The Resource A history of the new India : past and present, Eugene F. Irschick

A history of the new India : past and present, Eugene F. Irschick

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A history of the new India : past and present
Title
A history of the new India
Title remainder
past and present
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Eugene F. Irschick
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Language
eng
Summary
"Providing a different approach to the history of India than previously advocated, this textbook argues that there was a constant interaction between peoples and cultures. This interactive, dialogic approach provides a clear understanding of how power and social relations operated in South Asia. Covering the history of India from Mughal times to the first years of independence, the book consists of chapters divided roughly between political and thematic questions. Topics discussed include: Mughal warfare and military developments; the construction of Indian culture; Indian, regional and local political articulation; India's independence and the end of British Rule; the growth of the Hindu Right; the dispute over Kashmir; as well as a detailed timeline that provides a useful overview to key events in the history of India. A set of background reading is included after each chapter for readers who wish to go beyond the remit of this text. Written in an accessible, narrative style, the textbook will be suitable in courses on Indian and South Asian History, as well as courses on World History and South Asian Studies. Eugene F. Irschick is professor of history at University of California, Berkeley. In his research and published works, such as Dialogue and History : Constructing South India, 1795-1895 (1994), he suggests that the production of history and political structures is dialogic. He has been teaching courses on Indian history at UC Berkeley for 16 years. Much of the time during his early teaching years was focused on minority and separatist politics in south India during the 20th century. Recently, he has been teaching courses on women's history in South Asia as well as courses on post-colonialism"--Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irschick, Eugene F
Dewey number
954
Index
index present
LC call number
DS463
LC item number
.I77 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • India
  • India
  • India
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • India
  • British Occupation of India (1765-1947)
  • Politics and government
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Social conditions
  • India
Label
A history of the new India : past and present, Eugene F. Irschick
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mughal devolution and the Deccan -- Mughal devolution in Bengal and South India -- The path to company sovereignty in India, 1756-1801 -- Creating a ruling strategy, 1770-1830 -- Reform and rebellion : resistance to becoming a subject -- Moral reform and self-discipline -- New identities, new demands
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 183 pages
Isbn
9780415435796
Lccn
2014047747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)277196085
  • (OCoLC)ocn277196085
Label
A history of the new India : past and present, Eugene F. Irschick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mughal devolution and the Deccan -- Mughal devolution in Bengal and South India -- The path to company sovereignty in India, 1756-1801 -- Creating a ruling strategy, 1770-1830 -- Reform and rebellion : resistance to becoming a subject -- Moral reform and self-discipline -- New identities, new demands
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxv, 183 pages
Isbn
9780415435796
Lccn
2014047747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)277196085
  • (OCoLC)ocn277196085

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