From Autocracy to Integration: Political Developments in Hyderabad State, 1938-1948

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Orient Blackswan, 2000 - Hyderabad (India : Princely State) - 313 pages
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This book tells of the events which led, in September 1949, to the integration of the Princely State of Hyderabad the largest and the richest of the Princely States into the Indian Union. The author questions the nature and popularity of the annexation of Hyderabad and attempts to answer sensitive questions through a detailed study of the crucial decade of 1938 48.
 

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Contents

Hyderabad State and India
1
The Context
8
The Political Developments
29
The 193839 Satyagraha
55
Bahadur Yar Jung and the Nizam 19281944
88
Police Action
197
The Aftermath of Police Action
236
Conclusion
245
Hindu and Muslim communities in Hyderabad 1911
262
Bibliograpty
284
Index
301
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