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In referring to his book as "a portrait of the New India," Siddhartha Deb has opted to engage in a debate about recent Indian history. After more than forty years of protectionism and centralized planning, the country has, in the past two decades, privatized and deregulated large sectors of its economy. International trade has been prioritized, often at the expense of domestic industry. Urban development schemes, frequently the result of partnerships between business and government, have been implemented without much debate.