South Asia Faces the Future: India’s Multiple Revolutions

Issue Date January 2002
Volume 13
Issue 1
Page Numbers 38-51
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Over the last two decades, India has gone through a series of peaceful revolutions—in society, in economic life, and in the political system—that have strengthened Indian democracy and given it a basis on which to thrive in decades to come.

About the Author

Šumit Ganguly is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and holds the Rabindranath Tagore Chair in Indian Cultures and Civilizations at Indiana University, Bloomington, and is a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is the author (with William Thompson) of Ascending India and Its State Capacity (2017).

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