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From the colonial to the postcolonial : India and Pakistan in transition

Author: Chakrabarty Dipesh; Rochona Majumdar; Andrew Sartori; University of Chicago.
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributed articles presented in a conference organized at the University of Chicago in April 2005.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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From the colonial to the postcolonial.
New Delhi ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607260061
Online version:
From the colonial to the postcolonial.
New Delhi ; New York [N.Y.] : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607700921
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chakrabarty Dipesh; Rochona Majumdar; Andrew Sartori; University of Chicago.
ISBN: 9780195679564 0195679563
OCLC Number: 124076727
Description: xii, 369 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: From the colonial to the postcolonial: India and Pakistan in transition / Dipesh Chakrabarty --
Indian constitutionalism: the articulation of a political vision / Uday S. Mehta --
'In the name of politics': democracy and the power of the multitude in India / Dipesh Chakrabrty --
Election law and the 'people' in colonial and postcolonial India / David Gilmartin --
The minority as political form / Faisal Devji --
Observant Muslims, secular Indians: the political vision of Maulana Husain Ahmad Madani, 1938-57 / Barbara Metcalf --
Abul Mansur Ahmad and the cultural politics of Bengali Pakistanism / Andrew Sartori --
Ambedker and the politics of minority: a reading / Anupama Rao --
Cricket in India: representative playing field to restrictive preserve / Boria Majumdar --
'South Indians are like that only': communal identity in late colonial Bombay / Nikhil Rao --
Peasant rebellions and the muslim league government in east Bengal, 1947-54 / A.H. Ahmed Kamal --
Family values in transition: debates around the Hindu Code Bill / Rochona Majumdar --
Capitalist subjects in transition / Ritu Birla --
'Aryavarta', 'Hindu', or 'Uttar predesh': the postcolonial naming and framing of a 'region' / Gyanesh Kudaisya --
The imprint of the past: reflections on regime change with particular reference to 'middle India' c. 1947-50 / Ian Copland --
Diaspora and Swaraj, Swaraj and Diaspora / John D. Kelly, Martha Kaplan --
Towards a history of the present: southern perspectives on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / David Washbrook.
Responsibility: [editors], Dipesh Chakrabarty, Rochona Majumdar, Andrew Sartori.
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Focusing on India and Pakistan, this volume discusses the social and political processes involved in the transition from the colonial order to postcolonial regimes. It looks at decolonization as a  Read more...

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