An Anthropologist Among the Marxists and Other Essays

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Orient Blackswan, 2001 - Children of politicians - 267 pages
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A readable book of portraits and polemics. Most of the essays are on eminent Indians. The sketches analyse Gandhians and pseudo-Gandhians, Marxists and anti-Marxists, Stalinists and democrats, scientists and historians.
  

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An interesting collection of essays on Gandhians, cricketers, Marxists etal by one of my favorite historians ! Read full review

Contents

Sevagram
11
Chandi Prasad Bhatt
24
Aspects of C Rajagopalachari
34
Anil Agarwal
54
The Story of B P Koirala
65
Vajpayees Nehru
77
Satish Dhawan
87
Brown Men White Affinities
99
T G Vaidyanathan
187
Shivarama Karanth
200
C L R James
214
Sujit Mukherjee
229
Journals of Opinion
237
Why South Asians Dont Write Biography
247
The Arts of Autobiography
258
The Street Where You Read
266

Tigers in the Alps
106
Joseph Stalin
155
Dharma Kumar
165
HalfMarx
274
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