The Territories and States of India 2016: 3rd Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Territories and States of India 2016

3rd Edition

Edited by Europa Publications

Routledge

440 pages

Look Inside
Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9781857438123
pub: 2016-03-14
SAVE ~$63.00
$315.00
$252.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9781315536958
pub: 2016-09-13
from $28.98


FREE Standard Shipping!

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, which includes a detailed chronology for India as a whole, a bibliography, contact details for leading officials, and an historical account and economic survey for each of the twenty-nine states and seven territories, it supplies the reader with a more complete understanding of India as a whole.

Table of Contents

Part One—Introduction

  • Two introductory essays examining the political evolution of the federation and contemporary issues in relations between the states and the central Government
  • A comprehensive chronology covering major events from throughout India’s history
  • Major economic and demographic statistics of the territorial units, including useful comparative data
  • Information about the structure and organization of the national Government in India

Part Two—Surveys

This section provides a wealth of information on each of the 29 states and 7 territories. Each chapter includes:

  • A map, plus geographical details: location, physical description, climate and population
  • An account of the history of the territory, followed by a description of the current political situation
  • An economic survey, including statistics such as net state domestic product and details of, for instance, infrastructure, agriculture, industry and tourism
  • A short directory of essential names and addresses of leading officials

Part Three—A select bibliography of books

Part Four—Indexes

Territories and states are listed alphabetically (together with a gazetteer of alternative or historical names).

About the Series

Europa Territories of the World series

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL017000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration
POL018000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Reference
POL020000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / State & Provincial
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
REF000000
REFERENCE / General