Colonial India Analytical Essay by cee-cee

Colonial India
This paper discusses whether colonialism or independence has been better for India.
# 110866 | 922 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Jan 01, 2009 in History (Asian) , History (British) , Asian Studies (General)

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This paper introduces, discusses, and analyzes the topic of colonization in India from English colonization until today. Specifically, the paper discusses whether colonialism was a better alternative for India. The paper concludes that India's plight during British colonization left it far behind in technology and modern conveniences once it finally did gain independence. Still, overall, it has been much better for India to lead itself and create a democracy, even though its independence has led to some political unrest and strife.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bose, Sugata, and Ayesha Jalal. Modern South Asia: History, Culture, Political Economy. New York: Routledge, 2003.
  • Lal, Vinay. "British India." University of California Los Angeles. 2005. 15 Feb. 2008.<>

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