In The Idea of India, bestselling author, Sunil Khilnani weaves a rich analysis of contemporary India and its evolution since Independence.
Summary of the Book
The Idea of India is an intriguing and groundbreaking account of India’s economic and political journey from the independence movement to the post-nuclear age. First published to mark the 50th anniversary of India’s independence, the book explores the political and cultural aspects of India and serves as an introduction to modern Indian history. Thought-provoking and penetrating, The Idea of India is an enthralling treatise on modern India’s troubled relationship with modernity.
About Sunil Khilnani
Sunil Khilnani is an Indian author and a Professor of Politics at King's College London India Institute. Best-known for writing, The Idea of India, he was a 2010 Berlin Prize Fellow. Some of his other notable works include Arguing revolution: the intellectual left in postwar France and Civil society: history and possibilities.
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