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Publisher Comments:

The key book on India in the postnuclear era, with a new Introduction by the author.Our appreciation of the importance of India can only increase in light of the recent revelations of its nuclear capabilities. Sunil Khilnani's exciting, timely study addresses the paradoxes and ironies of this, the world's largest democracy. Throughout his penetrating, provocative work, he illuminates this fundamental issue: Can the original idea of India survive its own successes?

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-241) and index.

About the Author

Sunil Khilnani, born in New Delhi and educated at Cambridge University, teaches politics at Birkbeck College, University of London. The author of Arguing Revolution, he is at work on a biography of Nehru (forthcoming from FSG).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374174170
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Author:
Khilnani, Sunil
Subject:
India
Subject:
Foreign Legal Systems
Subject:
History
Subject:
1947-
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
India Politics and government 1947-
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
194
Publication Date:
19990604
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.32 x 6.46 x 0.825 in

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