Temptations of the West

Temptations of the West

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A vivid, often surprising account of South Asia today by the author of An End to Suffering

In his new book, Pankaj Mishra brings literary authority and political insight to bear on travels that are at once epic and personal. Traveling in the changing cultures of South Asia, Mishra sees the pressures--the temptations--of Western-style modernity and prosperity, and teases out the paradoxes of globalization. A

visit to Allahabad, birthplace of Jawaharlal Nehru, occasions… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 11, 2007)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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