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Sources Elsewhere: Modern India
From Our Library: Books on Modern India
Below are just some examples of the library's materials on modern India.
A Brief History of India by
Call Number: 954 WAL
Publication Date: 2005-11-01
Presents 5,000 years of Indian history from prehistoric civilization in the Indus Valley to the present.
Call Number: 954.04 THA
Publication Date: 1997-08-15
Assesses the country's achievements and failures over the last fifty years of its independence from British rule and notes India's importance in the challenges facing America in the twenty-first century.
India after Gandhi by
Call Number: 954.04 GUH
Publication Date: 2007-07-24
Guha writes of the protests and conflicts that have peppered the history of free India, but also of the factors and processes that have kept the country together (and kept it democratic), defying numerous prophets of doom who believed that it would break up or come under autocratic rule.
Makers of Modern India by
Call Number: 954.009 MAK
Publication Date: 2011-03-31
Collects the work of nineteen of India's foremost generators of political sentiment. An extensive introduction, biographical sketches of each figure, and guides to further reading make this work a rich resource.
The Mind of India by
Call Number: 181.4 MIN
Publication Date: 1967
A collection of readings from ancient to modern Indian writings, including sacred texts.
From Our Library: DVDs on Modern India
The story of India
Call Number: DVD 954 STO
Publication Date: 2008
Historian Michael Wood chronicles the history of the Indian subcontinent, the richness and diversity of its peoples, and its continuing relevance in today's world.
Below are just some examples of the library's visual materials on Modern India.
From Our Library: Articles on World History Topics
The Home tab in the World History guide provides links to several library databases. They serve as good starting places for your research.
Remember that besides articles many databases also include photos and other illustrations, maps, charts, and primary sources!