Decolonization in South Asia : meanings of freedom in post-independence West Bengal, 1947-52 (Book, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Decolonization in South Asia : meanings of freedom in post-independence West Bengal, 1947-52

Author: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012.
Series: Routledge studies in South Asian history, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued in paperbackView all editions and formats
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This book explores the meanings and complexities of India's experience of transition from colonial to the post-colonial period. It focuses on the first five years - from independence on 15th August  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
ISBN: 9780415533508 0415533503
OCLC Number: 801703540
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: IX, 246 Seiten ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Arrival of Freedom: Celebrations, Anxieties and Realities 2. The Discontents of Freedom 3. Congress Raj in a 'Problem Province' 4. The Communists: From Insurgency to Electoral Politics 5. The Fractured Opposition 6. A 'Great Adventure': Election of 1952. Conclusion
Series Title: Routledge studies in South Asian history, 2.
Responsibility: Sekhar Bandyopadhyay.

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"Sekhar Bandyopadhyay's well-researched and well-written study adds another useful title to his earlier works on the history of South Asia, especially Bengal... His scholarship, sincerity, and Read more...

 
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