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  • Published: 21 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780718197254
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $22.99

The Idea of India




Republished with a new introduction - one of the key books on modern India

'A rich analysis of contemporary India ... spirited, combative and insight-filled' Amartya Sen, TLS

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.

  • Published: 21 November 2012
  • ISBN: 9780718197254
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $22.99

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