Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion
There can be few more discussed countries in the world today than India. From being a seemingly closed off, economically stagnant part of Asia, with intractable problems of poverty and population, India has in a short space of time reached an astonishing level of growth, taking with China the lion's share of the benefits from post-Cold War globalization. In VISHNU'S CROWDED TEMPLE, Maria Misra has written the essential history to allow us to understand this extraordinary transformation.
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Review: Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great RebellionUser Review - Ross Cohen - Goodreads
Misra's prose is crowded, but her ideas are compelling. Anyone looking to understand India from the decline of the Raj to modern times would do well to undertake this read. Read full review
Review: Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great RebellionUser Review - Vishal V - Goodreads
This is a book that belongs in your collection, its weaknesses and shortcomings notwithstanding; a book that helps us understand, or at least get an insight into why and how we Indians are what we are ... Read full review