India: A Wounded Civilization

India: A Wounded Civilization

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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 earlier. Out of that journey he produced this concise masterpiece: a vibrant, defiantly unsentimental portrait of a society traumatized by centuries of foreign conquest and immured in a mythic vision of its past.

Drawing on novels, news reports, political memoirs, and his own encounters with ordinary Indians–from a supercilious… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (April 06, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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