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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 146–151.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Sufia Uddin Communities of landless Hindus and Muslims in the Sundarbans, a mangrove-forested river delta sprawling across the Bangladesh–India border, have common class-based grievances and concerns for the imperiled ecosystem that transcend their religious differences. Their shared beliefs...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 159–161.
Published: 01 April 2021
... as a series of skirmishes continued. With authoritarian nationalists in charge in Beijing and New Delhi, backed by public opinion, compromise has proved hard to reach. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 India China border Himalayas Narendra Modi Xi Jinping In mid-June...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 127–132.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Ashwini Deshpande The economic impact of COVID-19 has been much harder on those at the bottom of the caste ladder in India, reflecting the persistence of a system of social stigmatization that many Indians believe is a thing of the past. Untouchability has been outlawed since 1947...
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Current History (2021) 120 (825): 162–164.
Published: 01 April 2021
... historians who contributed to a Hindu-centric idea of India. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 India history colonialism religion Hinduism The Loss of Hindustan: The Invention of India Manan Ahmed Asif Harvard University Press, 2020 Manan Ahmed Asif...
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Current History (2020) 119 (813): 15–21.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Xuefei Ren Comparing China, India, and Brazil reveals that current housing policies in all three countries have produced new forms of exclusion for inhabitants of informal settlements. © 2020 Current History. All rights reserved. 2020 The Regents of the University of California China...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Anirudh Krishna India social mobility inequality education employment jobs caste system health care women's rights Narendra Modi 123 How to extend equality of opportunity across a vast and growing population is one of the most important problems facing India to- day. The ideal...
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Current History (2019) 118 (807): 137–142.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Lanka China India civil war reconciliation transitional justice Tamils Buddhists Muslims Mahinda Rajapaksa democracy constitution debt trap 137 Sri Lanka s ethnoreligious divisions are bound to continue as long as the likes of Rajapaksa dominate the island s political scene. Sri...
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Current History (2019) 118 (804): 16–21.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of California Frank-Borge Wietzke social mobility middle class poverty inequality economic policy politics identity developing countries China India Brazil 16 Political conflicts can flare up when new, increasingly vocal lower-middle- income groups enter the political arena and when...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Raffaello Pantucci Beijing's miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has the capability and desire to disrupt China's outward push. 142 Beijing s miscalculations regarding India have created conflict with a regional power that has the capability and desire...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 151–153.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sumit Ganguly India has emerged onto the global stage after decades of adherence to strategic nonalignment and protectionist trade rules limited its influence. But triumphalism is premature. In the past decade or so, a spate of books has been published about India s rise in the global arena...
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Current History (2018) 117 (798): 148–150.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Neeti Nair Whether in India, Pakistan, or Myanmar, governments have failed to protect minorities, and too often politicians have pandered to agitators stirring up sectarian hatred. PERSPECTIVE Rising Religious Intolerance in South Asia NEETI NAIR 148 South Asia has historically been known for its...
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Current History (2018) 117 (795): 3–9.
Published: 01 January 2018
... of the issue waxes and wanes in the course of broader political and economic developments. The mas- sive famine in China under Chairman Mao s 1958 62 Great Leap Forward, a succession of se- vere droughts and associated famines in India in 1965 66, and the political violence that accompa- nied regime change...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 142–147.
Published: 01 April 2017
... Current History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Emmanuel Teitelbaum India labor unions organized labor employment Narendra Modi Bharatiya Janata Party National Democratic Alliance Trade Unions Act Contract Labor Act Industrial Disputes...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2017
... History. All rights reserved. 2017 The Regents of the University of California Chitralekha Zutshi Kashmir India Pakistan Srinagar Jammu Partition British Empire Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah Islamist militancy Lashkar-i-Taiba Jaish-e-Muhammad Burhan Wani Hizbul Mujahidden...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 148–153.
Published: 01 April 2017
... India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Ganges River Indus River Brahmaputra River Indus Water Treaty Ganges Waters Treaty climate change environment rivers South Asia 148 [D]isputes have deepened to the extent that water is seen as inherently a source of conflict rather than...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Sumit Ganguly A new book on Britain's reign in the subcontinent, departing from earlier generations of scholarship, does not sanitize the brutality and racism that undergirded the colonial enterprise. The Chaos of Empire: The British Raj and the Conquest of India , by Jon Wilson . Public...
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Current History (2017) 116 (789): 154–156.
Published: 01 April 2017
... of California Anirudh Krishna India demonetization Narendra Modi corruption tax evasion banking informal economy currency PERSPECTIVE Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to the airwaves on November 8, 2016, to an-nounce a plan that would destroy black money, a bane of the Indian...
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Current History (2016) 115 (784): 291–297.
Published: 01 November 2016
... of the University of California Fiona Adamson globalization diasporas diaspora politics Eritrea Iraq Kurds India Sri Lanka Tigers Tamil Eeelam Irish-Americans American Israel Public Affairs Committee AIPAC Mexico Mexican-Americans A few decades ago, there was little interest...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 157–159.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Sheila Jasanoff India's long-held penchant for big development projects has worsened its severe ecological problems. A new book draws attention to the promise of smaller-scale solutions. A River Runs Again: India's Natural World in Crisis, from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands...
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Current History (2016) 115 (780): 123–129.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Arvind Rajagopal The public sphere of debate and discussion predicated on transparency has given way to a public sphere of image and spectacle. © 2016 Current History. All rights reserved. 2016 The Regents of the University of California Arvind Rajagopal India public sphere...