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A probing look beyond Hindutva to get to the heart of Gujarat. Many aspects of modern Gujarati society and polity appear puzzling. A society which for centuries absorbed diverse people today appears insular and parochial, and while it is one of the most prosperous states in India, a quarter of its population lives below the poverty line. Drawing on academic and scholarly s ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by Penguin India
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The perfect book to start with for someone wanting to understand gujarat and gujaratis.
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I intended to know more about the cultural, traditions, way of life rather than deep form of history.
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