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

Paperback | August 12, 2008

byRamachandra Guha

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Amagisterial account of the pains, the struggles, the humiliations, and the glories of the world's largest and least likely democracy, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi is a breathtaking chronicle of the brutal conflicts that have rocked a giant nation and the extraordinary factors that have held it together. An intricately researched and elegantly written epic history peopled with larger-than-life characters, it is the work of a major scholar at the peak of his abilities.

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Amagisterial account of the pains, the struggles, the humiliations, and the glories of the world's largest and least likely democracy, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi is a breathtaking chronicle of the brutal conflicts that have rocked a giant nation and the extraordinary factors that have held it together. An intricately researc...

Ramachandra Guha has taught at the University of Oslo, Stanford, Yale, and the Indian Institute of Science. His books and essays have been translated into more than twenty languages, and his prizes include the UK Cricket Society's Literary Award and the Leopold-Hidy Prize of the American Society of Environmental History.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:944 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.89 inPublished:August 12, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060958588

ISBN - 13:9780060958589

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Guha sees India as well on its way to finding its rightful place in the sun