The Idea of India

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9780718197254

At the heart of India's self-image since independence has been 'the idea of India' - modern, technocratic, egalitarian, secular - but the tensions between the idea and the reality have become almost intolerable. This book deals with modern India.

This is one of the key books on modern India, acclaimed as the definitive account, and now republished with a new introduction. "The Idea of India" was originally published to mark the 50th anniversary of India's independence and has since established itself as a uniquely valuable and authoritative book on a key subject. At the heart of India's self-image since independence has been 'the idea of India' - modern, technocratic, egalitarian, secular - but the tensions between the idea and the reality have become almost intolerable. This book shows how.

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Weight 0.145000
Author Khilnani, Sunil
Availability POD
Department Travel Writing
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780718197254
Pages 304
Published 06/09/2012
Publisher Penguin
Section Travel Writing: General
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