagasaki=Fat Man.
  • Darfur conflict is in Sudan.

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