Bipan Chandra’s Ideology and Politics in Modern India is a volume of essay collection that brings out the political as well as ideological facets of the present India. The most important essay in the book is a detailed essay on the contributions made by Jawaharlal Nehru to the making of modern India. It attempts to assess why the India under the rule of Nehru is still looked back at with an edge of nostalgia by the historians today. The other essays try to study the historical and political personalities who contributed their intellectual ideas for the modern-day India.
About Bipan Chandra
Bipan Chandra is a retired Professor of Modern History from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has also authored Freedom Struggle - Abridged Edition, Essays on Colonialism – Reprinted Edition, India since Independence, Nationalism and Colonialism in Modern India – 1st Edition and History of Modern India 1st Edition among other historical works.