The Resource India : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden

India : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden

Label
India : a country study
Title
India
Title remainder
a country study
Statement of responsibility
Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden
Title variation
Country studies, India
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS407
LC item number
.I4465 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heitzman, James
  • Worden, Robert L
  • Library of Congress
Series statement
  • Area handbook series
  • DA pam
  • HeinOnline world constitutions illustrated
Series volume
550-21
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
India
Target audience
specialized
Label
India : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed September 1995."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-785) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antecedents. Harappan culture ; Vedic Aryans -- Kingdoms and empires. The Mauryan empire ; The Deccan and the South -- The classical age. Gupta and Harsha ; The southern rivals -- The Delhi sultanate. The coming of Islam ; Southern dynasties -- The Mughal era. The Mughals ; The Marathas ; The Sikhs ; The coming of the Europeans -- The British empire in India. Company rule, 1757-1857 ; The British Raj, 1858-1947 -- The independence movement. Origins of the Congress and the Muslim League ; War, reforms, and agitation ; Mahatma Gandhi ; Political impasse and independence -- Independent India. National integration ; Nehru's legacy ; The rise of Indira Gandhi ; Rajiv Gandhi -- Setting -- Geography. Principal regions ; Rivers ; Climate ; Earthquakes -- Population. Structure and dynamics ; Population projections ; Population and family planning policy -- Health. Health condition ; Health care -- Education. Administration and funding ; Primary and secondary education ; Colleges and universities ; Education and society -- The roots of Indian religion. The Vedas and polytheism ; Karma and liberation -- The monastic path. Jainism ; Buddhism ; The tradition of the enlightened master -- The worship of personal gods. Vishnu ; Shiva ; Brahma and the Hindu trinity ; The goddess ; Local deities -- The ceremonies of Hinduism. Domestic worship ; Life-cycle rituals ; Public worship -- Islam. Origins and tenets ; Islamic traditions in South Asia -- Sikhism. Early history and tenets ; Twentieth-century developments -- Other minority religions. Tribal religions ; Christianity ; Zoroastrianism ; Judaism -- Modern transformations -- Linguistic relations. Diversity, use, and policy ; Languages of India ; Hindi and English ; Linguistic states ; The social context of language -- Ethnic minorities. Tribes ; Descendants of foreign groups -- Regionalism. Telengana movement ; Jharkhand movement ; Uttarakhand ; Gorkhaland ; Ladakh ; The Northeast ; Outlook -- Themes in Indian society. Hierarchy ; Purity and pollution ; Social interdependence -- Family and kinship. Family ideals ; Variations in family structure ; Large kinship groups ; Family authority and harmony ; Veiling and the seclusion of women ; Life passages -- Caste and class. Varna, caste, and other divisions ; Intercaste relations ; Changes in the caste system ; Classes ; The fringes of society -- The village community. Settlement and structure ; Village unity and divisiveness -- Urban life. The growth of cities ; Urban inequities ; Cities as centers -- Future trends -- Structure of the economy. Independence to 1979 ; Growth since 1980 ; Liberalization in the early 1990s -- The role of government. Early policy developments ; Antipoverty programs ; Development planning -- Finance. Budget ; Fiscal administration ; Monetary process -- Foreign economic relations. Aid ; Trade ; Foreign-exchange system ; External debt -- Labor. Size and composition of the work force ; Labor relations -- Industry. Government policies ; Manufacturing ; Construction ; Energy ; Mining and quarrying -- Transportation. Railroads ; Rapid transit ; The road system ; Motor vehicles ; Ports, maritime transportation, and inland waterways ; Civil aviation -- Telecommunications. National policy ; Telephone ; Radio ; Television -- Tourism -- Science and technology. Origin and development ; Infrastructure and government role ; Resource allocation ; Major research organizations ; Prospects in science and technology -- Land use. Himalayas ; Indo-Gangetic Plain ; Peninsular India -- Land tenure. Landholding categories ; Land reform -- Economic development. Evolution of policy ; Development programs -- Production. Crop output ; The green revolution -- Livestock and poultry -- Forestry -- Fishing -- Agricultural credit -- Agricultural taxation -- Marketing, trade, and aid. Marketing and marketing services ; External trade ; External aid -- Impact of economic reforms on agriculture -- The constitutional framework. Fundamental rights ;
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lii, 850 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
India : a country study, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress ; edited by James Heitzman and Robert L. Worden
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Research completed September 1995."
