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Ahmedabad:  Shock City of Twentieth-Century India

Howard  Spodek

Binding: Hardback Pages: 348 Price: Rs 795/- ISBN: 978 81 250 4661 5

Rights: South Asia (India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives)

The Book In Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India, the author explains about how Ahmedabad’s textile magnates entered into multinational agreements to expand into new entrepreneurial directions based on chemicals and pharmaceuticals after independence. Modern institutions such as Indian Institute of Management, the National Institute of Design, and the Physical Research Laboratory were also brought to Ahmedabad by these entrepreneurs. It also explains about how the transformations are introduced by the people of Ahmedebad, viz., the major turning points in modern India, the legacies of Gandian leadership, multinational industrialisation, innovative strategies of political organisation in a creative democrac y. The Author Howard spodek is Professor of History at Temple University, USA. Contents Introduction Part 1. The Gandhian Era, 1915–1950 1. Gandhi Chooses Ahmedabad 2. Gandhi Assembles New Leadership 3. Vallabhbhai Patel Builds the Congress Political Machine 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, 1974 9. 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  

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