The Argumentative Indian: Writings on Indian History, Culture and Identity

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Penguin Books India, 2012 - India - 409 pages
 

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Halfway thru this book and here are some thoughts. Hard to put a single description on this one, but here is a weak attempt. A very interesting collage of articles running the gamut and trying to ... Read full review

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I bought this book because I was curious what Amartya Sen (a noted economist had to say) on India's history and philosophical traditions. Apart from a few good points he makes about India's ... Read full review

Contents

Inequality Instability and Voice
34
Large and Small
45
The Diaspora and the World 7 3
79
Tagore and His India
89
Our Culture Their Culture 12 1
121
Indian Traditions and the Western Imagination
139
China and India
161
Tryst with Destiny
193
I2 India and the Bomb 2 51
251
The Reach of Reason 173
273
Secularism and Its Discontents 194
294
India through Its Calendars
317
The Indian Identity
334
Notes
357
Index of Names
393
General Index
401

Class in India 2 04
213
Women and Men 22 0
227

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