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Patel: Political Ideas and Policies

Shakti Sinha Himanshu Roy

Published by SagePublications India Private Limited | Language - English | Binding - Hard Bound

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About the Book: Patel: Political Ideas and Policies

'Patel: Political Ideas and Policies comprehensively presents the different facets of Sardar Patels political life, his ideas and their applications. The book provides a detailed analysis of his perspectives on liberal democracy, nationalism and the state—the three pillars of his political life. Patels role in the Constituent Assembly, transfer of power, integration of princely states with independent India and their territorial reorganization, administrative reforms, formation of the Planning Commission and creation of Indias foreign policy were decisive to the consolidation and the very survival of India as a nation. He played an equally decisive role in the formulation of Indias economic policies. After Patels death in 1950, his contributions to the nation have often been undermined and various negative characteristics have been attributed to him. This book aims to debunk these notions. It is based on the collected works of Patel and attempts to fill in the gap created by the absence of any significant academic work on his life and work...

About the Authors: Shakti Sinha, Himanshu Roy

Shakti Sinha is the Director of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi. He is a Distinguished Fellow of Institute for National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL). His recent publications include chapters in Federalism—A Success Story (2016) and in Rising Powers and Peace Building: Breaking the Mould (2017)...

Himanshu Roy is an Associate Professor, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi. He was a Fellow, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, Teen Murti House, during 20132014. His publications include State Politics in India (2017), Indian Political Thought (2017), Indian Political System (2018), Secularism and its Colonial Legacy (2009), Salwa Judum (2014) and Peasant in Marxism (2005).


Book: Patel: Political Ideas and Policies
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ISBN-13: 9789352808533
Product Code 9789352808533
Binding: Hard Bound
Publishing Date: 2018-12-02
Publisher: SagePublications India Private Limited
Number of Pages: 284
Language: English

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