The Steel Frame: A History of the IAS by Deepak Gupta, is a rich magnum opus of the history of the civil services. Gupta, a retired IAS from 1974 batch, has given a comprehensive account of Indian civil services from the past, its present, and also...
This moving collection of essays will essentially expand your heart if you let it. As Badhwar explains in the afterword, “Even if I cannot always articulate the motivation behind personal writing, I must not doubt its relevance.”
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As long as men have gone to war, they have kidnapped women and children for sexual slavery. According to historian Gerda Lerner, military conquest led to the enslavement and sexual abuse of captive women in the third millenium BC. In The Creation of Patriarchy, Lerner writes,
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