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An anthropologist among the marxists and other essays

By: Guha, Ramachandra.
Publisher: Delhi Permanent Black 2001Description: viii, 267 p.ISBN: 9788178240015.Subject(s): Gandhi -- Mahatma -- 1869-1948 | Marxist anthropology -- East Indians -- BiographyDDC classification: 320.532 Summary: Inside every thinking Indian there is a Gandhian and a Marxist struggling for supremacy, says Ramachandra Guha in the opening sentence of this wonderfully readable book of ideas, opinions and reflections. A substantial portion of the book expands on this salvo: it analyses Gandhians and pseudo-Gandhians, Marxists and anti-Marxists, Nehruvians and anti-Secularists, Democrats and Stalinists, scientists and historians, environmentalists and cricketers in short, it examines and discusses all those who comprise the intellectual life of thinking Indians today.
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Inside every thinking Indian there is a Gandhian and a Marxist struggling for supremacy, says Ramachandra Guha in the opening sentence of this wonderfully readable book of ideas, opinions and reflections. A substantial portion of the book expands on this salvo: it analyses Gandhians and pseudo-Gandhians, Marxists and anti-Marxists, Nehruvians and anti-Secularists, Democrats and Stalinists, scientists and historians, environmentalists and cricketers in short, it examines and discusses all those who comprise the intellectual life of thinking Indians today.

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