New PDF release: 2014: The Election That Changed India

By Rajdeep Sardesai

ISBN-10: 0670087904

ISBN-13: 9780670087907

The 2014 Indian common elections has been considered as an important elections in Indian historical past considering the fact that 1977. It observed the decimation of the ruling Congress occasion, a magnificent victory for the BJP and a brand new form of campaigning that broke each rule within the political video game. yet how and why?

In his riveting ebook, Rajdeep Sardesai tracks the tale of this pivotal elections via all of the key avid gamers and the massive information tales. starting with 2012, whilst Narendra Modi gained the kingdom elections in Gujarat for a 3rd time yet set his points of interest on an even bigger prize, to the scandals that crippled Manmohan Singh and UPA 2, and relocating to the back-room recommendations of staff Modi, the extreme missteps of Rahul Gandhi and the political dramas of an election 12 months, he attracts a wide ranging photo of the yr that modified India. Page-turning, choked with insights and nice graphics, and written with a media insider s eye, 2014 is political storytelling at its very best.

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The TIMELINE 896 Hungarians settle between the Tisza and the Danube 850 899 Hungarians enter the Balkans and destroy the cities of the Croats, who seek refuge in Dalmatia 901 Prince Tomislav defeats the Hungarians and forces them beyond the Sava. He obtains from Byzantium the authority to administer the cities of Dalmatia 900 956 Branimir, prince of Croatia, rebels against the Byzantines. He obtains the title of king of Croatia with the pope’s blessing 950 1000 930 The Byzantines renew the 1000 Venice’s first armed union with the coastal towns and cities who pay taxes to the emperor naval expedition against pirates near mouth of Neretva river; towns on islands and coast of Istria and Dalmatia declare allegiance to Venice 925 Tomislav allegedly becomes king of the Croats with the pope’s blessing T H E H I S T O R Y O F C R O A T I A 37 Croatia, was enlarged and given a fort, as were Klis, Knin and Sinj in Dalmatia.

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