Shaping Of Modern Gujarat

Shaping Of Modern Gujarat


Looking at the 19th and 20th centuries, and drawing on scholarly sources, this book traces the history of Gujurat from the time of the Indus Valley civilization, where Gujarati society came to be a synthesis of diverse cultures, to the state's encounters with the Turks, Marathas and the Portuguese.


344 Pages | ISBN13 9780144000388
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Achyut Yagnik
Achyut Yagnik
Achyut Yagnik is the founder-secretary of Setu: Centre for Social Knowledge and Action, an Ahmedabad-based voluntary organization which has been working with marginalized communities since the early 1980s. He was a journalist and has also taught development communication as visiting faculty in Gujarat University. He is co-author of the book Creating a Nationality: Ramjanmabhoomi Movement and Fear of the Self.
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