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The Resource Ahmedabad : shock city of twentieth-century India, Howard Spodek

Ahmedabad : shock city of twentieth-century India, Howard Spodek

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
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 movements tha
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spodek, Howard
Dewey number
954/.75
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS486.A4
LC item number
S76 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • Ahmadābād (India)
  • HISTORY
  • Economic history
  • Politics and government
  • India
  • Regions & Countries - Asia & the Middle East
  • History & Archaeology
  • South Asia
Label
Ahmedabad : shock city of twentieth-century India, Howard Spodek
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gandhi chooses Ahmedabad -- Gandhi assembles new leadership -- Vallabhbhai Patel builds the congress political machine -- Anasuyaben Sarabhai engages Ahmedabad's working classes -- Ambalal Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai build an industrialized, westernized, prosperous, cultured, world-class company town -- Indulal Yagnik challenges the Gandhian consensus -- Communal violence, 1969 -- Chimanbhai Patel provokes the Nav Nirman Movement, 1974 -- The mills close, the TLA falters, and the municipal corporation goes broke -- Madhavsinh Solanki invokes the politics of caste and class -- Ahmedabad 2000: the capitalist city out of control -- Godhra, the Gujarat pogrom, and the consequences
Control code
747431645
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253000835
Lccn
2010046733
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747431645
Label
Ahmedabad : shock city of twentieth-century India, Howard Spodek
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gandhi chooses Ahmedabad -- Gandhi assembles new leadership -- Vallabhbhai Patel builds the congress political machine -- Anasuyaben Sarabhai engages Ahmedabad's working classes -- Ambalal Sarabhai and Kasturbhai Lalbhai build an industrialized, westernized, prosperous, cultured, world-class company town -- Indulal Yagnik challenges the Gandhian consensus -- Communal violence, 1969 -- Chimanbhai Patel provokes the Nav Nirman Movement, 1974 -- The mills close, the TLA falters, and the municipal corporation goes broke -- Madhavsinh Solanki invokes the politics of caste and class -- Ahmedabad 2000: the capitalist city out of control -- Godhra, the Gujarat pogrom, and the consequences
Control code
747431645
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 330 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253000835
Lccn
2010046733
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747431645

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