Historian, columnist and author of "India After Gandhi"by Prospect / March 11, 2013 / Leave a comment
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.
Articles by Ramachandra Guha
Democratic to a fault?: India, whose creation as a republic is the most recklessly ambitious experiment in history, has flourished. But old strains put the future in peril
An Indian fall: Is it time to re-evaluate India’s founding father, Jawaharlal Nehru?
Eric Hobsbawm: A British internationalist: The great historian influenced academics across the world—but his political beliefs hampered his later works