Monday, July 07, 2008

One-book history of India since independence

Like its neighbour China, India is an ancient civilisation that contains many spiritual traditions as well as various systems of belief but that has also successfully been transformed into a modern secular republic with impressive record of economic growth. In their highly acclaimed one-volume India Since Independence (London, Penguin, 2008), Bipan Chandra, Mridula Mukerjee and Aditya Mukherjee tell the worlds how that happened - with some trials and tribulations- from 1947 to 2000.

Global Indians conference starts in New Delhi


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