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The Promise of Power: The Origins of Democracy in India and Autocracy in Pakistan

By: Maya Tudor

Price: $16.05

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 101458

ISBN: 1107046068

Condition: New


Under what conditions are some developing countries able to create stable democracies while others have slid into instability and authoritarianism? To address this classic question at the center of policy and academic debates The Promise of Power investigates a striking puzzle: why upon the 1947 Partition of British India was India able to establish a stable democracy while Pakistan created an unstable autocracy? Drawing on interviews colonial correspondence and early government records to document the genesis of two of the twentieth century's most celebrated independence movements Maya Tudor ... View more info