Howard Spodek is an old Gujarat hand, having written authoritative books on the modern history of Saurashtra, including Rulers, Merchants and Other Groups in the City-States of Saurashtra: India, Around 1800 (Philadelphia: Center for the Study of Federalism, Temple University, 1974/77).
Raminder Kaur’s book primarily traces the history of nuclear power in India from 1945 which was marked by the atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki until 2008 when India signed a treaty with the United States for increased nuclear cooperation.
One of the curious paradoxes of the sociology of science concerns the flowering of world class science in India in the early decades of the 20th century. With very little government support, working with improvised, in some cases discarded equipment, without much access to international journals, Indian scientists did some very high quality science—C.V.
For true followers of discourses on economics this book leaves you wanting more. This is not a light read, but if one is willing to put in the effort, very engaging. This book is a critique of the traditional or mainstream methods of evaluating attributes in economics and about deciphering the relationship between concentration, distribution in the presence of debt, wealth, and financialization. This book is also about the economy of the United States of America written by an Indian.