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After Colonial Rule in Asia: India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

Zoltan Barany

in The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691137681
eISBN:
9781400845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691137681.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at two pivotal states of South Asia: India and Pakistan. India and Pakistan gained their independence in 1947. India succeeded in placing its armed forces under firm and virtually ... More


Post-Independence Evaluation

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This interview focuses on the successes and failures of post-Independence India. Beginning with an evaluation of the economy, which has become a mix of capitalism and communism, it also tries to ... More


The Sastri Court (1951–4)

George H. Gadbois, Jr

in Judges of the Supreme Court of India: 1950 - 1989

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070610
eISBN:
9780199080755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070610.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter describes the formation of the Sastri Court of 1951–4. Following the death of Kania, for the first time in post-Independence India, a new CJI had to be chosen. Sastri, who was the most ... More


The Story of Modern Indian Art

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0023
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Modern Indian art can trace its origins to pre-Independence India, which was when Western influences had started making an impact on Indian art. In the course of her interview, Geeta Kapur discusses ... More


So Near, Yet So Far: Badal Sircar's Third Theatre

Manujendra Kundu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199464777
eISBN:
9780199086566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464777.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The incandescence of Badal Sircar redefined the identity of the urban Indian performance space. His example continues to influence political theatre-makers not only in South Asia, but also in the ... More


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