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I have been reading this while here in India.
This is a brilliant book. Great writing, great insights. Read more
I learned so much about India from this book. It's been about 7 years since this book was published. And India is changing really fast. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Zhu Xudong
Very educational. A excellent insight into all aspects of India. I really enjoyed it.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Good non-romantic review of how modern India developed. A bit dated now so no direct commentary on current issues. Some tough going through some of the political history.Published 11 months ago by G. Vieth
If you are looking for a festival of prejudice this is the right book for you.Published 13 months ago by Denise Allen
Excellent review of India. Highly useful for understanding India's future growth potential. Great help to me for my project in IndiaPublished 14 months ago by Chester
For an intelligent and readable report on contemporary India get hold of IN SPITE OF THE GODS: The Rise of Modern India, by Edward Luce (Anchor Books, 2007). Read morePublished 15 months ago by Glenn J. Shea
This is a good review of how India decentralized and reformed much of its economy starting in 1991. India under the Congress Party was similar to Israel under the labor Zionists in... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Thomas Mitchell