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The Colonial and Postcolonial Experience in South Asia.

Author: Catherine Ellis; Amelie Von Zumbusch
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2017.
Series: Colonial and postcolonial experience.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Much of East Asia and Southeast Asia were unaffected by colonialism until the 19th century, when European nations, the United States, and Japan spread their influence and control throughout the continent of Asia. This resource traces the impact of foreign rule on the region, gaining insight into the many wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society. Though most of the modern-day countries  Read more...
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Ellis, Catherine.
Colonial and Postcolonial Experience in South Asia.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Ellis; Amelie Von Zumbusch
ISBN: 9781508103509 150810350X
OCLC Number: 966493428
Description: 1 online resource (360 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Chapter One; India and European Expansion, 1500-1858; The Portuguese; The Dutch; The British, 1600-1740; The French; The Anglo-French Struggle, 1740-63; European Military Superiority; Revolution in Bengal; Chapter Two; The Extension of British Power, 1760-1856; The Period of Disorder, 1760-72; The Company Bahadur; The Company and the State ; Relations With the Marathas and Mysore; The Ascent to Paramountcy; The Government of Lord Wellesley; The Government of Lord Minto; The Government of Lord Hastings; The Settlement of 1818. Organization and Policy in British IndiaOrganization; The Determination of Policy; The Completion of Dominion and Expansion; Nepal; The First Century of British Influence; Political Effects; Economic Effects; Social Effects; Cultural Effects; The Mutiny and the Great Revolt of 1857-59; Nature and Causes of the Rebellion; The Revolt and Its Aftermath; Chapter Three; British Imperial Power, 1858-1947; Climax of the Raj, 1858-85; Government of India Act of 1858; Social Policy; Government Organization; Economic Policy and Development; Foreign Policy; The Incorporation of Burma. Indian Nationalism and the British Response, 1885-1920The Early Congress Movement; The First Partition of Bengal; Nationalism in the Muslim Community; Reforms of the British Liberals; Moderate and Militant Nationalism; World War I and Its Aftermath; India's Contributions to the War Effort; Anti-British Activity; The Postwar Years; Prelude to Independence, 1920-47; Constitutional Reforms; The Congress's Ambivalent Strategy; Muslim Separatism; The Impact of World War II; Chapter Four; The Republic of India; The Transfer of Power and the Birth of Two Countries; The Nehru Era, 1947-64. Government and PoliticsForeign Policy; Bhutan; Economic Planning and Development; Chapter Five; Pakistan and Bangladesh; The Muslim League and Mohammad Ali Jinnah; The Idea of Pakistan; Birth of the New State; The Early Republic; Liaquat Ali Khan; Political Decline and Bureaucratic Ascendancy; Military Government; Bangladesh Breaks Free; Bangladesh after Independence; Chapter Six; Sri Lanka; The Portuguese in Sri Lanka; The Maldives; Kandy and Its Struggle With European Powers ; Dutch Rule in Sri Lanka ; Government; Economy; Law; Religion; British Ceylon; Control of Kandy. Social and Administrative ReformsEmergence of Capitalist Agriculture; Constitutionalism and Nationalism; Constitutional Reforms; Growth of Nationalist Power; Social and Cultural Changes; Dominion Status; Independent Ceylon; Chapter Seven; Afghanistan; Rudyard Kipling and the "Great Game" ; The Durr.
Series Title: Colonial and postcolonial experience.

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Much of East Asia and Southeast Asia were unaffected by colonialism until the 19th century, when European nations, the United States, and Japan spread their influence and control throughout the continent of Asia. This resource traces the impact of foreign rule on the region, gaining insight into the many wars and policies that affected the local people, economy, and society. Though most of the modern-day countries of East and Southeast Asia gained independence in the wake of World War II, when Japan was defeated and the Allied powers began to lose control of their colonies, the impact of colon.

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