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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy

7 Ratings: 3.9
A book by Ramachandra Guha

From Publishers Weekly  Starred Review. India is the country that was never expected to ever be a country. In the late 19th century, Sir John Strachey, a senior British official, grandly opined that the territory's diverse states simply could … see full wiki

Author: Ramachandra Guha
Genre: History
Publisher: Ecco (July 24, 2007)
2 reviews about India After Gandhi: The History of the World's...
Quick Tip by . June 11, 2010
Awesome book and history, Good read.
review by . March 26, 2009
This is an extremely well organized, readable, informative, and insightful history of India after independence. Guha details the political and socio-economic history of India from August 15, 1947 to today. The author does an outstanding job of bringing such a voluminous amount of material and a somewhat chaotic history with many, many themes into a coherent whole. To date this is the best writing I've seen on post-independence India.
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