Encyclopedia of India A-D by Stanley Wolpert, Stanley A. Wolpert

By Stanley Wolpert, Stanley A. Wolpert

Domestic to a 5th of the world's inhabitants and the biggest democracy on this planet, India holds a renowned position in present occasions but continues to be misunderstood in lots of methods by means of scholars, pros and others who search a unmarried, authoritative resource for info in this vital quarter. The Encyclopedia of India meets this want, encompassing the historical past, cultures, geography and religions of India from precedent days to the current day. around the 4 volumes of the Encyclopedia, readers are invited to discover India in a accomplished reference paintings of greater than six hundred alphabetically prepared, illustrated articles. As India's function in worldwide politics and economics maintains to develop, readers will locate the old and cultural details contained inside of this paintings an necessary instrument to gaining a better appreciation of India and its position in our smooth international.

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Theosophical Society Women and Political Power Women’s Education Women’s Indian Association Barbara N. Ramusack University of Cincinnati Professor, Department of History Princely States Haripriya Rangarajan New Delhi, India Independent scholar Avat¯aras of Vishnu, Images of Govinda Rao Director, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi, India Internal Public Debt, Growth and Composition of Public Debt of States, since 1950 State Finances since 1952 Maithili Rao Mumbai, India Film critic Cinema Himanshu Prabha Ray Jawaharlal Nehru University Associate professor, Center for Historical Studies Buddhism in Ancient India Early Maritime Contacts Jayita Ray Flinders University, Australia Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Political and International Studies State Formation J.

M. Galbraith, John Kenneth Gandhi, Indira Gandhi, Mahatma M. K. Gokhale, Gopal Krishna Gujral, Inder Kumar Hardinge, Lord History and Historiography Jinnah, Mohammad Ali Kipling, Rudyard Krishnamurti, Jiddu Linlithgow, Lord Macaulay, Thomas Babington Minto, Lord Montagu, Edwin S. Morley, John Mountbatten, Lord Nehru, Motilal Ranade, Mahadev Govind Reading, Lord Ripon, Lord Satyagraha Tilak, Bal Gangadhar Wavell, Lord Haruka Yanagisawa Chiba University Professor, Department of Economics Common Property Resources, Past and Present Land Tenure from 1800 to 1947 Lynn Zastoupil Rhodes College Professor, Department of History Roy, Ram Mohan xlv chronology: India EARLY HISTORY c.

Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, India Tribal Peoples of Eastern India Ponmoni Sahadevan Jawaharlal Nehru University Associate professor, School of International Studies Ethnic Peace Accords Maldives and Bhutan, Relations with Military Interventions in South Asia South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Sri Lanka Jasvantlal C. Sandesara University of Mumbai Professor emeritus, Department of Economics Small-Scale Industry, since 1947 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF India DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS D.

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