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By Stanley Wolpert, Stanley A. Wolpert

ISBN-10: 0684313502

ISBN-13: 9780684313504

Domestic to a 5th of the world's inhabitants and the biggest democracy on the earth, India holds a in demand position in present occasions but is still misunderstood in lots of methods by means of scholars, execs and others who search a unmarried, authoritative resource for info in this vital quarter. The Encyclopedia of India meets this want, encompassing the background, cultures, geography and religions of India from precedent days to the current day. around the 4 volumes of the Encyclopedia, readers are invited to discover India in a accomplished reference paintings of greater than six hundred alphabetically prepared, illustrated articles. As India's function in international politics and economics keeps to develop, readers will locate the historic and cultural details contained inside this paintings an fundamental instrument to gaining a better appreciation of India and its position in our smooth global.

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3 billion, 1965 Bangladesh created from East Pakistan 1971–1977 Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, prime minister 1977–1988 Zia-ul-Haq (1924–1988), president 1985–1988 Mohammad Khan Junejo, prime minister 1986 Foundation of Mohajir Qaumi Movement 1987 Siachen Glacier incident 1988–1990 Benazir Bhutto (b. 1953), prime minister 1990 August–November, caretaker government of Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi 1990–1993 Mian Nawaz Sharif (b. 1949), prime minister lxviii Hubble Space Telescope is launched into outer space, 1990 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF India C H R O N O L O G Y : PA K I S TA N 1993 April–May, Balakh Sher Mazari, prime minister May–July, Mian Nawaz Sharif, prime minister July–October, Moeen Qureshi, prime minister 1993–1996 Benazir Bhutto, prime minister 1997–1999 Nawaz Sharif, prime minister 1998 May, detonation of six nuclear devices 1999 June–July, Kargil War 1999–2001 Pervez Musharraf (b.

R. C. Senior financial sector expert, Monetary and Financial Systems Department Bank and Non-Bank Supervision Ram Nath University of Rajasthan Professor (retired), Department of History and Indian Culture Monuments: Mughal P. Jayendra Nayak Chairman and managing director, UTI Bank, Mumbai, India Capital Market xl Brenda J. Ness Santa Monica College Professor, Department of History Bene Israel Jews of India Rabban, Joseph Sassoon, David Jennifer Noyon United States Department of State Senior analyst for Nepal Nepal Amina Okada Musée Guimet, Paris, France Curator of Indian art Mughal Painting, Later Irfan Omar Marquette University Assistant professor, Department of Theology Azad, Maulana Abul Kalam Islam Muslims Arvind Panagariya Columbia University Professor of economics and Indian political economy, School of International and Public Affairs Trade Liberalization since 1991 Kirit S.

Chennai, India Balance of Payments: Exchange Rate Policy Infrastructure Development and Government Policy since 1950 Ramchandra H. Patil Chairman, Clearing Corporation of India Limited, Mumbai Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Stock Exchange Markets ENCYCLOPEDIA OF India DIRECTORY OF CONTRIBUTORS Michael Debabrata Patra Reserve Bank of India Adviser, Department of Economic Analysis and Policy Foreign Resources Inflow since 1991 Ludwig Pesch Bern College of Arts, Switzerland Researcher, Department of Music B¯alasarasvati, T.

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