Shaping Of Modern Gujarat

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Penguin UK, Aug 24, 2005 - Literary Collections - 344 pages
Looking at the 19th and 20th centuries, and drawing on scholarly sources, this book traces the history of Gujurat from the time of the Indus Valley civilization, where Gujarati society came to be a synthesis of diverse cultures, to the state's encounters with the Turks, Marathas and the Portuguese.
 

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Contents

About the Author Dedication
Preface
Synthesis and Continuity
Mercantile Ethos
Oppressive Encounters
Welcoming the British
Industrialization and Swadeshi
The Call for Swaraj
Gujarat Gujaratis and Gandhi
Hindu and Muslim
Social Landscape After Independence
Rise of Hindutva
Hindutva and Beyond
Picture Credits
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