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Product Description for India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy [Paperback]
About the Author
Ramachandra Guha is a historian with major interests in the field of social, environmental, political and cricket history. Guha holds a B.A. degree in Economics from St. Stephen’s College (1977) and is a post graduate from the Delhi School of Economics with a fellowship from the IIM- Calcutta. He has won the Padma Bhushan Award, R.K. Narayan Prize and the U.K. Cricket Society’s Literary Award. Ramachandra Guha is an avid columnist along with being an author of books like the Picador Book of Cricket, Patriots and Partisans and the Wickets in the East.
Publication Date: 14 August 2008
The definitive account of modern India This history of modern India will explore all aspects of this complex country, its past and present, its politics, culture and society. Divided into five main parts, a Mahatma in his place, the congress consensus, Indira is India, democracy in disarray and concluding with a section considering how has India done? this promises to be the most comprehensive account of a great nation. With detailed chapters devoted to the legacy of colonization, the components of Indian national culture, the return of caste and the revival of religion, as well as those considering the effects of war and globalization, every aspect is covered.