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Ramachandra Guha

Historian, columnist and author of "India After Gandhi"

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Ramachandra-Guha-(c-Indiana-University)Ramachandra Guha is an Indian historian and writer. Having worked at the universities of Stanford, Yale and Oslo, he was the Philippe Romain Chair at the LSE for the 2012/13 academic year. He has written about a wide range of topics including social history, ecology and cricket. His 2007 book, India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2011. He has been described by the novelist Aravind Adiga as the “pre-eminent chronicler” of Indian democracy.

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