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The Territories and States of India

By Tara Boland-Crewe, David Lea

Routledge – 2002 – 320 pages

Series: Europa Territories of the World series

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    978-1-85743-148-3
    September 26th 2002

Description

This invaluable collection of information provides an in-depth guide to the regional dimension of the politics and economy of this vast and complex country. Incomparable in its coverage, it supplies the reader with a more complete understanding of India as a whole.

Part One: Introduction

An informative essay on the political development of India; The Centre and the States: Evolution of a Union

* a chronology of the country, with particular emphasis on regional issues

* statistics of major demographic and economic indicators, including comparative data

* information about the structure and organization of the national government in India.

Part Two: Territorial Surveys

Providing a wealth of information on each of the twenty-eight states and seven territories, each chapter includes:

* details of geography

* an account of the current and historical political situation

* an economic survey, including key statistics and details of infrastructure, agriculture, industry and tourism

* a directory of leading officials.

Reviews

'This is an excellent book for reference shelves.' - Reference Reviews

Name: The Territories and States of India (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Tara Boland-Crewe, David Lea. This invaluable collection of information provides an in-depth guide to the regional dimension of the politics and economy of this vast and complex country. Incomparable in its coverage, it supplies the reader with a more complete understanding of India...
Categories: South Asian Studies, International Politics