Head Count: Memoirs of a Demographer - download pdf or read online

By Ashish Bose

ISBN-10: 0670083518

ISBN-13: 9780670083510

The acronym ‘BIMARU states’ was once regular within the mid-1980s to consult the inhabitants problems with India’s 4 greatest states—Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Ashish Bose, the guy who coined this much-discussed time period, is the pioneer of demographic reviews within the country.

In Headcount, the demographer units the list instantly on BIMARU, and within the approach, provides his detailed view of recent India. In his inimitable attractive type, Bose, who used to be born in 1930, paints a shiny portrait of a lifestyles well-lived—from his adolescence in Kolhapur, then a princely kingdom, to his encounters with 3 generations of the Nehru-Gandhi kinfolk and his memories of the darkest days of Indian democracy: the Emergency. jam-packed with little recognized proof and insights into the folks and occasions that experience formed self sufficient India, this can be a deeply compassionate and readable memoir by means of the most vital social scientists of contemporary India.

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