The Resource Ahmedabad : Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, Howard Spodek, (electronic resource)

Ahmedabad : Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, Howard Spodek, (electronic resource)

Label
Ahmedabad : Shock City of Twentieth-Century India
Title
Ahmedabad
Title remainder
Shock City of Twentieth-Century India
Statement of responsibility
Howard Spodek
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In the 20th century, Ahmedabad was India's ""shock city."" It was the place where many of the nation's most important developments occurred first and with the greatest intensity -- from Gandhi's political and labor organizing, through the growth of textile, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries, to globalization and the sectarian violence that marked the turn of the new century. Events that happened there resonated throughout the country, for better and for worse. Howard Spodek describes the movement
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spodek, Howard
Dewey number
  • 954.75
  • 954/.75
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS486.A4
LC item number
S76 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Ahmada ̄ba ̄d (India) -- Biography
  • Ahmada ̄ba ̄d (India) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
  • Ahmada ̄ba ̄d (India) -- History -- 20th century
  • Ahmada ̄ba ̄d (India) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
  • Regions & Countries - Asia & the Middle East
  • History & Archaeology
  • South Asia
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
Label
Ahmedabad : Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, Howard Spodek, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 The Gandhian Era, 1915-1950; 1. Gandhi Chooses Ahmedabad; 2. Gandhi Assembles New Leadership; 3. Vallabhbhai Patel Builds the Congress PoliticalMachine; 4. Anasuyaben Sarabhai Engages Ahmedabad's Working Classes; Part 2 The Westernizing City, 1950-1980; 5. Ambalal Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai Build an Industrialized, Westernized, Prosperous, Cultured, World-Class Company Town; 6. Indulal Yagnik Challenges the Gandhian Consensus; Part 3 Creativity and Chaos, 1969-; 7. Communal Violence, 1969
  • 8. Chimanbhai Patel Provokes the Nav Nirman Movement, 19749. The Mills Close, the TLA Falters, and the Municipal Corporation Goes Broke; 10. Madhavsinh Solanki Invokes the Politics of Caste and Class; 11. Ahmedabad 2000: The Capitalist City Out of Control; 12. Godhra, the Gujarat Pogrom, and the Consequences; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283235754
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)713658
  • (OCoLC)735596080
  • (SSID)ssj0000520811
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11345531
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000520811
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517056
  • (PQKB)11698445
  • (OCoLC)747431645
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17082
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040398
Label
Ahmedabad : Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, Howard Spodek, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1 The Gandhian Era, 1915-1950; 1. Gandhi Chooses Ahmedabad; 2. Gandhi Assembles New Leadership; 3. Vallabhbhai Patel Builds the Congress PoliticalMachine; 4. Anasuyaben Sarabhai Engages Ahmedabad's Working Classes; Part 2 The Westernizing City, 1950-1980; 5. Ambalal Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai Build an Industrialized, Westernized, Prosperous, Cultured, World-Class Company Town; 6. Indulal Yagnik Challenges the Gandhian Consensus; Part 3 Creativity and Chaos, 1969-; 7. Communal Violence, 1969
  • 8. Chimanbhai Patel Provokes the Nav Nirman Movement, 19749. The Mills Close, the TLA Falters, and the Municipal Corporation Goes Broke; 10. Madhavsinh Solanki Invokes the Politics of Caste and Class; 11. Ahmedabad 2000: The Capitalist City Out of Control; 12. Godhra, the Gujarat Pogrom, and the Consequences; Glossary; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (352 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283235754
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (EBL)713658
  • (OCoLC)735596080
  • (SSID)ssj0000520811
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11345531
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000520811
  • (PQKBWorkID)10517056
  • (PQKB)11698445
  • (OCoLC)747431645
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse17082
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000040398

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