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Table of Contents Preface to the First Edition Preface to the Second Edition 1. South Asian History: an Introduction 2. Modernity and Antiquity: Interpretations of Ancient India 3. Pre-Modern Accommodation of Difference: The Making of Indo-Islamic Cultures 4. The Mughal Empire: State, Economy and Society 5. India Between Empires: Decline or Decentralization? 6. The Transition to Colonialism: Resistance and Collaboration 7. The First Century of British Rule, 1757 to 1857: State and Economy 8. Company Raj and Indian Society, 1757 to 1857: Reinvention and Reform of Tradition 9. 1857: Rebellion, Collaboration and the Transition to Crown Raj 10.High Noon of Colonialism, 1858 to 1914: State and Political Economy 11.A Nation in Making? Rational Reform, Religious Revival and Swadeshi Nationalism, 1858 to 1914 12.Colonialism Under Siege: State and Political Economy after World War 1 13.Gandhian Nationalism and Mass Politics: the 1920s 14.The Depression Decade: Society, Economics and Politics 15.Nationalism and Colonialism during World War II and its Aftermath: Economic Crisis and Political Confrontation 16.The Partition of India and the Demand for Pakistan 17.1947: its Meaning and Memory 18. Post-Colonial South Asia: State and Economy, Society and Politics, 1947-1971 19. Post-Colonial South Asia: State and Economy, Society and Politics, 1971-2003 20. Decolonizing South Asia: the View from a New Millennium Glossary A Chronological Outline Select Bibliography and Notes Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: South Asia History