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A population history of India : from the first modern people to the present day

Author: Tim Dyson, M. SC
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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This book presents a history of India's population for the period stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country (very roughly seventy thousand years ago) until the modern day. It draws together archaeology, history, and politics to reveal a surprising and often dramatic story.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Dyson, M. SC
ISBN: 0198829051 9780198829058
OCLC Number: 1027114466
Description: xviii, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. First Modern People --
2. Prehistory and Early History --
3. From Ancient Times to the Year 1000 --
4. Medieval to Mughal Times: c. 1000 to c. 1707 --
5. Mughal Decline to Early British Rule: c.1707 to c.1821 --
6. Company and Crown: c.1821 to c.1871 --
7. Famines, Plague, and Influenza: c.1871 toe. 1921 --
8. Before and After 1947: c.1921 to c.1971 --
9. From Anxiety to Unconcern on Population: c.1971 to c.2016 --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Tim Dyson.

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This book accomplishes what it set out to do-be a description of size and characteristics of India's population through the broad sweep of history-very well. It is likely to become a required reading Read more...

 
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