Academic Papers on India

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A 15 page research paper discussing the process of India?s gaining of independence from the British. This paper details and analyzes the history of India, the colonization of India by the British, the process of gaining independence from the British and the transformation since becoming independent. Special emphasis is given to the process of India?s ...

A 5 page paper on the geography, population, and economics of India,-- including its current anti-American trend. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Tourism In India

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page essay that explores tourism in India. The writer begins with the reasons India attracts so many visitors and continues through the efforts being made by the Indian government to increase foreign visitors to the country. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

The Indian Caste System

  • 10 page paper

More than 10 pages worth of notes on the Indian Caste system and its early history. No Bibliography.

This 10 page overview looks at the market in India particularly as it pertains to Americans who do business there. Topics include : customs, traditions, language, religion and superstitions and why it is important to understand the culture of a country in which one conducts business. Specific examples include Kentucky Fried Chicken's difficulties as well ...

Child Labor in India

  • 8 page paper

The problem of child labor is discussed in this 8 page overview. While India is the country highlighted, the world situation is discussed as well as how the Western world plays a role. Statistics are cited. Recent efforts made by the Indian government to resolve the problem are noted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

10 pages in length. While patriarchal bargaining seems very strange to us, not only is it the tradition in India, it is a tradition that is practiced routinely and with fervor. Any business aspiring to invest in India must understand that though patriarchal bargaining is not our way, it is theirs. US companies investing in ...


  • 6 page paper

6 page paper on this Buddhist philosophy. The writer explores the history of Buddhism and 'dhamma' and gives a summary of its basic principles. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page paper relating three events of the Ramayana to corresponding verses from the Dhammapada. The events are Rama's reaction to the news of his banishment; his brother Bharata's pledge to return the throne to Rama at the end of his term of banishment; and Sita's abduction. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Mohandas Gandhi

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper examines the life and legacy of nonviolent political activist Mohandas K. Gandhi, known as the father of India, and includes some recent allegations that the spiritual leader wasn't as saintly has he has been historically portrayed. Bibliography included.

A 5 page style essay on why Mohandas K. Gandhi should serve as a role model for the improvement of our own society today. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Indira Gandhi

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper looks at the controversial leadership of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who ruled India from 1966-1977 and from 1980 until her assassination in 1984. Bibliography included.

A 5 page research paper discussing Mahatma Gandhi's accomplishments as a spiritual and political leader. Beginning in South Africa and continuing in India, Gandhi led his followers on a path of non-cooperation and nonresistance. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

This 7 page paper looks at Payne's book in terms of the larger picture that was Gandhi's life. No additional sources cited.

Gandhi's Ideology

  • 12 page paper

12 pages critically analyzing the ideology of Gandhi (advanced-level research). Bibliography lists 6 references with all page #'s cited.

5 pages. Any comparison between Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi and Vladimir Ilyich Lenin might seem obvious in the dichotomy: while Gandhi was considered one of the greatest proponents of non-violence, Lenin was recognized as a significant figure in enacting violence and totalitarianism. But there are a number of similarities that come to light when considering the ...

A 3 page essay investigating population growth in India, possible ways to decrease the growth rate and what has been done to date. Options that might be used successfully are offered. Bibliography includes 3 references.

10 pages in length. As India becomes a significant player in the newly-emerging global marketplace, the country's women still remain socially inferior to their male counterparts. This analytical research dpaper specifically examines Indian women, the availability of education, the false promise of employment, and some possible socio-cultural solutions.

6 pages in length. A through discussion of Jainism -- an Indian religion. The writer examines Jainism's history, beliefs, and the social status of its adherents in India. Also looked at are the disparities that exist among the various sects of Jainism. Some comparison is made between Jainsim and Buddhism. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 5 page essay on the diverse populations—their formation and their legacy on today's democratic world. The piece discusses the similarities between the two countries, with brief mention of early history and concentrating on periods of radical change. The paper posits that the main difference between the past and present for both countries is the ...

A 15 page research paper which argues that the recent nuclear tests conducted in both India and Pakistan are seen by these countries as political bargaining chips in a dangerous game of nuclear bluff reminiscent of the cold war between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The writer demonstrates that the current nuclear ...

A 3 page analysis that attempts to answer, based on The Essential Gandhi, which is edited by Louis Fischer, the interpretive question: 'What, if any, were Gandhi's mistakes since, in the end he gained independence for India, but failed to prevent the partitioning of the country into India and Pakistan?' An 'interpretive question' is defined ...

The Bhopal Disaster

  • 9 page paper

This 9 page paper provides an overview of the large industrial disaster that happened in India in 1984. Emphasis is on societal reaction as well as sentiment about multinationals in general. The U.S. versus the Indian reaction to the event is discussed. Bibliography lists 11sources.

A 3 page review & overview of the 1982/83 movie 'Gandhi.' No Bibliography. Keywords : film, India, history.

R.K. Narayan/The Guide

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page analysis of R.K. Narayan's The Guide. This fascinating book takes a look at Indian life from rather a different perspective. Raju, the protagonist, is something a rake and a confidence man, who gets trapped by his own scheme into actually becoming the person that he pretended to be. No additional sources cited.

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