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Shashi Tharoor - India : From Midnight to the Millennium & Beyond (2nd Hand Paperback)

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The Rest of The World
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Synopsis

India: From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond is a book written by Shashi Tharoor that expresses the importance that India enjoys in the global scene and how the country will contribute to the developed world in the future.

This book explains India’s connection with some of the most important questions that the present world is facing. The book mentions that India houses one-sixth of the world’s population, a fact that increases the chances of Indians bringing about a change in the international scenario.

Tharoor, through his book, also provides answers to questions related to democracy, inefficient political infighting, religious fundamentalism, pluralism and diversity among cultural and religious traditions, the introduction of Western consumer goods, and protectionism.

Details
  • Format : Standard 2nd Hand Paperback
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Non-Fiction - The Rest of The World
  • Published : 1997
  • ISBN : 9780143103240
  • SKU : B000659
  • PPC : SP350gm
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
External Reviews

"He whips up a book based on his political scholarship, and adds a tinge of his own personal reflections and memories in constructing this polemic work." - Publisher.

"Readers with an interest in the history of the subcontinent will find this a literate and affecting panorama of the world's largest democracy." - Publishers Weekly.

"Mr Tharoor's book is beyond compare. It bring history alive with all of the major players from PM Nerhu, PM Indira Gandhi, and many others. The book is a running dialogue between the author and the reader combined with insightful comments and even humour. From its opening which is stunning and very provocative, this book keeps your interest and even increases it. I highly recommend this book to those who are searching for a good book on India's history and for those who want a glimpse into understanding modern India." - Thriftbooks USA.

The Author

Shashi Tharoor is an Indian politician, writer and former international diplomat who has been serving as Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, since 2009. He was formerly Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and contested for the post of Secretary-General in 2006.