By Howard Spodek
In the twentieth century, Ahmedabad was once India's "shock city." It used to be where the place a number of the nation's most crucial advancements happened first and with the best intensity―from Gandhi’s political and exertions organizing, in the course of the development of fabric, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries, to globalization and the sectarian violence that marked the flip of the recent century. occasions that occurred there resonated through the kingdom, for higher and for worse. Howard Spodek describes the routine that swept town, telling their tale during the careers of the boys and ladies who led them.
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Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India by Howard Spodek