Mostly About Bengal: Essays in Modern South Asian History

Author:

John Broomfield

Publisher:

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

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Publisher

MANOHAR PUBLISHERS AND DISTRIBUTORS

Publication Year 2020
ISBN-13

9789390035069

ISBN-10 9390035066
Binding

Hardcover

Edition FIRST
Number of Pages 279 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 22x14.5x205
Weight (grms) 432

This volume contains essays Mostly About Bengal written by the author over a period of fifteen years:
1. The Regional Elites: A Theory of Modern Indian History
2. The Partition of Bengal: A Problem in British Administration, 1830-1912
3. A Plea for the Study of the Indian Provincial Legislatures
4. The Vote and the Transfer of Power: A Study of the Bengal General Election, 1912-1913
5. The Forgotten Majority: The Bengal Muslims and September 1918
6. The Non-Cooperation Decision of 1920: A Crisis in Bengal Politics
7. Four Lives: History as Biography
8. Gandhi: A Twentieth-century Anomaly?
9. The Social and Institutional Bases of Politics in Bengal, 1906-1947
10. Peasant Mobilization in Twentieth-century Bengal
11. The Rural Parvenu: A Report of Research in Progress


These articles were published in different journals outside India which were hard to get in India. The volume is being reprinted as many of the articles are classics and still referred to by South Asian scholars.

John Broomfield

John Broomfield was Professor of modern Indian history at the University of Michigan for twenty years and has written extensively on the impact of the modern West on non-Western peoples.
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