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In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India, Edward Luce

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In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India
Title
In spite of the gods
Title remainder
the strange rise of modern India
Statement of responsibility
Edward Luce
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on his own experiences and insights as the South Asia correspondent for The Financial Times, the author analyzes the conflicting political, economic, social, cultural, and religious forces that are shaping the modern nation of India and assesses the country's potential to become one of the next global superpowers. 25,000 first printing
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170287
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
954.05/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HC435.3
LC item number
.L83 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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the strange rise of modern India
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In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India, Edward Luce
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-367) and index
Contents
Global and medieval : India's schizophrenic economy -- The Burra Sahibs : the long tentacles of India's state -- Battles of the righteous : the rise of India's lower castes -- The imaginary horse : the continuing threat of Hindu nationalism -- Long live the sycophants! : The Congress Party's continuing love affairs with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty -- Many crescents : South Asia's divided Muslims -- A triangular dance : why India's relations with the United States and China will shape the world in the 21st century -- New India, old India : the many-layered character of Indian modernity -- Hers to lose : India's huge opportunities and challenges in the 21st century
Control code
4202270
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.
Extent
x, 383 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385514743
Lccn
2006014227
Other control number
9780385514743
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68373240
  • (OCoLC)68373240
Label
In spite of the gods : the strange rise of modern India, Edward Luce
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-367) and index
Contents
Global and medieval : India's schizophrenic economy -- The Burra Sahibs : the long tentacles of India's state -- Battles of the righteous : the rise of India's lower castes -- The imaginary horse : the continuing threat of Hindu nationalism -- Long live the sycophants! : The Congress Party's continuing love affairs with the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty -- Many crescents : South Asia's divided Muslims -- A triangular dance : why India's relations with the United States and China will shape the world in the 21st century -- New India, old India : the many-layered character of Indian modernity -- Hers to lose : India's huge opportunities and challenges in the 21st century
Control code
4202270
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.
Extent
x, 383 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780385514743
Lccn
2006014227
Other control number
9780385514743
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm68373240
  • (OCoLC)68373240

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