Decolonization and the Struggle for National Liberation in India (1909-1971): Historical, Political, Economic, Religious and Architectural Aspects by Thierry Di CostanzoDecolonization and the Struggle for National Liberation in India (1909-1971): Historical, Political, Economic, Religious and Architectural Aspects by Thierry Di Costanzo

Decolonization and the Struggle for National Liberation in India (1909-1971): Historical, Political…

EditorThierry Di Costanzo, Guillaume Ducœur

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At the end of the First World War, the Raj remained economically or even strategically more central than ever in the general colonial architecture of the British Empire. Yet, between the two World Wars, the colonial regime hung only by a thread when confronted with the rising popularity of the nationalist movements. As a result, independence was granted in 1947 to this major component of the Empire, a truly cataclysmic event for the remainder of the world. This reality conflicts with the idea that a well-managed, peaceful decolonization process was launched by the British authorities. The independence of British India proceeded at the same speed as the Partition of British India which had both immediate and distant, but surely terrible, consequences like the 1971 war with Pakistan over Bangladesh.
Thierry Di Costanzo is a lecturer in English Studies at the University of Strasbourg (France). He is a specialist of British India and the idea of Pakistan and has lived and worked in Algeria, France, the UK, New Zealand and Bangladesh. He was also a JNIAS Fellow at the history department of Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.Guillau...
Title:Decolonization and the Struggle for National Liberation in India (1909-1971): Historical, Political…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.27 × 5.83 × 0.98 inPublished:October 17, 2014Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Contents: Thierry Di Costanzo : Le debat sur l’independance de l’Inde : entre decolonisation orchestree et debacle britannique – Aditya Mukherjee: Decolonization or the Last Phase of Colonialism? – Agnes Maillot: Arthur Griffith’s Sinn Féin and Non-Violent Resistance in India – Ingrid C. Sankey : Les princes et le Raj britannique ou les aleas du systeme d’administration indirecte dans l’Empire des Indes – Julia A. B. Hegewald: Images of Empire: Re-Use in the Architecture and City Planning of British India – Guillaume Ducœur : Histoire comparee des religions et construction identitaire nationaliste dans le processus d’independance de l’Inde – Salil Misra: Emotions in Politics and Politics of Emotions: the Making of Pakistan and the Decolonization of British India, 1937-46 – Saradindu Mukherji: Unanticipated Catastrophe: Bengal in the 1940’s – Sucheta Mahajan: Towards Freedom: the Making of a History – Marc Cluet: Punjab’s New Capital City Chandigarh: Aims and Reality – Sonia Cordera: The Long-Term Effects of Decolonization of the British Empire in South Asia: the 1971 Secession of Bangladesh and its International Consequences.