• Join Our Mailing List ∇
  • |
  • Sign In
  • |
  • Sign Up
  • |
  • Help
Shopping Bag ( 0 item )

The History of Assam: From Yandabo to Partition, 1826-1947

Price : $12.75
ISBN # : 9788125046530
Author : Priyam Goswami
pages: 308
Edition : Paperback
Volumes : 1
Publisher : Orient Blackswan
Published : 2012

This text covers an important period in the history of modern northeast India, from the Treaty of Yandabo in 1826 that marked the beginning of British expansion in the region, till Partition in 1947.

It discusses the history of the colonial province of Assam, which included most of modern Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh.

It details the colonial expansion and associated political developments and also analyses the important social, cultural and economic changes during the period.

A key aspect is its focus on the growth of political consciousness in the region and the impact of the pan-Indian national movement on the society and politics of the region.

Table of Contents:

List of Maps, Figures and Tables



1. Decline of the Ahoms and the Emergence of the British

2. Foundation of the Company's Rule

3. The Company's Expansion in the Brahmaputra Valley

4. Consolidation of Power

5. Expansion to the South: Cachar and the Central Hills

6. Manipur and the Frontier Tribes

7. Economic Transformation of Assam

8. Social Transformation of Assam

9. Growth of Political Awareness

10. Assam and the National Movement (1905 - 34)

11. Struggle for Independence (1935 - 47)


Select Bibliography


Author Bio: Priyam Goswami is Professor, Department of History, Gauhati University, Guwahati.

This book was added to South Asia bookstore on Monday 14 May, 2012.

You may also like these Books

Author:Anuradha Kumar
Author:Niarmalangshu Mukjerji
Author:Intizar Husain
Author:Aitzaz Ahsan
Author:Dharamvir Bharati
Author:Teesta Setalvad
Author:Arjun Dev
Author:Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Author:Ramin Jahanbegloo & Sudhir Kakar

Facebook Likes

Deal of the Day

Guide to Indian Markets (Thoroughly Revised & Updated - Second Edition)
Author: MRUC & Hansa Research
Price: $449.75 $359.75
History of Indian Nation (set of 4 volumes)
Author: Muzzaffar H. Syed, Anil Kumar & B.D. Usmani
Price: $339.75 $271.75
Rabindra Chitravali: Paintings of Rabindranath Tagore (4 volume box set)
Author: Rabindra Chitravali
Price: $649.75 $519.75
Christian Themes in Indian Art from Mughal Times to the Present
Author: A. Amaldass and G. Lowner
Price: $139.75 $105.00
Ancient Indian Tradition and Mythology (72 vols)
Author: G.P. Bhatt & J.L. Shastri
Price: $1,799.00 $1,439.00
Sacred Books of the East (50 Volumes)
Author: F. Max-Muller
Price: $899.00 $719.00
Gandhi and Ambedkar: Saviours of Untouchables of
Author: Sheshrao Chavan
Price: $28.00 $22.00
Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
Author: Imtiaz Gul
Price: $26.95 $14.75
Handcrafted Indian Textiles: Tradition And Beyond
Author: Martand Singh, Rta Kapur Chishti and Rahul Jain
Price: $89.75 $80.00
City of Joy
Author: Dominique Lapierre
Price: $15.00 $10.00
Philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita: An Exposition 2 Vols
Author: Chhaganlal G Kaji
Price: $29.75 $34.75
Ananya: A Portrait of India
Author: SN Nirmal & K Mattoo Sridhar
Price: $90.00 $59.75
Universality of the Sikh Religion
Author: Dr. Jaspal Singh Mayell
Price: $31.50 $24.75
Keep Up with Us.

South Asia Books, located at Columbia, Missouri - mid-way between St Louis and Kansas City, USA, has since its start in 1969 evolved from a supplier of rare volumes from India and Pakistan to the major supplier for India related monographs for bookstores, wholesalers, libraries, and individuals.
South Asia Books is known to be the best collection of books on South Asia available outside of the region itself! Its stock includes thousands of titles available for sale, plus thousands of other used and single title books, including a large selection of art history and language related texts.
South Asia Books adds approximately 1,000 new titles annually, representing most of the major Indian publishers, including Motilal, DK, Manohar, Abhinav, Vikas, Eastern Book Linkers, Rawat, and Satguru. Orders can be done from throughout the World.