The politics of India since independence / Paul R. Brass.

Author
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1994
Physical description
xx, 403 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521459702
  • 0521453623
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 368-386) and index.
Contents
  • List of figures and tables.
  • Preface.
  • List of abbreviations.
  • 1. Introduction: continuities and discontinuities between pre- and post-Independence India. p. 1.
  • 2. Political change, political structure, and the functioning of government. p. 35.
  • 3. Parties and politics. p. 67.
  • 4. State and local politics. p. 116.
  • 5. Language problems. p. 157.
  • 6. Crises of national unity: Punjab, the northeast, and Kashmir. p. 192.
  • 7. Communal and caste conflict: secularism, Hindu nationalism, and the Indian state. p. 228.
  • 8. Politics, economic development, and social change. p. 273.
  • 9. Political aspects of agricultural change. p. 303.
  • 10. Conclusion: problems and prospects. p. 336.
  • Bibliography. p. 368.
  • Index. p. 387.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English

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