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Published: 23 August 2018

328 Pages

ISBN: 9780199487622

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Constitutionalizing India

An Ideational Project

Author Bidyut Chakrabarty

  • Provides a new narrative of constitutionalizing India, which is both contextual and ideationally multifaceted
  • Examines ideas from different socio-economic roots, which competed with each other for a common ideological aim of making a constitution for independent India
  • Highlights that constitutionalism drew on the British liberal tradition that naturally influenced India by virtue of being a British colony
  • Examines the impact of historical developments and democratic politics on Indian constitutionalism

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