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The Making of India, Kartar Lalvani



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Автор: Kartar Lalvani
Название:  The Making of India
Издательство: Continuum
Классификация:
Мировая история
История Азии и Ближнего Востока
ПОЛИТИКА и ИНСТИТУТЫ ГОСУДАРСТВЕННОЙ ВЛАСТИ

ISBN: 1472924827
ISBN-13(EAN): 9781472924827
ISBN: 1-472-92482-7
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-1-472-92482-7
Обложка/Формат: Hardback
Страницы: 464
Вес: 0.81 кг.
Дата издания: 10.03.2016
Язык: English
Иллюстрации: Integrated photographs throughout
Размер: 166 x 241 x 41
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
Подзаголовок: The untold story of british enterprise
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This exciting book moves beyond and against the current postcolonial orthodoxy. Instead of arguing that all colonization is wrong and inherently unjust, Dr. Kartar Lalvani argues that Britain made a crucial contribution in providing India with its lasting physical and institutional infrastructure which continues to underpin the worlds largest democracy. The indisputable fact is that India as a nation, as it stands today, was originally put together and created by a small distant island nation. That India has endured as a democracy and a unified nation is thanks to the all important and fully functional infrastructure of an independent civil service and judiciary, a disciplined and apolitical army and a well drilled and efficient police force--all developed by an imperial power. This finally explodes the myth that all India s problems are caused by outsiders interference

Dr. Kartar is himself Indian and is fully aware that his book will create great controversy, but it is a meticulously argued and researched history of the people of India since the 17th century.





Название: Illustrated Stories from India
ISBN: 1409596710 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781409596714
Издательство: Usborne
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Описание: This richly illustrated collection of traditional stories from India is full of compelling tales and ancient stories of trickery, including "A Single Grain of Rice", "The Greatest Battle" and "The Biggest Banquet". The stories have been specially rewritten for young readers, and are sure to be treasured for years to come.

The Making of India

Автор: K.S. Valdiya
Название: The Making of India
ISBN: 3319250272 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783319250274
Издательство: Springer
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Empire`s Garden: Assam and the Making of India

Автор: Sharma Jayeeta
Название: Empire`s Garden: Assam and the Making of India
ISBN: 0822350491 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780822350491
Издательство: Combined Academic Publishers
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Описание: In the mid-nineteenth century the British created a landscape of tea plantations in the northeastern Indian region of Assam. The tea industry filled imperial coffers and gave the colonial state a chance to transform a jungle-laden frontier into a cultivated system of plantations. Claiming that local peasants were indolent, the British soon began importing indentured labor from central India. In the twentieth century these migrants were joined by others who came voluntarily to seek their livelihoods. In "Empire's Garden," Jayeeta Sharma explains how the settlement of more than one million migrants in Assam irrevocably changed the region's social landscape. She argues that the racialized construction of the tea laborer catalyzed a process by which Assam's gentry sought to insert their homeland into an imagined Indo-Aryan community and a modern Indian political space. Various linguistic and racial claims allowed these elites to defend their own modernity while pushing the burden of primitiveness onto "non-Aryan" indigenous tribals and migrant laborers. As vernacular print arenas emerged in Assam, so did competing claims to history, nationalism, and progress that continue to reverberate in the present.

Mother Pious Lady: Making Sense of Every India

Автор: Desai Santosh
Название: Mother Pious Lady: Making Sense of Every India
ISBN: 8172238649 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788172238643
Издательство: Неизвестно
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The Making of India

Автор: Kartar Lalvani
Название: The Making of India
ISBN: 1472951204 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781472951205
Издательство: Continuum
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Описание: The first ever history of India to explore the benefits--institutional, political and civil--of British Colonial Rule on the subcontinent.

Making cars in the new india

Автор: Barnes, Tom (australian Catholic University, Melbourne)
Название: Making cars in the new india
ISBN: 1108422136 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781108422130
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: Auto manufacturing holds the promise of employing many young Indians in relatively well-paid, high-skill employment, but this promise is threatened by the industry's role as a site of immense conflict in recent years. This book asks: how do we explain this conflict? What are the implications of conflict for the ambitious economic development agendas of Indian governments? Based upon extensive field research in India's National Capital Region, this book is the first to focus on labour relations in the Indian auto industry. It proposes the theory that conflict in the auto industry has been driven by twin forces: first, the intersection of global networks of auto manufacturing with regional social structures which have always relied on informal and precariously-employed workers; and, second, the systematic displacement of securely-employed 'regular workers' by waves of precariously-employed 'de facto informal workers'.

Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India

Автор: Irani Lilly
Название: Chasing Innovation: Making Entrepreneurial Citizens in Modern India
ISBN: 0691175144 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691175140
Издательство: Wiley
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A vivid look at how India has developed the idea of entrepreneurial citizens as leaders mobilizing society and how people try to live that promise

Can entrepreneurs develop a nation, serve the poor, and pursue creative freedom, all while generating economic value? In Chasing Innovation, Lilly Irani shows the contradictions that arise as designers, engineers, and business people frame development and governance as opportunities to innovate. Irani documents the rise of "entrepreneurial citizenship" in India over the last seventy years, demonstrating how a global ethos of development through design has come to shape state policy, economic investment, and the middle class in one of the world's fastest growing nations.

