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Author Name: Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha was born in Dehradun in 1958, and educated in Delhi and Calcutta. He has taught at the University of Oslo, Stanford, and Yale, and at the Indian Institute of Science. He has been a Fellow of the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and also served as the Indo-American Community Chair Visiting Professor at the University of California at Berkeley.

After a peripatetic academic career, with five jobs in ten years on three continents, Guha settled down to become a full-time writer based in Bangalore. His books cover a wide range of themes, including a global history of environmentalism, a biography of an anthropologist-activist, a social history of Indian cricket, and a social history of Himalayan peasants.

Guha’s books and essays have been translated into more than twenty languages. The prizes they have won include the U.K. Cricket Society’s Literary Award and the Leopold-Hidy Prize of the American Society of Environmental History.

     Books By Author :: Ramachandra Guha

   
Gandhi Before India
 -by Ramachandra Guha

In 1893, when Mohandas Gandhi set sail for South Africa, he was a 23-year-old briefless lawyer who had failed to establish hims... Read More

   
Patriots and Partisans
 -by Ramachandra Guha

In this wide-ranging collection of essays, Ramachandra Guha defends the liberal centre against the dogmas of left and right, an... Read More

   
Environmentalism, A Global History
 -by Ramachandra Guha

Environmentalism: A Global History is an addition to the popular "Longman World History Series," edited by Michael Ad... Read More

   
India After Gandhi
 -by Ramachandra Guha

A magisterial account of the pains, the struggles, the humiliations, and the glories of the world's largest and least likely de... Read More

   
The Picador Book of Cricket
 -by Ramachandra Guha

A tribute to the finest writers on the game of cricket and an acknowledgement that the great days of cricket literature are beh... Read More

   
Makers of Modern India
 -by Ramachandra Guha

Ramachandra Guha, author of the internationally acclaimed India After Gandhi, profiles nineteen Indians whose ideas had a defin... Read More

   
A Corner in a Foreign Field
 -by Ramachandra Guha

A book that interweaves biography with Indian history, the lives of cricketers with wider processes of social change. It is a m... Read More



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