The Idea of India
The key book on India in the postnuclear era, with a new Introduction by the author.Our appreciation of the importance of India can only increase in light of the recent revelations of its nuclear capabilities. Sunil Khilnani's exciting, timely study addresses the paradoxes and ironies of this, the world's largest democracy. Throughout his penetrating, provocative work, he illuminates this fundamental issue: Can the original idea of India survive its own successes?
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Review: The Idea of IndiaUser Review - Chitra - Goodreads
His style is a tad too dry. I went through the first half very quickly, and then came to a complete halt. I must have read 5 other books in the meanwhile... Seemed very 'textbook'y, without much of ... Read full review
Review: The Idea Of IndiaUser Review - Ashish Gourav - Goodreads
An excellent primer on the narrative of India. However, the monolithic take on the nationalist idea is a big disappointment. On a whole, if you can separate the wheat from the chaff, this book offers an informative ride. Read full review