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Incongruities, Ironies and Achievements: India’s Tryst with Modernity

ROGER JEFFERY and ANTHONY HEATH

in Diversity and Change in Modern India

Published by British Academy

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780197264515
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734403 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264515.003.0001

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Incongruities, Ironies and Achievements: India’s Tryst with Modernity

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This chapter introduces the economic, social, and political aspects of Indian modernities. It considers the question of uneven modernisation and studies the sphere of politics. The Indian economy and reform is discussed in detail as well.

Keywords: Indian modernities; uneven modernisation; sphere of politics; Indian economy; reform

Chapter.  7472 words. 

Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change

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