A well rounded perspective of the subseuent nationalist movements An xcellent intro to "South Asian Historiography The "Asian historiography The of it that I found particularly useful was that Jalal and Bose were not coy about naming the names of historians whose work they found subpar and detailing the reasons why A recommended read for the beginners in the South Asian history with an interest in Pak India socio cultural and political dynamics as the title might suggest Although the pre Mughal Obsession era is only briefly covered however the context given jusfy the arguments without much reliance onlaborate xplanations Very well done insightful
EXAMINATION OF SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY WITH A FOCUS ON of South Asian history with a focus on 1800s and 1900s I particularly liked how the authors xamined parallels and similarities between India Pakistan and Bangladesh after Partition instead of treating them as ntirely separate It also had a very good take on how communal identities have become so important in politics Unfortunately it only goes up to 1997 It s not a great introduction for someone unfamiliar with the topic but it is Historical research and scholarship in the field Modern South Asia is written in an accessible style for all those with an intellectual curiosity
About The Region After the region After the pre modern history of the subcontinent the book concentrates on th. .
How much do you really know about Asian history If you are like a lot people that answer might be little to none A great resource for you to have is Sugata Bose and Ayesha Jalal s Modern South Asia History Culture Political EconomyWithin this academic book you will discover much about the history of the different areas of Southern Asia This book does not just take one area or one aspect It tries to give an all ncompassing view of the history where anyone could come from any background to read and understand about the history of what we see as an xotic
book is into a multitude of chapters which are needed to cover such an xpansive topic Each chapter isareathe book is
IF YOU LL EXCUSE ME Iyou ll All Roads Lead Home excuse me I be grieving for all the things South Asia could have been had it not been for the British Learning about South Asia political culture with history point of view was my favorite subject in college A very concise less than 200 pages of narrative history of South Asia from around 1600 CE onward A very accessible and completexplanation of British colonialism in South Asia with. The South Asian subcontinent is "Home To Nearly A Billion "to nearly a billion and has been the site of fierce historical contestation It is a panoply of languages and religions with a rich and complex history and cultureDrawing on the newest and most sophisticated.
READ Modern South Asia History Culture and Political EconomyWonderful xploration for someone who already knows the basics Before reading this book I was xpecting a lot from the authors But the topic is too broad to be covered in a single book Anyways some striking vents have been highlighted meanwhile authors use complex vocabulary is somehow discouraging 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 This is an okay book but Modern South Asia turned out to be just India and Pakistan with some mention of Bangladesh It s wild because the introduction takes time out to briefly talk about the construction of South Asia and actual plurality of countries which occupy that region but then dismisses groundwork by saying no joke we re just going to talk about India and Pakistan It makes me wonder if we keep and we must with the very obvious reality of these distinct countries could there ver be a comprehensive history of South Asia without the danger collapsing into monolith or the overshadowing of a singular narrative. E last three centuries from c1700 to the present Jointly written by two leading Indian and Pakistani historians it offers a "rare depth of historical understanding of the politics cultures and conomies that shape the lives of than a fifth "depth of historical understanding of the politics cultures
And Economies That Shapeeconomies that shape lives of than a humanity.