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On India : Self-image and Counter-image.

Author: Anindita N Balslev
Publisher: New Delhi : SAGE Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On India: Self-image and Counter-image looks at the philosophical and religious as well as the sociopolitical forces that are at work in the Indian cultural soil shaping multiple aspects of the lives of millions. The principal focus is on some images construed both by insiders and outsiders reflecting various aspects that are relevant for comprehending India. The essays address two major concerns: one is about how  Read more...
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Balslev, Anindita N.
On India : Self-image and Counter-image.
New Delhi : SAGE Publications, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anindita N Balslev
ISBN: 9788132116592 8132116593
OCLC Number: 952248474
Description: 1 online resource (189 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Contents; Foreword ; Preface ; 1 --
Is There a Core Cultural Self-image of India? ; 2 --
Two Indias: Gandhiji and Modern India ; 3 --
Vedic Tradition and Civilization ; 4 --
On Three Images of India ; 5 --
Cross-cultural Conversation and Diplomacy ; 6 --
Politics of Democracy and the Politics of Religion in a Post-secular Age ; 7 --
Bridging Divide: The Triumph of Bollywood ; 8 --
Conceptualizing India-The Given and the Borrowed ; 9 --
India as the Other in Partition Literature ; 10 --
Ensuring Harmony in a Pluralistic Society-Role of Government. 11 --
Negotiating Compromises in Cross-cultural Conversations 12 --
India's Image through the Lens of Italian Travellers, from First Century AD to Twentieth Century ; About the Editor and Contributors ; Index.

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