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Book review: India’s power elite: class, caste and a cultural revolution by Sanjaya Baru

Beri, Suraj (2021) Book review: India’s power elite: class, caste and a cultural revolution by Sanjaya Baru. LSE Review of Books (09 Dec 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In India’s Power Elite: Class, Caste and a Cultural Revolution, Sanjaya Baru explores change and continuity in the making and workings of India’s power elite, moving from the colonial period to the decades since independence. The book offers an engaging account of the changing nature of the Indian state and will be a worthwhile read for those seeking to learn about the contestations and contradictions within Indian power structures, writes Suraj Beri. India’s Power Elite: Class, Caste and a Cultural Revolution. Sanjaya Baru. Penguin Random House India. 2021.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2022 11:09
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2022 11:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/113267

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