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The Nehrus and the Gandhis By Tariq Ali

The Nehrus and the Gandhis
by Tariq Ali

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Newly revised, this is a major and authoritative work on one of India's greatest families
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The Nehrus and the Gandhis: An Indian Dynasty by Tariq Ali

The Nehrus are a dynasty without precedent in the modern world; nowhere else and at no other time in recent history has a single family wielded such enduring and pervasive power over the country - and the electorate - they serve. From Jawaharlal Nehru to his daughter, Indira Gandhi, and from there, via Sanjay and Rajiv to - most recently - Sonia, this remarkable family have consistently established both the parameters and rhetoric of India's political development.

In the eighties, Tariq Ali made several trips to India, meeting a wide range of political and public figures, including Mrs Gandhi, and leaders of both the Congress and Opposition parties. The Nehrus and the Gandhis, first published in 1985, was the result. Now updated to include the most recent chapters in India's political history, it remains as relevant as ever, offering an intricate and revealing portrait of power, seen through the continued rise - and eyes - of one family.

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About Tariq Ali


Tariq Ali was born in Lahore (then India and now Pakistan). Well-known as a political and social commentator, he has worked as a film-maker, playwright and producer, is the author of over a dozen books and a long-standing editor of the New Left Review. He lives in London.

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GOR003646829
The Nehrus and the Gandhis: An Indian Dynasty by Tariq Ali
Tariq Ali
Used - Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2005-03-18
368
0330438395
9780330438391
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