Outlining the progress and development of the Indian subcontinent in a span of about five decades, India Unbound: From Independance To The Global Information Age is a book that begins just before the Indian independance and continues into the new era of technological advancement.
Columnist Gurcharan Das profiles the complete reform of social and economic standards in India, leading it from the depths of destitution to the path to improvement. Opening with the expansion of railways in India, the book trails the country’s advent into the industrial revolution and the conflict of theories that occured along the way.
Shortly after attaining Independance, India altered its policies, which severely injured its economy till late 1991, after which it was resuscitated by the efforts of heroic leaders like Jawaharlal Nehru. Analytically exploring every aspect of the Indian economy and politics, Das has organized his entire book into three categories – ‘Spring of Hope (1942-65)’, ‘the Lost Generation (1966-91)’ and ‘Rebith of Dream (1991-99)’.
India Unbound: From Independance To The Global Information Age is a riveting fusion of memoir, economic analysis, social investigation, political scrutiny and managerial outlook, presenting you with a vivid comprehension of Indian history throughout Das’ lifetime. The book also brings to light some of the biggest actualities of the British Raj that paved the way for the extensive deterioration of India’s economy.
This book is for those passionate about the future of the finiancial state of the world and India’s place in it. It is available in Paperback and was published on the 18th of September, 2012.
- Sketches the political and economical status of India from 1942 to 1999.
- India Unbound is an international bestseller that has been traslated into many lamguages and filmed by BBC.