ISBN: 8174874860 Publisher:Radha Book Format: Hard Bound Language: English Physical Description: 342pages Year of Publication: 2007
This is the thirteenth and penultimate volume of the series Cross-Currents of Indian History and Culture. The series started with a survey of prehistoric India and is ending with the dawn of a new millennium marking the rise of India as a major world power during its long and checkered journey. India has successfully endured the rise and fall of hundreds of dynasties and has withstood the test of time. The present volume recalls the major milestones in Indias development since the beginning of 1998 and closes at the end of December 2003. It has been divided into three sections: (1). Beyond the golden jubilee of freedom; (2). The beginning of the new millennium; and finally (3). Advent of globalization. While section one covers the period of 2 years: 1998 and 1999, section two is devoted to the major events of 3 years, viz., 2000, 2001 and 2002. Section three presents survey of national landmarks of the year 2003.
Mohini Gupta A constant collaborator in the intellectual pursuits of her husband V.P. Gupta she is co-author in a number of his publications including an Encyclopaedia of History and Culture of Punjab, and biographical studies of Raja Rammohun Roy, Swami Dayaand Saraswati, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Lala Lajpat Rai, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. A two-volume study of India since independence critically examines the triumphs and tragedies of Indian people during the last fifty five years. These books brought out in both the languages – English and Hindi – have been widely acclaimed as the harbinger of awareness about the ideals of our freedom struggle.