Author:Bidyut Chakrabarty (Ed.)

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Communal Identity in India: Its Construction and Articulation in the Twentieth Century

By: Bidyut Chakrabarty (ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2009

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 012089

ISBN: 0195673417

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The essays in this volume, the third in the Debates in Indian History and Society series, address the contested issue of community identities as they evolved historically in the course of the twentieth century in India. Printed Pages: 348. View more info

Forging Power: Coalition Politics in India

By: Bidyut Chakrabarty (ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013588

ISBN: 0195676769

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This book looks at the evolution of coalition politics in India, both at the national and provincial levels, with the modern Indian polity having emerged as an example of the phenomenon par excellence. This has come about in spite of the commonly held views of the Indian political experience as a single dominant party system splintering into a multi-party coalition. Not only was the Congress Party a social as well as ideological coalition, even the cabinet government in the initial post-independence years was constituted on coalition principles. The book argues that the bulk of the Indian part... View more info

Constitutionalizing India: An Ideational Project

By: Bidyut Chakrabarty (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Oxford University Press: 2018

Seller ID: 900624

ISBN: 0199487626


It is widely believed that the 1950 Constitution of India is largely borrowed from the 1935 Government of India Act. However, Constitutionalizing India argues, to the contrary, that the Indian Constitution is an ideational project in which competing notions of ‘indigenous’ influences and their ‘alien’ counterparts converged to contribute to the fashioning of the Constitution. Documenting the fierce debates between liberalism, enlightenment, and the Gandhian idea of Swaraj, the book provides a new narrative of constitutionalization of India. It reflects on the efforts of the founding f... View more info

Nonviolence: Challenges and Prospects

By: Bidyut Chakrabarty (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 108810

ISBN: 0198090382

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