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Author Crabtree, James, 1977- author.

Title The billionaire raj : a journey through India's new gilded age / James Crabtree.

Publication Info. New York : Tim Duggan Books, 2018.


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 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  330.954 CRA    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  330.954 CRABTREE    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  330.954 CRABTREE    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  330.954 CRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  330.954 CRA    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  330.954 CRA    Check Shelf
Edition First U.S. edition.
Description vii, 408 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [367]-390) and index.
Contents Part I: Robber barons. Ambaniland ; The good times begin ; Rise of the Bollygarchs -- Part II: Political machines. India modified ; The season of scams ; Money power politics ; Cronyism goes south -- Part III: A new gilded age. House of debt ; The anxious tycoons ; More than a game ; The nation wants to know ; The tragedies of Modi -- Conclusion: A progressive era?
Summary Presents a portrait of India's new billionaire class and its role in a radically unequal society, discussing the tension between equality and privilege in a society on the verge of transformation.
Subject Billionaires -- India.
Social classes -- India.
India -- Economic conditions -- 1991-
India -- Social conditions -- 1947-
ISBN 9781524760069 (hbk.)
1524760064 (hbk.)
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