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

By: Crabtree, James, 1977- [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]Edition: First U.S. edition.Description: vii, 408 pages : map ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781524760069; 1524760064.Subject(s): Income distribution -- India | Equality -- India | Poverty -- India | India -- Economic conditions | Social classes -- India | India -- Economic conditions -- 1991- | India -- Social conditions -- 1947-Genre/Form: Nonfiction.DDC classification: 330.954
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: "A colorful and revealing portrait of India's new billionaire class, in a nation torn by radical inequality"-- Provided by publisher.
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Adult non-fiction 330.954 CRA (Browse shelf) Available 31562017021975
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"A colorful and revealing portrait of India's new billionaire class, in a nation torn by radical inequality"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-390) and index.

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?

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