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User Review  - RajivC - LibraryThing

The history of India has been confusing, and he does a marvellous job of covering the events during the tumultuous years since we became an independent country. The tragedy of having the Nehru-Gandhi ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookish85 - LibraryThing

truly this is a magisterial work . guha starts with partition, a scar which will ever remain in the face of this nation to the integration of princely states , the great stewardship of leaders like ... Read full review

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User Review  - cwhouston - LibraryThing

I learned a lot about the recent history of this intriguing country from this book. Much of the coverage is devoted to political history and many of the other topics that are discussed, e.g. wars with ... Read full review

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User Review  - solla - LibraryThing

This was particularly good reading it so soon after reading A Suitable Boy, a novel set in India shortly after independence, so in the time period at the beginning of the [India after Gandhi]. I was ... Read full review


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