Haryana, a Historical Perspective
This Is An Authoritative Attempt At A Recons¬Truction Of The Historical Past Of Haryana. It Is The First Systematic And Analytical Study Of The Political Developments In Haryana From The Third Battle Of Panipat In 1761 To The Formation Of A New State Of Haryana In 1966.The Work Examines The Nature Of Political Ideas, Institutions And The Course Of Struggle Of The People Of Haryana In A Historical Perspective. It Analyses The Character Of The Administration Of Haryana Under Various Types Of Government, I.E., The Local Chiefs, The East-India Company And The British Crown.Besides, Critically Examining The Nature And Character Of Mutual Rivalries And Conflicts Of The Local Chiefs, The Work Analyses The Factors And Forces Leading To The Changing Attitude And Policy Of The British Residents And The Governor-Generals Of India. It Also Answers Such Pertinent Questions As To Why This Region Could Not Gain A Separate Political And Administrative Identity Earlier, And Was Tagged To Delhi (1803), North-Western Provinces (1834) Or The Punjab (1858).This Work Meticulously Describes The Nature And Frequently Changing Masters Of The Region, The Wider Impact Of The 1857 Upri¬Sings, The Socio-Religious Reform Movements Of The Nineteenth Century, The Emergence Of The Political Consciousness, The Nature And Course Of The National Movement In The Region Upto The Partition Of India In 1947 And Finally The Demand And Formation Of A New Separate State In 1966.This Book Will Be Of Immense Interest To The General Reader As Well As Scholars And Also Serve As A Useful Reference On The National And Political History Of India.
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