Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy

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This is a social, economic, political and cultural history of modern South Asia from 1700 to the present. In a work of synthesis and interpretation, the authors offer an understanding of the sophisticated historiography of this area.

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User Review  - Brigdh - Goodreads

Very well-done, insightful examination of South Asian history, with a focus on the 1800s and 1900s. I particularly liked how the authors examined parallels and similarities between India, Pakistan ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anuradha - Goodreads

A concise book for anyone who wants to let in themselves into the history of Modern South Asia. Good language, not a book stuffed with the usual academic jargon. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Sugata Bose is Gardiner Professor of History at Harvard University.

Ayesha Jalal is the Mary Richardson Professor of History at Tufts University. Her books include "Partisans of Allah: Jihad in South Asia," "Self and Sovereignty: Individual and Community in South Asian Islam since 1850," and "The Sole Spokesman: Jinnah, the Muslim League, and the Demand for Pakistan.

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