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A New History of India: From Its Origins To The Twenty-First Century

Omkar Goswami
A New History of India: From Its Origins To The Twenty-First Century
Author: Rudrangshu Mukherjee, Shobita Punja and Toby Sinclair
Publisher: Aleph
Pages: 480
Price:  Rs 999

I am loath to review books of friends. Rudrangshu Mukherjee and I go back to October 1979. We shared the same carrel at the Indian Institute Library in Oxford; together savoured our morning cup of coffee; had lunch together at St. Edmund Hall when it served trout; and, in June 1980, went to Lords to watch Michael Holding taking six wickets in the first innings followed by a 145 by Viv Richards. Reviewing a book co-authored by an

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