From the Colonial to the Postcolonial India and Pakistan in Transition

Author(s): 
Chakrabarty, Dipesh
Author(s): 
Majumdar, Rochona
Author(s): 
Sartori, Andrew
ISBN: 
0195679563
Date published: 
February 2007
Hardback
Price: 
£21.99

With particular focus on India and Pakistan, this volume discusses the social and political processes involved in the transition from the colonial order to postcolonial regimes. process of decolonization in India and Pakistan. It looks at decolonization as a long-term process and highlights some of the historical complications involved in nations born under the aegis of the colonial rule evolving into postcolonial polities. The contributors include a range of distinguished scholars from North America, the United Kingdom, South Asia, and Australia. They approach the issue of decolonization in different but mutually reinforcing ways, through constitutionalism, sports, housing, genders, minority issues, regionalism, and class formation.