India, 4th Edition
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This new edition brings Stanley Wolpert's brilliantly succinct and accessible introduction to India completely up to date for a new generation of readers, travelers, and students. In crisp detail, Wolpert gives a panoramic overview of the continent on which the world's most fascinating ancient civilization gave birth to one of its most complex modern democratic nations. India now includes new sections on the country's current global economic development, the recent national elections, and on its international relations, including those with Pakistan, China, Sri Lanka, and the United States, India's new strategic global partner.
Praise For India, 4th Edition…
“Wolpert is a masterful storyteller. . . . The work reflects [his] wisdom and global vision.”
— Pamela Lothspeich
University of California Press, 9780520260320, 264pp.
Publication Date: August 17, 2009
About the Author
Stanley Wolpert is the author of fourteen books, including A New History of India, now in its eighth edition, and Gandhi's Passion: The Life and Legacy of Mahatma Gandhi. He has taught the history of India and Pakistan at the University of California, Los Angeles, since 1958.