In-Depth Coverage of Issues Concerning the Global Sikh Community Including Self-Determination, Democracy, Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Antiracism, Religion, and South Asian Geopolitics
A more balanced biography of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi than you are likely to find elsewhere, written in Mehta's precise and elegant prose.
Verrier Elwin was just as eccentric as Annie Besant and, like her, exemplified what sociologist Shiv Vishvanathan has called 'the other side of the Raj'. A rare glimpse at India's tribal reality through the eyes of the complex and fascinating Verrier Elwin, as biographed very capably by Guha.
Tully has published several collections of essays, including 'The Heart of India' and 'No Full Stops in India' and they are all worth reading for an outsider's point of view.
An extremely well articulated summary of India's political history since independence. Well worth the price, if only for the 25-page bibliographical essay and the 20-page index.