Direct Download India: A Wounded Civilization

Hits: 43
India: A Wounded Civilization
India: A Wounded Civilization by V. S. Naipaul
English | April 6th, 2011 | ISBN: 0233969365, 1400030757 | 176 Pages | EPUB | 1.75 MB


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 prince to an engineer constructing housing for Bombay's homeless-Naipaul captures a vast, mysterious, and agonized continent inaccessible to foreigners and barely visible to its own people. He sees both the burgeoning space program and the 5,000 volunteers chanting mantras to purify a defiled temple; the feudal village autocrat and the Naxalite revolutionaries who combined Maoist rhetoric with ritual murder. Relentless in its vision, thrilling in the keenness of its prose, India: A Wounded Civilization is a work of astonishing insight and candor.
Download

or
or




Related Posts
Andrew Eberhard, Nicolas Hadjisavvas, D.T. Luc, "Generalized Convexity, Generalized Monotonicity and Applications" English | 2004 | ISBN: 0387236384 | PDF | pages: 356 | 4.9 mb In recent years there is a growing interest in generalized convex fu- tions and ...

 

1 day

 Date: 03/22/19 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Alexandra L. Joyner, "Gene Targeting: A Practical Approach" 2000 | pages: 157 | ISBN: 019963792X | PDF | 37,5 mb Since the publication of the first edition of Gene Targeting: A Practical Approach in 1993 there have been many advances in gene targeting and this new edition has been thoroughl...

 

1 day

 Date: 03/22/19 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Gaseous Dielectrics X By Yong-Ki Kim (auth.), Loucas G. Christophorou, James K. Olthoff, Panayota Vassiliou (eds.) 2004 | 519 Pages | ISBN: 1461347459 | PDF | 28 MB The book contains a broad and in depth review by leading world experts of the progress and the problems of current interest i...

 

1 day

 Date: 03/22/19 02:40   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Geometry and Martingales in Banach SpacesCRC Press | English | 2019 | ISBN-10: 1138616370 | 330 pages | PDF | 2.62 MB Geometry and Martingales in Banach SpacesCRC Press | English | 2019 | ISBN-10: 1138616370 | 330 pages | PDF | 2.62 MBby Wojbor A. Woyczynski (Author)Geometry and Martingales ...

 

Get Through Workplace Based Assessments in Psychiatry, Second edition by Sree MurthyEnglish | 2008 | ISBN: 1853158968 | 189 pages | PDF | 0,6 MB This is a second edition of Get Through MRCPsych Part 2: Long Case Presentations - 978-1-85315-689-7. Introduced as part of the Modernising Medical...

 

Giada's Feel Good Food: My Healthy Recipes and Secrets by Giada De LaurentiisEnglish | ISBN: 0307987205 | 2013 | EPUB | 256 pages | 25 MB Food Network's most beautiful star shares her secrets for staying fit and feeling ...

 

Michael Finus, "Game Theory and International Environmental Cooperation" 2001 | pages: 433 | ISBN: 1840644087 | PDF | 1,4 mb Since there is no supranational institution which can enforce international environmental agreements (IEAs), international cooperation proves difficult in practice. G...

 

GRE Math Workbook: Score Higher with 1,000+ Drills & Practice Questions (Kaplan Test Prep) by Kaplan Test PrepEnglish | February 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1506235271 | 660 pages | EPUB | 17.26 MB English | February 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1506235271 | 660 pages | EPUB | 17.26 MBKaplan's GRE Math Workbook ...

 

David A. Taylor, "Ginseng, the Divine Root: The Curious History of the Plant That Captivated the World"ISBN: 1565124014 | 2006 | EPUB | 304 pages | 4 MB The story behind ginseng is as remarkable as the root itself. Prized for its legendary curative powers, ginseng launched the rise to power ...

 

2 days

 Date: 03/21/19 02:41   in : E-Books & Audio Books 

Biology at a Glance, Fourth Edition by Judy DoddsEnglish | 2013 | ISBN: 1840761997 | 142 pages | PDF | 5,2 MB The fourth edition of a bestseller, this book presents, in a clear, concise, and visual way, the main biological content required by all the examining boards for both the GCSE Double...