The Volume Deals With Several Themes Haying Deep Bearing On History Of The People Who Lived In The Valley And Other Regions For Centuries. In Fact They Are The Simple Folk Whose Peaceful Life Was Effected By Foreign Invasions Which Ultimately Resulted Into Their Administrative System, Sometime Not Congenial To The Traditions Of The Local Population. However The Beautiful Environments Always Made The Region Very Attractive To Foreigners And, Later On, Tourists Who Happened To Study The Culture Of The Local Population.The Contents In The Volume Give A Glaring Picture Of Kashmir Ancient And Modern, With The Its Ultimate Conquest By The Dogra Dynasty. Undoubtedly It Would Be Useful For Teachers, Scholars, Students And Indian And Foreign Tourists.
Traces The Journey Of The Land And People From Ancient To The Modern Day. Captures The Factors For The Decline Of Kashmiri Civilization From Glory To The Present State Of Murder And Repire. The Author Hopes The Worst Is Over And The Old Practices Of Kashmiriyat Will Return.
Examines the strategic and historical circumstances surrounding the British creation and handing over of the Princely State of Jammu and Kashmir, the Maharaja's accession to India, and the unintended consequences of these actions.
The Kashmir problem is the most intractable part of the 50-year dispute between India and Pakistan. While scholars and statesmen have long analyzed the political dimensions of the problem, the economic dimensions have received much less attention. This study is an effort to address this lack of economic content in thinking on Kashmir.
After 20 years of insurgency, Kashmir continues to be a major flashpoint and decisive factorin destabilising regional relations. Resolving the dispute over the state of Jammu andKashmir is crucial to achieving peace and stability, without which the US Af-Pak strategy isunlikely to succeed. With international eyes focused on South Asia, understanding what is atstake in Kashmir has never been more important. For decades, the dispute over the valley of Kashmir, famed for its beauty and tranquility, has determined much of Pakistan's and India'sforeign policy. With the state, located between two nuclear armed states and India blaming Pakistani militants for the 2008 terrorist attacks on Mumbai, t...