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

Author
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1996
Physical description
xx, 403 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780521453622
  • 0521453623
  • 9780521459709
  • 0521459702
Notes
  • Reprinted 1996. First published: 1994.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 368-386) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: Continuities and discontinuities between pre- and post-Independence India -- PART I: POLITICAL CHANGE: Introduction -- Political change, political structure, and the functioning of government -- Parties and politics -- State and local politics -- PART II: PLURALISM AND NATIONAL INTEGRATION: Introduction -- Language problems -- Crises of national unity: Punjab, the northeast, and Kashmir -- Communal, and caste conflict: secularism, Hindu nationalism, and the Indian state -- PART III: POLITICAL ECONOMY: Introduction -- Politics, economic development, and social change -- Political aspects of agricultural change -- Conclusion: Problems and prospects.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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