Loading Events

Book Talk: Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point

Gyan Prakash, History

April 16, 2019 · 6:30 pm8:00 pm EDT · Princeton Public Library

Princeton Public Library

Gyan Prakash, author and Professor of History at Princeton University, discusses Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point, his comprehensive account of India in the mid-1970s after Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency. The book details the suspension of constitutional rights, the coercion and intimidation of Gandhi’s political rivals, and the harrowing months that followed.

Humanities Council Logo
Italian Studies Logo
American Studies Logo
Humanistic Studies Logo
Ancient World Logo
Canadian Studies Logo
ESC Logo
Journalism Logo
Linguistics Logo
Medieval Studies Logo
Renaissance Logo
Film Studies Logo