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“As a book on recent India, it’s one of the best, maybe the best, that I’ve read – a mammoth amount of information, put together in a way that anybody can read.”

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“It gets right inside that period of the first few decades after independence in a way that I don’t think any other book does.”

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“This is a very detailed account of India over the past 60 years in one single volume. It is pro-Nehru, so it is a very secular view.”

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