India at 70: snapshots since Independenc

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Penguin Random House India Private Limited, Aug 23, 2017 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 224 pages
Enter the portal that will export you all the way to that historic stroke of the midnight hour! The year 1947 was one of change. After almost 200 years of British rule, India became a united political entity. Only one question rang loud: What type of nation would the new India be? This book traces the country's whirlwind journey, giving us a look at the last seventy years. Against a political backdrop, it provides glimpses of India's vast and rich culture, its many languages and remarkable diversity, its eminent personalities and notable achievements in all spheres. Featuring bite-sized information, fun facts, charming illustrations and detailed maps, this special book sums up the logs of India's independence in a fitting way.

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Roshen Dalal is the bestselling author of the two-volume Puffin History of India and Puffin History of the World, also in two volumes. After many years of being an editor, she is now a full-time writer living in Dehradun. She is currently working on a book on the Upanishads.

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