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Makers of Modern Asia

Edited by Ramachandra Guha

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$23.50 • £18.95 • €21.00

ISBN 9780674970809

Publication Date: 11/21/2016

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400 pages

Belknap Press

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Ramachandra Guha is a leading historian of modern India, living in Bangalore. His books include Gandhi Before India and India After Gandhi.

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