  • ©2010 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 671-785) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antecedents. Harappan culture ; Vedic Aryans -- Kingdoms and empires. The Mauryan empire ; The Deccan and the South -- The classical age. Gupta and Harsha ; The southern rivals -- The Delhi sultanate. The coming of Islam ; Southern dynasties -- The Mughal era. The Mughals ; The Marathas ; The Sikhs ; The coming of the Europeans -- The British empire in India. Company rule, 1757-1857 ; The British Raj, 1858-1947 -- The independence movement. Origins of the Congress and the Muslim League ; War, reforms, and agitation ; Mahatma Gandhi ; Political impasse and independence -- Independent India. National integration ; Nehru's legacy ; The rise of Indira Gandhi ; Rajiv Gandhi -- Setting -- Geography. Principal regions ; Rivers ; Climate ; Earthquakes -- Population. Structure and dynamics ; Population projections ; Population and family planning policy -- Health. Health condition ; Health care -- Education. Administration and funding ; Primary and secondary education ; Colleges and universities ; Education and society -- The roots of Indian religion. The Vedas and polytheism ; Karma and liberation -- The monastic path. Jainism ; Buddhism ; The tradition of the enlightened master -- The worship of personal gods. Vishnu ; Shiva ; Brahma and the Hindu trinity ; The goddess ; Local deities -- The ceremonies of Hinduism. Domestic worship ; Life-cycle rituals ; Public worship -- Islam. Origins and tenets ; Islamic traditions in South Asia -- Sikhism. Early history and tenets ; Twentieth-century developments -- Other minority religions. Tribal religions ; Christianity ; Zoroastrianism ; Judaism -- Modern transformations -- Linguistic relations. Diversity, use, and policy ; Languages of India ; Hindi and English ; Linguistic states ; The social context of language -- Ethnic minorities. Tribes ; Descendants of foreign groups -- Regionalism. Telengana movement ; Jharkhand movement ; Uttarakhand ; Gorkhaland ; Ladakh ; The Northeast ; Outlook -- Themes in Indian society. Hierarchy ; Purity and pollution ; Social interdependence -- Family and kinship. Family ideals ; Variations in family structure ; Large kinship groups ; Family authority and harmony ; Veiling and the seclusion of women ; Life passages -- Caste and class. Varna, caste, and other divisions ; Intercaste relations ; Changes in the caste system ; Classes ; The fringes of society -- The village community. Settlement and structure ; Village unity and divisiveness -- Urban life. The growth of cities ; Urban inequities ; Cities as centers -- Future trends -- Structure of the economy. Independence to 1979 ; Growth since 1980 ; Liberalization in the early 1990s -- The role of government. Early policy developments ; Antipoverty programs ; Development planning -- Finance. Budget ; Fiscal administration ; Monetary process -- Foreign economic relations. Aid ; Trade ; Foreign-exchange system ; External debt -- Labor. Size and composition of the work force ; Labor relations -- Industry. Government policies ; Manufacturing ; Construction ; Energy ; Mining and quarrying -- Transportation. Railroads ; Rapid transit ; The road system ; Motor vehicles ; Ports, maritime transportation, and inland waterways ; Civil aviation -- Telecommunications. National policy ; Telephone ; Radio ; Television -- Tourism -- Science and technology. Origin and development ; Infrastructure and government role ; Resource allocation ; Major research organizations ; Prospects in science and technology -- Land use. Himalayas ; Indo-Gangetic Plain ; Peninsular India -- Land tenure. Landholding categories ; Land reform -- Economic development. Evolution of policy ; Development programs -- Production. Crop output ; The green revolution -- Livestock and poultry -- Forestry -- Fishing -- Agricultural credit -- Agricultural taxation -- Marketing, trade, and aid. Marketing and marketing services ; External trade ; External aid -- Impact of economic reforms on agriculture -- The constitutional framework. Fundamental rights ;
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
5th edition
Extent
1 online resource (lii, 850 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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