India Today

India Today

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ISBN: UVA:X030628858

Category: India

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India Today

India Today

These are the big questions addressed in this book by three scholars who have lived and researched in different parts of India during the period of this great transformation.

Author: Stuart Corbridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780745676647

Category: Political Science

Page: 343

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Twenty years ago India was still generally thought of as an archetypal developing country, home to the largest number of poor people of any country in the world, and beset by problems of low economic growth, casteism and violent religious conflict. Now India is being feted as an economic power-house which might well become the second largest economy in the world before the middle of this century. Its democratic traditions, moreover, remain broadly intact. How and why has this historic transformation come about? And what are its implications for the people of India, for Indian society and politics? These are the big questions addressed in this book by three scholars who have lived and researched in different parts of India during the period of this great transformation. Each of the 13 chapters seeks to answer a particular question: When and why did India take off? How did a weak state promote audacious reform? Is government in India becoming more responsive (and to whom)? Does India have a civil society? Does caste still matter? Why is India threatened by a Maoist insurgency? In addressing these and other pressing questions, the authors take full account of vibrant new scholarship that has emerged over the past decade or so, both from Indian writers and India specialists, and from social scientists who have studied India in a comparative context. India Today is a comprehensive and compelling text for students of South Asia, political economy, development and comparative politics as well as anyone interested in the future of the world's largest democracy.
Categories: Political Science

India Today

India Today

Author: R. Dutt

Publisher: Read Country Books

ISBN: 9781443736848

Category: History

Page: 552

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A political history of the Indian state, originally published in the 1930s. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include: India in the War - India as it is and as it Might Be - India's Problem - The Wealth and the Poverty of India - A Contrast of Two Worlds -British Rule in India - The Secret of Indian Poverty - British Rule in India, The Old Basis - Modern Imperialism in India - The Basic Problem of India, The Agrarian Problem - The Crisis of Agriculture - Burdens on the Peasantry - Towards Agrarian Revolution - The Indian People in Movement - The Rise of Indian Nationalism - Three Stages of National Struggle - Rise of Labour and Socialism - The Battleground in India Today - The Dark Forces in India - The Battleground of the New Constitution - The National Struggle on the Eve of the War - India in World Politics - Conclusions- The Future
Categories: History

India Today

India Today

COOKING of India's total economic output is still accounted for by agriculture, and
farming accounts for two-thirds of India's employment. Thus, 700 million people
live in the ... India Today, December 6, 2004. Gahlaut, Kanika.“Global Designs.

Author: Arnold P. Kaminsky

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313374623

Category: India

Page: 864

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With more than a billion citizens - almost 18 per cent of the world's population - India is a reflection of over 5,000 years of interaction and exchange across a wide spectrum of cultures and civilizations. "India Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic" describes the growth and development of the nation since it achieved independence from the British Raj in 1947. The two-volume work presents an analytical review of India's transition from fledgling state to the world's largest democracy and potential economic superpower. Providing current data and perspective backed by historical context as appropriate, the encyclopedia brings together the latest scholarship on India's diverse cultures, societies, religions, political cultures, and social and economic challenges. It covers such issues as foreign relations, security, and economic and political developments, helping readers understand India's people and appreciate the nation's importance as a political power and economic force, both regionally and globally
Categories: India

Inside India Today Routledge Revivals

Inside India Today  Routledge Revivals

Events in the Indian sub-continent during the 1970s, where, in the summer of
1975, the ruling party engineered a 'constitutional' coup by declaring a ... First
published the following year, in 1976, Inside India Today attempted to fulfil that
need.

Author: Dilip Hiro

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135048235

Category: Social Science

Page: 332

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Events in the Indian sub-continent during the 1970s, where, in the summer of 1975, the ruling party engineered a ‘constitutional’ coup by declaring a national emergency, re-emphasised the need for a fuller understanding of India’s social system and people. First published the following year, in 1976, Inside India Today attempted to fulfil that need. Drawing on personal interviews, conducted during his two years’ travels throughout the country collecting a mass of first hand evidence, and on various surveys and studies published in the press, the author sketches a broad portrait of Indian life in the villages and cities. Hiro relates this research to the existing socio-political structure of the time: the constitutional framework, the electoral system, the performance of the Indian National Congress and the Communist system. Written in an accessible, engaging style and containing a wealth of information and insight, Inside India Today is a major contribution towards the scholarship surrounding this complex and fascinating country.
Categories: Social Science

Art in India Today

Art in India Today

On various aspects of art; contributed articles.

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ISBN: UOM:39015007241659

Category: Art, Indic

Page: 158

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On various aspects of art; contributed articles.
Categories: Art, Indic

Mission in India Today

Mission in India Today

JUL 2 6 1989 88-905479 I E 58744 Mission in India today : the task of St. Thomas
Christians / edited by Kuncheria Pathil . Bangalore : Dharmaram Publications ,
1988 . xvi , 365 p . ; 23 cm . 15 Papers presented at the Theology Seminar : the ...

