Red Sun: Travels in Naxalite Country

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Penguin Books India, 2009 - India - 411 pages
13 Reviews

Spread Over Fifteen Of The Country&Rsquo;S Twenty-Eight States, India&Rsquo;S Maoist Movement Is Now One Of The World&Rsquo;S Biggest And Most Sophisticated Extreme-Left Movements. Hardly A Week Passes Without People Dying In Strikes And Counter-Strikes By The Maoists&Mdash;Interchangeably Known As The Naxalites&Mdash;And The Police And Paramilitary Forces. In This Brilliant And Sobering Examination Of The &Lsquo;Other India&Rsquo;, Sudeep Chakravarti Combines Reportage, Political Analysis And Individual Case Histories As He Takes Us To The Heart Of Maoist Zones In The Country&Mdash;Areas Of Extreme Destitution, Bad Governance And Perpetual War.

  

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User Review  - Avijeet Boparai - Goodreads

Red Sun is a travelogue and should not be mistaken as a purely academic foray into Naxalism. Sudeep Chakravarti has written a fabulous account of his travels to the oft ignored parts of the country ... Read full review

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User Review  - kaśyap - Goodreads

A surprisingly well written and well researched account on the subject. The book starts with some detailed maps and statistics regarding the people's war movement in India and ends with "the urban ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
25
Section 3
27
Section 4
32
Section 5
59
Section 6
95
Section 7
97
Section 8
116
Section 13
250
Section 14
269
Section 15
318
Section 16
337
Section 17
360
Section 18
375
Section 19
377
Section 20
378

Section 9
145
Section 10
191
Section 11
217
Section 12
242
Section 21
401
Section 22
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