The Territories and States of India

By Tara Boland-Crewe, David Lea

© 2002 – Routledge

308 pages

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Hardback: 9781857431483
pub: 2002-09-26
US Dollars$315.00
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About the Book

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REF008000
REFERENCE / Dictionaries
REF027000
REFERENCE / Yearbooks & Annuals