India: A Wounded Civilization

India: A Wounded Civilization

A Wounded Civilization

eBook - 2011
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In 1975, at the height of Indira Gandhi's Emergency, V. S. Naipaul returned to India, the country his ancestors had left one hundred years before. Out of that journey he produced this concise masterpiece of journalism and cultural analysis, a vibrant, defiantly unsentimental portrait of a society traumatized by repeated foreign invasions and immured in a mythic vision of its past. Drawing on novels, news reports, and political memoirs -- but most of all on his conversations with ordinary Indians, from princes to engineers and feudal village autocrats -- Naipaul captures India's manifold complexities.


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Publisher: Vintage 2011.
ISBN: 9780307370624
0307370623
9781299037991
1299037992
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC RESOURCE
Characteristics: 1 online resource ()

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