Indian Summer (Dodo Press) by William Dean Howells

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Written in English

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11652809M
ISBN 101406522864
ISBN 109781406522860
OCLC/WorldCa233540627

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Reason might be due to the well framed chapters we had in School text books. But as I started reading real books related to Indian history after college, I was startled by several facts related to the politics of Indian independence struggle, including that of Gandhi & Nehru.

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Alex Von Tunzelmann’s account of the independence and partitioning of British India did not meet my expectations. It was far, far greater than that. Hopefully, its strengths will overcome some shortcomings in marketing as it is a history that deserves to endure.

Alex Von Tunzelmann’s book has four key strengths – style, depth, balance and. Instead, “Indian Summer” achieves something both simpler and rarer, placing the behavior and feelings of a few key players at the center of a tumultuous moment in history.

Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire by Alex Von Tunzelmann Pocket Books £ It is tempting for historians to turn the dramatic events of Indian independence into romantic.

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