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India - From Midnight to Millennium
India - From Midnight to Millennium

India - From Midnight to Millennium

by Shashi Tharoor

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Language

English

Publisher

Penguin

ISBN

067087826 - Year: 1997 - Pages: 392

Binding

Hardcover

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Author: Shashi Tharoor
Publisher: Penguin
Year: 1997
Language: English
Pages: 392
ISBN/UPC (if available): 067087826

Description

Some Reviews:
The author has an uncanny ability to combine a serious concern for issues with a refreshing irreverence towards personalities and prejudices. He raises questions of considerable profundity and answers them with humor and insight. BBO REVIEW

The prodigious scope of author's knowledge matches his formidable stylistic talent. CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Contents

Chronology of Major Events

Map of India

Preface to the Millennium Edition

Introduction

A Myth and an Idea

Two Assassinations and a Funeral:
The Death of a Dynasty

Unity, Diversity, and Other Contradictions:
From the Milk Miracle to the Malayali Miracle

Scheduled Castes, Unscheduled Change

Of Indians and Other Minorities

NRIs: Never Relinquished India or Not Really Indian?

The Hindu Rate of Growth, and Other Agnostic Legacies

Better Fed Than Free:
The Emergency and Other Urgencies

India at Forty-nine:
Notes Toward an Impression of Indian Society and Culture Today

A Future Without Shock

Glossary

Acknowledgments

Index

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