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Head Count: Memoirs of a Demographer

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by Ashish Bose
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Head Count: Memoirs of a Demographer by Ashish Bose

The acronym 'BIMARU states' was widely used in the mid-1980s to refer to the population issues of India's four largest states-Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Ashish Bose, the man who coined this much-discussed term, is the pioneer of demographic studies in the country. In Headcount, the demographer sets the record straight on BIMARU, and in the process, presents his unique view of modern India. In his inimitable engaging style, Bose, who was born in 1930, paints a vivid portrait of a life well-lived-from his childhood in Kolhapur, then a princely state, to his encounters with three generations of the Nehru-Gandhi family and his recollections of the darkest days of Indian democracy: the Emergency. Filled with little known facts and insights into the people and events that have shaped independent India, this is a deeply compassionate and readable memoir by one of the most important social scientists of modern India.

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Pages: 224
Size: 583 KB
Publisher: Viking
Date published:   2010
ISBN: 9788184752281 (DRM-EPUB)

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