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An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Indian Economy

 
Mohini Gupta (Author) A N Kapoor (Author) V P Gupta (Author)
Synopsis The present work An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Indian Economy is the ninth title under the ongoing series An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Indian History and Culture. The volume aims to present a survey of Indian economic thinking through the ages with detailed write-ups on 25 eminent economists ranging from Kautilya to Amartya Sen. Section one surveys the evolution of economic thinking in ancient India, Sultanate period, Mughal period, colonial rule and independent India. It serves as a backdrop for understanding the ideas of various economic thinkers. In section two, the editors have selected 25 eminent economists for detailed study. They have briefly indicated the careers of these economists and analysed their major contributions. The Indian economists have largely reacted against the current economic problems and offered their solutions. Some economists like Amartya Sen have made worldwide impact. The Gandhian ideas of economic reconstruction have not been tried even by his closest of followers but they provide a challenge to all those people who dare to perceive a new world order based on moral principles. Section three deals with the areas of economic development and the institutions linked with such areas.
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About the authors

Mohini Gupta

A constant collaborator in the intellectual pursuits of her husband V.P. Gupta she is co-author in a number of his publications including an Encyclopaedia of History and Culture of Punjab, and biographical studies of Raja Rammohun Roy, Swami Dayaand Saraswati, Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Lala Lajpat Rai, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. A two-volume study of India since independence critically examines the triumphs and tragedies of Indian people during the last fifty five years. These books brought out in both the languages - English and Hindi - have been widely acclaimed as the harbinger of awareness about the ideals of our freedom struggle.

A N Kapoor

A.N. Kapoor After obtaining M.A., D.Phil, in English from Allahabad University, Dr. Kapoor taught English at Agra and Delhi Universities for over four decades and has edited, compiled and authored more than hundred titles including reference books, encyclopaedias and language dictionaries. His dictionary of geographical terms published in 1955 was the first work of its kind in Hindi. His comprehensive English-Hindi dictionary stands as the crowning work of the four decade long effort. The lexicon is considered a work of tremendous relevance for the entire gamut of bilingual activity, being undertaken in the country as almost all levels of our social system, educational institutions and government department.

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Title An Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Indian Economy
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Radha Publications
Language: English
isbn 817487383X
length x+432p.