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Penguin Random House, India [MAKERS OF MODERN INDIA (English) Paperback] by Ramachandra Guha

Penguin Random House, India [MAKERS OF MODERN INDIA (English) Paperback] by Ramachandra Guha

  • Rs. 480.00

India has a vast political history which is changing everyday according to the leaders that come and those who manage to make a mark. The book is about each of these thinkers and activists who have strived to make their presence felt in our democracy.

Summary of the Book

This book gives us an idea of the complexity of our democracy and the many activist and thinkers that it has seen in its many years of existence. It talks about Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and even Dr. Ambedkar and their efforts to bring justice to our nation. Apart from them, the book also recognizes and appreciates the way the lesser known activists who also fought to bring about a just political system in our country. It gives detailed information on these leader and fighters who fought for what we call the Modern India. It also talks about themes like race, caste, religion, language, gender, nationality and the like which affected the nation.

About the Author

Ramachandra Guha is a writer and an Indian Historian. He has been a columnist for The Telegraph and Hindustan Times. He finished his education at The Doon School. He has written several books like India After Gandhi, The Unquiet Woods, A Corner of a Foreign Field, How Much Should A Person Consume? andEnvironmentalism.

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