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Prophets facing backward : postmodern critiques of science and Hindu nationalism in India

Author: Meera Nanda
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Postcolonial societies have been urged to develop their own """"alternative sciences"""" as a step towards """"mental decolonization"""". This title reveals how these well-meaning, but ultimately  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meera Nanda
ISBN: 0813533570 9780813533575 0813533589 9780813533582
OCLC Number: 928476801
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 308 p.)
Responsibility: Meera Nanda.

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"Meera Nanda is a unique scholar. She combines valuable criticisms of postmodern science studies with a close reading of how these ideas influence actual political developments in India. An appealing Read more...

 
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