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This is a 5 page book review of “Gandhi: A Life” by Yogesh Chadha (1997). Gandhi’s peaceful process was integral in the negotiations of the independence of India and while his methods may have seemed against many of the traditions of the Hindus, his acceptance of other religions and Western ways paved the way for ...

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 ...

When a company considers expanding internationally the environment in the target country has to be carefully assessed. This 16 page paper assesses India as a potential target country, examining the international, economic, political, legal and social environment. The paper then considers the different modes of entry that may be used. The paper uses the example ...

This 8 page paper discusses the processes that may come into play when a nation struggles to free itself from the grip of an imperial power.

This 12 page report discusses the Zoroastrians of India (also known as the Paris or Parsees), who fled from Persia in the Middle Ages to protect their beliefs from the spread of Islam. The founder of their religion was the prophet Zoroaster (Zarathushtra). The increasing complexities of modern society have also deeply affected the Zoroastrians, who like most deeply religious groups ...

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.

Mahavira/Jainism

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper that investigates the significance and the details of Jainism, one of the major religions of India. The writer particularly stresses the importance of the Tattvarthadhigama Sutra in studying the Jain religion and the life of its founder Mahavira, a sixth century BC Indian mystic and contemporary of Buddha. Bibliography lists ...

Mahabharata

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page report discusses “Mahabharata,” the largest epic in the history of mankind. It describes events that took place in ancient bhaarata around 5000 BCE. The main event was the appearance of Lord Krishna - the 8th avatar (incarnation) of Lord Vishnu. The Mahabharata serves as both sacred text and a portal through which the modern world may consider ...

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as critical include history, culture and ...

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 ...

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.

Dhammapada

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

The Kashmir Conflict

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page overview of the history of the conflict between India and Pakistan which has raged on since 1947. Traces Kashmir's quest for independence and identifies Pakistan as the current aggressor in the affair. Concludes, however, that peace will not come with the pointing of fingers, peace will only come with a ...

This 5 page paper argues that the way for peace to be maintained in the long term between Kashmir and its neighbours; Pakistan and India, is not by the use of international law, but through opening dialogue. The paper looks to the history of Kashmir and its neighbours to illustrate how this hypothesis has been ...

A 9 page overview of the colonial history of Malaysia which emphasizes the impacts of immigration on ethnic diversity. With this diversity, and the British institutions of colonialism came ethnic and religious unrest which is still apparent in the country even today. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 16 page paper examines the international negotiation problems associated with the ‘composite dialogue’ between India and Pakistan regarding Kashmir. The paper starts by identifying issues, the significant parties and then looks at the perspectives of the parties involved. The best alternative to a negotiated agreement is considered, and issues including communication building criteria of ...

This 5-page tutorial focuses on how a student can develop a survey concerning the status of wireless communications in India. Also included are some questionnaire suggestions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

6 pages in length. The writer discusses the inherent obstacles that keep Indian girls from attaining the same computer abilities as their male counterparts. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

20 pages in length. In order to compete within the hard and fast corporate world, it requires a certain edge if India is to successfully challenge its business opponent by way of technological implementation. As a means by which to achieve such a goal, it is imperative for India's commerce community to continually ...

This 8 page paper is written as a report for the Board of Directors of a large hypothetical, UK multinational company evaluating the macro and task environment of the construction industry in India and assesses the suitability for the development of trading and investment relations. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

This 5 page report is written as a letter from Jyoti/Jasmine/Jane to her now-adult daughter. Her daughter has asked her why she left Bud (the daughter’s biological father) and what the various aspects of her mother’s heritage, experience, and attitudes led her to make the decisions she made. Bibliography lists one source.

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.

This is an 8 page paper discussing gender roles in Ramayana and those of today. The tale of Ramayana first said to be written around the year 1000 B.C. outlines the traditional gender roles in dharma. Rama as the male role model was obedient to his parents and faithful to his wife and eventually led ...

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