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Social Transformation in North-Western India During the 20th Century

By: Chetan Singh (Ed.)

Price: $33.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

Seller ID: 1200833

ISBN: 817304838X

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Over a hundred and fifty years after the mid-nineteenth century, North-Western India underwent a degree of social Transformation that was, indeed, impressive. A collective effort alone can unravel the Complex Nature of the processes underlying this remarkable change. This is what the book sets out to do. Its historical perspective reveals diverse modes of resistance and response, especially in the Punjab, to a Colonial Ideology that sought to institute subtle, yet powerful, forms of social control. After Independence, the much celebrated Green Revolution drew the peasantry of North-Western Ind... View more info