Encyclopedia of India E-J 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 trendy position in present occasions but is still misunderstood in lots of methods via scholars, pros and others who search a unmarried, authoritative resource for info in this very important sector. The Encyclopedia of India meets this desire, 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 position in worldwide politics and economics maintains to develop, readers will locate the old and cultural info contained inside this paintings an imperative software to gaining a better appreciation of India and its position in our sleek global.

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The size, position, and quality of the image, as well as its alignment on the north-south axis of the cave, suggest that the patrons placed enormous relevance on this relief, which emphasizes the essence of the god Shiva rather than his actions. ga¯ (Gangadhara) appears on its right, and the androgynous form of Shiva (Ardhanarishvara) on its left. It is worth noting that these two images, which underline the all-encompassing nature of the god Shiva, beyond duality and distinctions, work as perfect complements to the central icon of Sadashiva.

S. Parikh, and K. Sen. Economic Restructuring in East Asia and India: Perspectives on Policy Reform. London: Macmillan, 1995. Bhagwati, J. India in Transition: Freeing the Economy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. Bhagwati, J. , and T. N. Srinivasan. Foreign Trade Regimes and Economic Development. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, 1975. , and I. M. D. Little. India’s Economic Reforms, 1991–2001. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996. ECONOMY SINCE THE 1991 ECONOMIC REFORMS The 1990s saw far-reaching changes in India’s economic policy.

Introduced the system of licensing for private industry. The licensing system governed almost all aspects of firm behavior in the industrial sector, controlling not only entry into an industry and expansion of capacity, but also technology, output mix, capacity location, and import content. ” The trade regime was highly restrictive, as nearly all imports were subject to discretionary import licensing or were channeled by government monopoly trading organizations. The only exceptions were commodities listed in the open general license (OGL) category.

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