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Lord Cornwallis Is Dead

The Struggle for Democracy in the United States and India

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674983441

Publication Date: 02/11/2019

Text

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 photos

World

  • Introduction: A Grave on the Ganges
  • Part I
    • Keyword: Indian
    • 1. Elephants and Ice
    • 2. The Color of Freedom
  • Part II
    • Keyword: Caste
    • 3. Rebellions
    • 4. Cold Wars
  • Part III
    • Keyword: Thug
    • 5. The Ends of Poverty
    • 6. Bollywood / Hollywood
  • Conclusion: The Tragedy of Democracy
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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