Longman History and Civics for ICSE Classes 6 to 8, 3E, is based on the latest syllabus prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. These books seek to dispel the largely conceived notion that history and civics are tedious and boring. They aim to make learning of the historical and political concepts an enjoyable experience. The pedagogical emphasis of these books lies in promoting the learning of the subject, as well as facilitating a clear understanding of the events that shaped the history of India and the rest of the world. Civics, usually regarded as a dry, uninteresting subject, is freed from the shackles of lifeless codes. The content has been specially designed to relate its importance to our everyday life.