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The Indian Century or India as an emerging superpower is a neologism referring to the possibility that the 21st century will be dominated by India, similarly to how the 20th century is often called the American Century, and the 19th century the British Century.[disputed ] It is used particularly in the assertion that the Indian economy shall grow and overtake the economy of the United States as the largest economy in the world.
According to scholars, media sources and economic historian Angus Maddison in his book The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective, the polities of India constituted the largest economy in the world from ca. 1 CE to 1000 CE. Also, during the period when China was the dominant economy in the world, India held the second position of the largest economy. India's share of the world income (economic output) went from 27% in 1700 (compared to Europe's share of 23%) to 3% in 1950.
Many industries are established in the country due to investments in technology and in the professionalisation of manpower, in addition to its tradition of Exact Sciences.[clarification needed] However, several problems such as economic, political, and social problems need to be overcome to be considered a superpower. It also[dubious ] have much global influence as compared to other countries like the United States[dubious ].
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Books and Further reading
- Dirks, Nicholas (2008) The Scandal of Empire: India and the Creation of Imperial Britain. Belknap Press ISBN 9780674027244.
- Durant, Will (1930) The Case for India. New York: Simon and Schuster.
- India: The Rise of an Asian Giant ISBN 9780300113099
- Kennedy, Paul (1989) The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers. Vintage; 1 edition ISBN 9780679720195.
- Lak, Daniel (2009) India Express: The Future of the New Superpower. Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 023061759X4.
- Luce, Edward (2008) In Spite of the Gods: The Rise of Modern India. Anchor ISBN 9781400079773.
- McKinsey & Company Inc. (2013) Reimagining India: Unlocking the Potential of Asia's Next Superpower. Simon & Schuster ISBN 9781476735306.
- Meredith, Robyn (2008) The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What It Means for All of Us. W. W. Norton & Company ISBN 9780393331936.
- Parthasarathi, Prasannan (2011) Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not : Global Economic Divergence, 1600–1850. Cambridge University Press ISBN 9780521168243.
- Sieff, Martin (2010) Shifting Superpowers: The New and Emerging Relationships between the United States, China and India. Cato Institute ISBN 9781935308218.
- Smith, Jeff (2013) Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century. Lexington Books ISBN 9780739182789.
- Tharoor, Shashi (2012) Pax Indica: India and the World of the Twenty-First Century. Penguin Global ISBN 9780670085743.
- How the British Ruined India
- How China and India will be more powerful than the U.S. by 2030
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- India, China to become superpowers in two decades The Economic Times.
- India, the Next Great Basketball Superpower? The Atlantic.