Mother India: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi

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Penguin UK, Jun 20, 2011 - Literary Collections - 628 pages
Mother India is the fascinating story of independent India's most complex GUPTE political figure: Indira Gandhi, the enigmatic and solitary daughter of the country's first prime minister, who rose to become prime minister herself.
 

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MOTHER INDIA: A Political Biography of Indira Gandhi

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New York Times correspondent Gupte (Vengeance, 1985; The Crowded Earth, 1984, etc.) says here that Indira Gandhi is ``hard to read.'' In fact, she is nearly invisible in this ``political biography ... Read full review

Mother India: a political biography of Indira Gandhi

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Intended as both a political biography of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and a 20th-century history of India, this journalistic work falls dreadfully short of the mark on each point. The results ... Read full review

Contents

About the Author
INDIRAS INDIA
THE
THE BEGINNING
THE MIDDLE YEARS
INTO HER
TOWARDS THE
THE PERILS OF POWER
EMPRESS OF INDIA
FRIENDS NEIGHBOURS AND ENEMIES
TRANSFORMING DEMOCRACY
BEYOND THE DYNASTY 20 DOMESTIC AFFAIRS
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO THE NEHRUS AND THE GANDHIS
POWER PLAYS
INDIA AFTER INDIRA AND RAJIV
THE FUNERAL OF RAJIV GANDHI

PARTY TIMES
TRIUMPH AND TWILIGHT 15 TAKING ON TITANS
INDIRA
Illustrations AUTHORS NOTE
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Copyright Page

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