Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy / Edition 3

Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy / Edition 3

by Sugata Bose, Ayesha Jalal
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041577943X

ISBN-13: 9780415779432

Pub. Date: 03/11/2011

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia is written in an accessible style for all those with an intellectual curiosity about the region. After sketching the pre-modern history of the subcontinent,

the book concentrates on the last three centuries from c.1700 to the present. Jointly written by

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Drawing on the newest and most sophisticated historical research and scholarship in the field, Modern South Asia is written in an accessible style for all those with an intellectual curiosity about the region. After sketching the pre-modern history of the subcontinent,

the book concentrates on the last three centuries from c.1700 to the present. Jointly written by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, it offers a rare depth of historical understanding of the politics, cultures and economies that shape the lives of more than a fifth of humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415779432
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,066,224
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 South Asian History: An Introduction

2 Modernity and Antiquity: Interpetations of Ancient India

3 Pre-Modern Accomodation of difference: The Making of Indo-Islamic Cultures

4 The Mughal Empire: State, Economy and Society

5 India Between Empires:

Decline or Decentralization?

6 The Transition to Colonialism: Resistance and Collaboration

7 The First Century of British Rule, 1757 to 1857: State and Economy

8 Company Raj and Indian Society, 1757 to 1857: Reinvention and Reform of "Tradition"

9 1857:

Rebellion, Collaboration and the Transition to Crown Raj

10 High Noon of Colonialism, 1858 to 1914: State and Political Economy

11 A Nation in Making? Rational Reform, Religious Revival and Swadeshi Nationalism, 1858 to 1914

12 Colonialism Under Siege: State and

Political Economy after World War I

13 Gandhian Nationalism and Mass Politics in the 1920s

14 The Depression Decade: Society, Economics and Politics

15 Nationalism and Colonialism during World War II and its Aftermath

16 The Partition of India and the

Creation of Pakistan

17 Nineteen Forty-seven: Memories and Meanings

18 Post-Colonial South Asia: State and Economy, Society and Politics, 1947-1971

19 Post-Colonial South Asia: State and Economy, Society and Politics, 1971-1997

20 Decolonizing South Asian

History: Fiftieth Anniversary Reflections

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