Author: Kuncheria Pathil

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ISBN: UOM:39015016963749

Category: Christianity

Page: 365

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Categories: Christianity

India Today

India Today

Chiefly on the economic situation and poverty in India.

Author: John Desrochers

Publisher:

ISBN: IND:30000000350706

Category: Poor

Page: 216

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Chiefly on the economic situation and poverty in India.
Categories: Poor

India Today

India Today

Author: Arnold P. Kaminsky

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9780313374623

Category: India

Page: 864

View: 753

With more than a billion citizens - almost 18 per cent of the world's population - India is a reflection of over 5,000 years of interaction and exchange across a wide spectrum of cultures and civilizations. "India Today: An Encyclopedia of Life in the Republic" describes the growth and development of the nation since it achieved independence from the British Raj in 1947. The two-volume work presents an analytical review of India's transition from fledgling state to the world's largest democracy and potential economic superpower. Providing current data and perspective backed by historical context as appropriate, the encyclopedia brings together the latest scholarship on India's diverse cultures, societies, religions, political cultures, and social and economic challenges. It covers such issues as foreign relations, security, and economic and political developments, helping readers understand India's people and appreciate the nation's importance as a political power and economic force, both regionally and globally
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India Today

India Today

Author: George Raleigh Parkin

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015065567805

Category: India

Page: 387

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Buddhists in India Today

Buddhists in India Today

Detlef Kantowsky'S Buddhisten In Indien Heute (1999) Brought To A German Audience New Material, Including Many Photographs And Documents. On Six Facets Of Buddhists' Life In India Today.

Author: Detlef Kantowsky

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ISBN: UVA:X004878756

Category: Buddhism

Page: 238

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Detlef Kantowsky'S Buddhisten In Indien Heute (1999) Brought To A German Audience New Material, Including Many Photographs And Documents. On Six Facets Of Buddhists' Life In India Today. This English Translation By Hans-Georg Tuerstig Will Bring Kantowsky;S Innovative Study To An Even Wider Audience.
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India Today and Tomorrow

India Today and Tomorrow

The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general.

Author: Margarita Barns

Publisher: Fitts Press

ISBN: 9781406712896

Category: History

Page: 312

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PREFACE. THE Author of this very practical treatise on Scotch Loch - Fishing desires clearly that it may be of use to all who had it. He does not pretend to have written anything new, but to have attempted to put what he has to say in as readable a form as possible. Everything in the way of the history and habits of fish has been studiously avoided, and technicalities have been used as sparingly as possible. The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general. This section is interleaved with blank shects for the readers notes. The Author need hardly say that any suggestions addressed to the case of the publishers, will meet with consideration in a future edition. We do not pretend to write or enlarge upon a new subject. Much has been said and written-and well said and written too on the art of fishing but loch-fishing has been rather looked upon as a second-rate performance, and to dispel this idea is one of the objects for which this present treatise has been written. Far be it from us to say anything against fishing, lawfully practised in any form but many pent up in our large towns will bear us out when me say that, on the whole, a days loch-fishing is the most convenient. One great matter is, that the loch-fisher is depend- ent on nothing but enough wind to curl the water, -and on a large loch it is very seldom that a dead calm prevails all day, -and can make his arrangements for a day, weeks beforehand whereas the stream- fisher is dependent for a good take on the state of the water and however pleasant and easy it may be for one living near the banks of a good trout stream or river, it is quite another matter to arrange for a days river-fishing, if one is looking forward to a holiday at a date some weeks ahead. Providence may favour the expectant angler with a good day, and the water in order but experience has taught most of us that the good days are in the minority, and that, as is the case with our rapid running streams, -such as many of our northern streams are, -the water is either too large or too small, unless, as previously remarked, you live near at hand, and can catch it at its best. A common belief in regard to loch-fishing is, that the tyro and the experienced angler have nearly the same chance in fishing, -the one from the stern and the other from the bow of the same boat. Of all the absurd beliefs as to loch-fishing, this is one of the most absurd. Try it. Give the tyro either end of the boat he likes give him a cast of ally flies he may fancy, or even a cast similar to those which a crack may be using and if he catches one for every three the other has, he may consider himself very lucky. Of course there are lochs where the fish are not abundant, and a beginner may come across as many as an older fisher but we speak of lochs where there are fish to be caught, and where each has a fair chance. Again, it is said that the boatman has as much to do with catching trout in a loch as the angler. Well, we dont deny that. In an untried loch it is necessary to have the guidance of a good boatman but the same argument holds good as to stream-fishing...
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India Today

India Today

Author: India. Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity

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ISBN: WISC:89013122791

Category: India

Page: 192

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India Today Spice

India Today Spice

Monthly lifestyle magazine.

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ISBN: UVA:X030364976

Category: Lifestyles

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Monthly lifestyle magazine.
Categories: Lifestyles

Teaching English in India Today

Teaching English in India Today

Author: V. V. Yardi

Publisher: Aurangabad : Parimal Prakashan

ISBN: UOM:39015059656127

Category: English language

Page: 192

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Categories: English language