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Not once did the FT attempt to impose any preconceptions on what I wrote.
Cohen, Tarn Das, Nikhil Dey, Jean Dreze, Gordon Duguid, Verghese George, Sagarika Ghosh, Omkar Goswami, Dipankar and Mala Gupta, Shekhar Gupta, Swapan Das Gupta, David Housego, Tony Jesudasan, Prem Shankar Jha, Vijay Kelkar, Sunil Khilnani, Sudheendra Kulkarni, Hanif Lakdawala, Ram Madhav, Moni Malhoutra, Kamal M, Harsh Mander, Ashok PREFACE ix Mehta, Pratap Bhanu Mehta, Vinod Mehta, Murli Menon, Khozem Merchant and Malavika Sanghvi, Anjali Mody, Raja Mohan, Jayaprakash Narain, Sunita Narain, Kishan Negi, Nandan Nilekani, T. I would like to underline my thanks to the following people who very kindly took the time to read this manuscript in full and correct errors of fact, judgement and grammar.
These were Michael Arthur, Suman Bery, Ramachandra Guha, Andrew Davis and Jackie Shorey, and Krishna Guha. It was also a great pleasure and an intellectual stimulation to work with Tim Whiting and Steve Guise, my editors at Little, Brown in London and Kris Puopolo, my editor at Doubleday in New York.
Throughout the process of writing and researching this book, the help, expertise and encouragement of Natasha Fairweather, my agent at A. In addition, I would like to express my gratitude to the Financial Times, which, apart from allowing me a year's leave of absence to research and write this book, is the ideal employer for a foreign correspondent.
: The Congress Party's continuing love affair with the Nehru—Gandhi dynasty 6 Many Crescents: South Asia's divided Muslims 1 82 221 7 A Triangular Dance: Why India's relations with the United States and China will shape the world in the t wenty-first century 8 261 New India, Old India: The many-layered character of Indian modernity 300 Conclusion Notes Glossary Index 334 363 375 379 LITTLE, BROWN First published in Great Britain in 2006 by Little, Brown Copyright © Edward Luce 2006 The moral right of the author has been asserted. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission in writing of the publisher, nor be otherwise circulated in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without a similar condition including this condition being imposed on the subsequent purchaser.
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