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Sikkim

Govind Bhattacharjee

in Special Category States of India

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460830
eISBN:
9780199086528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460830.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter describes the brief history of Sikkim and narrates the events leading to its subsequent merger with India in 1975. It describes the social transformation in Sikkim from a feudal society ... More


The Indigenous Vision

Queeny Pradhan

in Empire in the Hills: Simla, Darjeeling, Ootacamund, and Mount Abu, 1820-1920

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199463558
eISBN:
9780199088874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463558.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Cultural History

This chapter engages with the vision of the indigenes in the hills. Based on archival, folk, and oral records (interviews), an alternative meaning of the landscape of the hill spaces comes to the ... More


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