Ahmedabad: Shock City of Twentieth-Century India by Howard Spodek

By Howard Spodek

In the twentieth century, Ahmedabad used to be India's "shock city." It used to be where the place a few of the nation's most crucial advancements happened first and with the best intensity―from Gandhi’s political and exertions organizing, during 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 in the course of the nation, for higher and for worse. Howard Spodek describes the hobbies that swept the town, telling their tale throughout the careers of the lads and ladies who led them.

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