Region, nation, "heartland" : Uttar Pradesh in India's body-politic (eBook, 2006) []
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Region, nation, "heartland" : Uttar Pradesh in India's body-politic

Author: Gyanesh Kudaisya
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2006.
Series: Sage series in modern Indian history, 10
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats

Traces the importance of Uttar Pradesh (UP) as a political 'heartland' of India and highlights its influence on Indian politics. In unraveling the constructed identity of the state of UP, this work  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gyanesh Kudaisya
ISBN: 0761935193 0761935460 9780761935193 9780761935469
OCLC Number: 1158828319
Notes: kh2018.
Description: xxvi, 471 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: PrefacePART ONE: INTRODUCTIONIntroductionPART TWO: THE COLONIAL `HEARTLAND'The Framework of Pax Britannica in Uttar PradeshThe Institutions of the Colonial `HeartlandPART THREE: THE NATIONALIST `HEARTLAND'`Civil Disobedience' and `Civil Martial Law' in Uttar Pradesh, 1930-34The Congress Ministry and the Erosion of the Colonial Heartland 1937-39 Colonial Authority, War Years and TransitionPART FOUR: THE POST-COLONIAL `HEARTLAND'The Making of a `Regional' Post-Colonial Polity, 1947-1954ConclusionEpilogue: The "Republic" of Uttar PradeshUttar Pradesh: A Political ChronologyBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Sage series in modern Indian history, 10
Responsibility: Gyanesh Kudaisya.


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Kudaisya's survey of literature and official documents is commendably meticulous. The epilogue, a political chronology, and biographical notes on key political figures, all serve as additional Read more...

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