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Understanding contemporary India

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Published by Lynne Rienner Publishers in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • India.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Sumit Ganguly and Neil DeVotta.
      SeriesUnderstanding, Understanding (Boulder, Colo.)
      ContributionsGanguly, Sumit., DeVotta, Neil.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS407 .U47 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 313 p. :
      Number of Pages313
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3570899M
      ISBN 101555879829, 1555879586
      LC Control Number2002075167

      These surveys have helped historians to collect information about modern India. Personal diaries of personalities like Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, newspapers, popular books like The Discovery of India and Glimpses of World History, autobiographies of personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, and accounts of travellers and pilgrims. Contemporary India and Education This book should serve the educational purposes of students, teachers, teacher educators, student-teachers, parents etc. for developing a better understanding.

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