Author:Ramachandra Guha

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Makers of Modern India

By: Edited and Introduced By Ramachandra Guha

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin/Viking: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034688

ISBN: 0670083852

Condition: New


Printed pages: 549. View more info

An Anthropologist Among the Marxists and Other Essays

By: Ramachandra Guha

Price: $11.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Permanent Black: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031676

ISBN: 8178240017

Condition: New


“Inside every thinking Indian there is a Gandhian and a Marxist struggling for supremacy”, says Ramachandra Guha in the opening sentence of this wonderfully readable book of ideas, opinions and reflections. A substantial portion of the book expands on this salvo: it analyses Gandhians and pseudo-Gandhians, Marxists and anti-Marxists, Nehruvians and anti-Secularists, Democrats and Stalinists, scientists and historians, environmentalists and cricketers in short, it exa... View more info

The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya (Twentieth Anniversary Edition)

By: Ramachandra Guha

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Seller ID: 101787

ISBN: 8178243784

Condition: New


Popular initiatives to halt deforestation in the Himalaya, such as the Chipko movement, are globally renowned. It is less well known that these movements have a history stretching back more than a hundred years. A proper understanding of this long duration within the forests of submontane North India required the marriage of two scholarly traditions: the sociology of peasant protest and the ecologically oriented study of history. Twenty years ago there appeared on this s... View more info

The Unquiet Woods: Ecological Change and Peasant Resistance in the Himalaya (Twentieth Anniversary Edition)

By: Ramachandra Guha

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2010

Seller ID: 101788

ISBN: 817824277X

Condition: New


Popular initiatives to halt deforestation in the Himalaya, such as the Chipko movement, are globally renowned. It is less well known that these movements have a history stretching back more than a hundred years. A proper understanding of this long duration within the forests of submontane North India required the marriage of two scholarly traditions: the sociology of peasant protest and the ecologically oriented study of history. Twenty years ago there appeared on this s... View more info

Gandhi Before India

By: Ramachandra Guha

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Delhi, India, Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Seller ID: 103444

ISBN: 0670083879

Condition: New


In 1893, when Mohandas Gandhi set sail for South Africa, he was a 23-year-old briefless lawyer who had failed to establish himself in India. The two decades that he spent in South Africa were to be the making of the Mahatma. In this remarkable biography, Ramachandra Guha argues that Gandhi’s ideas were fundamentally shaped before his return to India in 1915. It was during his years in England and South Africa that he came to understand the nature of imperialism and rac... View more info

Sachin Tendulkar-A Definitive Biography

By: Vaibhav Purandare; Foreword By Ramachandra Guha

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2011

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 010481

ISBN: 8174363602

Condition: New


This is not a scorebook, nor is it an accumulation of facts or the extension of a globally recognised brand. This is the first in-depth and comprehensive biography of Sachin Tendulkar, and it puts Sachin the cricketer and the human being in perspective. Tendulkar’s story is told here grippingly, with a wealth of rare, unpublished anecdotes that throw fresh light on a remarkable career. The book probes the psychological birth and growth of the world’s leading batsma... View more info