Modern South Asia: History, Culture and Political Economy / Edition 1

Modern South Asia: History, Culture and Political Economy / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis, Ayesha Jalal, Ayesha Jalal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415169526

ISBN-13: 9780415169523

Pub. Date: 03/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Jointly written by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, this edition of Modern South Asia offers a rare depth of historical understanding of the politics, cultures and economies that shape the lives of more than a fifth of humanity. After sketching the pre-modern history of the sub-continent, the book concentrates on the last three centuries.

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Jointly written by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians, this edition of Modern South Asia offers a rare depth of historical understanding of the politics, cultures and economies that shape the lives of more than a fifth of humanity. After sketching the pre-modern history of the sub-continent, the book concentrates on the last three centuries.

This second edition has been updated throughout to take account of recent historical research. It includes an expanded section on post-independence with a completely new chapter on the period from 1991 to the present, a chapter on the last millennium in subcontinental history and a new chronology of key events.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415169523
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.46(h) x 0.94(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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