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User Review  - raffertys - LibraryThing

Ramachandra has crafted a wonderful book on the recent history of India. The book begins with the transfer of power from the British rule to the Republic of India, and then follows India's growth from ... Read full review

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User Review  - RRHowell - LibraryThing

Not everyone can write history that is also excellent reading. This is a well written book that helps you to understand the basics of modern Indian history. There also are not a lot of other books around that can help with this. Read full review

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User Review  - timjones - LibraryThing

This is a superb book. In clear, measured prose, Indian polymath Ramachandra Guha (author of other excellent books on topics as diverse as cricket and environmentalism) outlines and explains the ... Read full review

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India after Gandhi is a great work by Ramchandra Guha. His lucid writing style make this book highly readable and interesting. His work throws light on India as a nation in making. He has shown the problem which India was facing during initial years and discussed about those people who could make this possible to emerge India as the largest and most successful democracy in the world. He also write about those factors that have kept the country together after independence and made the prediction of Winston Churchill wrong. 

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