The emergence of modern India

  • 260 Pages
  • 4.73 MB
  • English
Columbia University Press , New York, Guildford
India -- His
StatementArthur Lall.
LC ClassificationsDS436
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,260p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21197749M
ISBN 10023103430X

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It uses the idea of caste as the basis for a magisterial history of modern India. The history of the Republic of India begins on 26 January The country became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth on 15 August Concurrently the Muslim-majority northwest and east of British India was separated into the Dominion of Pakistan, by the partition of India.

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