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India in a Globalized World

Sagarika Dutt

Abstract

This book looks at India in the context of a globalized world. It starts by looking at the history of Indian civilization, exploring the roots of Indian identity and highlighting processes such as foreign invasions, foreign trade, cultural imperialism, colonial rule and the growth of Indian nationalism. The founding fathers wanted India to be a liberal democracy and the values enshrined in the constitution were expected to form the basis of a society more in tune with the modern world. The book examines the gradual democratization of Indian politics. Cultural and ethnic divisions in Indian soc ... More

Keywords: India, Indian civilization, Indian identity, foreign invasions, foreign trade, cultural imperialism, colonial rule, Indian nationalism, liberal democracy, democratization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780719069000
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719069000.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sagarika Dutt, author