Drawing on her own professional experience as a Silicon Valley designer and nearly a decade of fieldwork following a Delhi design studio, Irani vividly chronicles the practices and mindsets that hold up professional design as the answer to the challenges of a country of more than one billion people, most of whom are poor. While discussions of entrepreneurial citizenship promise that Indian children can grow up to lead a nation aspiring to uplift the poor, in reality, social, economic, and political structures constrain whose enterprise, which hopes, and which needs can be seen as worthy of investment. In the process, Irani warns, powerful investors, philanthropies, and companies exploit citizens' social relations, empathy, and political hope in the quest to generate economic value. Irani argues that the move to recast social change as innovation, with innovators as heroes, frames others--craftspeople, workers, and activists--as of lower value, or even dangers to entrepreneurial forms of development.

With meticulous historical context and compelling stories, Chasing Innovation lays bare how long-standing power hierarchies such as class, caste, language, and colonialism continue to shape opportunity in a world where good ideas supposedly rule all.

The Making of the Dalit Public in North India

Автор: Tiwari, Badri Narayan
Название: The Making of the Dalit Public in North India
ISBN: 0198071876 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198071877
Издательство: Oxford Academ
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Описание: Based on extensive fieldwork, this book is a commentary on politics and political consciousness, participation, and mobilization among the Dalits of Uttar Pradesh. It deals with Dalit social and political history in the state from 1950 to the present.

Making News in India

Автор: Batabyal
Название: Making News in India
ISBN: 0415501636 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415501637
Издательство: Taylor&Francis
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Описание: Post-liberalisation India has witnessed a dramatic growth of the television industry as well as on-screen images of the glitz and glamour of a vibrant, ‘shining’ India. Through a detailed ethnographic study of Star News and Star Ananda involving interviews, observations and content analysis, this book explores the milieu of 24-hour private news channels in India today. It offers insightful glimpses into the workings of one of the mightiest news corporations in the world and its ability to manufacture everyday reality for its audiences. Based on fieldwork in Mumbai and Kolkata, this study not only provides a detailed description of the television newsroom, its rituals and rhythms, but ventures beyond it to investigate how editorial and corporate strategies converge increasingly in an industry driven by profit. Through analysing how TRPs work to produce a non-inclusive idea of the ‘audience’ and examining hundreds of hours of news content, the book explores how news channels construct a vision of nationhood and of a successful and vibrant economy that caters primarily to the needs of the resurgent Indian middle class. While it will be of particular interest to media and cultural studies scholars and students, and to journalists and media professionals in general, this lively, engaging book also aims to give the general reader the wherewithal to analyse and critique the continuous barrage of 24-hour news television today.

Making Miss India Miss World :

Автор: Dewey, Susan
Название: Making Miss India Miss World :
ISBN: 0815631766 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780815631767
Издательство: Eurospan
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Описание: Miss India competition has become a prominent feature of Indian popular culture, influencing, over time, the conventional standard for female beauty. Through the lens of the 2003 beauty pageant, the author examines what feminine beauty has come to mean in a country transformed by political, economic, and cultural developments.

Making News in Global India

Автор: Udupa Sahana
Название: Making News in Global India
ISBN: 1107492130 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107492134
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: In the decades following India's opening to foreign capital, the city of Bangalore emerged, quite unexpectedly, as the outsourcing hub for the global technology industry and the aspirational global city of liberalizing India. Through an ethnography of English and Kannada print news media in Bangalore, this ambitious and innovative new study reveals how the expanding private news culture played a critical role in shaping urban transformation in India, when the allegedly public profession of journalism became both an object and agent of global urbanization. Building on extensive fieldwork carried out with the Times of India group, the largest media house in India, between 2008 and 2012, Sahana Udupa argues that the class project of the 'global city' news discourse came into striking conflict with the cultural logics of regional language and caste practices. Advancing new theoretical concepts, Making News in Global India takes arguments in media scholarship beyond the dichotomy of public good and private accumulation.

The Making of Roman India

Автор: Parker
Название: The Making of Roman India
ISBN: 0521175364 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521175364
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: Latin and especially Greek texts of the imperial period contain a wealth of references to 'India'. Professor Parker offers a survey of such texts, read against a wide range of other sources, both archaeological and documentary. He emphasises the social processes whereby the notion of India gained its exotic features, including the role of the Persian empire and of Alexander's expedition. Three kinds of social context receive special attention: the trade in luxury commodities; the political discourse of empire and its limits; and India's status as a place of special knowledge, embodied in 'naked philosophers'. Roman ideas about India ranged from the specific and concrete to the wildly fantastic and the book attempts to account for such variety. It ends by considering the afterlife of such ideas into late antiquity and beyond.


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