Makers of Modern India is a rich and comprehensive repository of India's political traditions.
Ramachandra Guha, author of the internationally acclaimed India after Gandhi, profiles nineteen Indians whose ideas had a defining impact on the formation and evolution of our Republic, and presents rare and compelling excerpts from their writings and speeches. Read More...
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The Penguin Annual Lecture 2010, delivered by Ramachandra Guha in New Delhi, is a Resounding Success
On 25 October, internationally renowned historian and writer Ramachandra Guha delivered the prestigious Penguin Annual Lecture in New Delhi. The lecture titled 'The Indian Political Tradition—and Those Who Made It' was based on Guha’s highly anticipated new book Makers of Modern India (Penguin Viking), where he delves into India’s political traditions by profiling nineteen Indians who had a defining impact on the formation and evolution of the Indian republic. Makers of Modern India, published by Penguin India this month, is Guha’s first book after his much-publicized move to Penguin.Read More