ACCIDENTAL INDIA SHANKKAR AIYAR PDF
Journalist-analyst Shankkar Aiyar scooped the news of India pledging its gold reserves to the Bank of England during its worst economic crisis since. Accidental India: A History of the Nation’s Passage through Crisis and Change by Shankkar Aiyar from Only Genuine Products. 30 Day. I read Accidental India last year. I enjoyed it since it visited parts of Indian history, linking it to the present. A narrative that can be done over and over again, to be.
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Certified BuyerChennai. Furthermore, he says that the most important decisions ever taken in the last sixty years have always been in the wake of a crisis. SEEPZ was the perfect vehicle to propel software exports. It led to in depth understanding of many issues and incidents that took place in India till date and also how our politicians’ decision making affected its progress to modern India.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Our Moon Has Blood Clots: He majored in economics from Bombay University and has been a Wolfson Chevening Fellow at Cambridge University where he studied the lifecycles of emerging economies.
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He has been a Wolfson Chevening Fellow acciddntal Cambridge University where he studied the life cycles of emerging economies. Dec 11, Santosh Mathew rated it it was amazing.
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He passed away last year. So I was looking to read more from him and this book was in my wish list for a long time. Epilogue is for everyone to introspect. Didn’t expect this from Flipkart.
It led to in depth understanding of many issues and incidents that took place in India till date and also how our politicians’ decision making affected its progress to modern India. It has a negative ring to it.
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The History of the World’s Largest Democracy. A narrative that can be done over and over again, to be in step with contemporary issues. Open Preview See a Problem? Reflections on the Nation in our Time.
It is since long that I could read a inddia of events – rather summary of events that changed the face of politics and economics or lack of it – spreading over 4 decades in a very crisp but inclusive of every aspect of the subject.
According to the author, whether it was the Green Revolution in the late 60s, the White Revolution in the 70s or the opening up of the economy in early 90s, they were all born out of crisis.
This book has been written after intensive research. An award-winning journalist and columnist, he specializes in the interface of politics and economics. The British Empire in India. Each chapter of Accidental India: Should you read this book?
He also mentions that “Politicians tend to choose a solution that is electorally profitable, bureaucrats choose that which is convenient and public accepts that which is morally satisfying”. Read reviews that mention india gandhi facts research economic indian politicians. But lots of facts, that too properly attributed with footnotes. The book also covers a very interesting story about the Green Revolution that took place in the s. Want to know more about India?
It clearly brings out difficulties in maintaining the intricate balance It was a very good description of the political ideologies, struggles and thought processes of the Indian leaders and how they made and then persisted with the shankkat decision of moving towards socialism and closed markets.
The quality of research and author’s pain must be saluted. No this is not just right wing propaganda but a An exceptional review of India and how we got here A definite must read for anyone interested in this country. It should be read as a history shanklar modern India and how we have been forced to alter policies at critical junctures.
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