Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Tocqueville in India

By: Bernard, Jean Alphonse.
Series: French writings on India and South Asia. Publisher: New Delhi Social Science Press 2014Description: xiv, 247 p.ISBN: 9789383166022.Subject(s): Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) | Imaginary voyages | Manners and customs | Politics and government | Social conditionsDDC classification: 320.01 Summary: India has always been a land of contrasts and marvels. Today it contrives to be a functioning democracy in the midst of a society that remains inherently hierarchical. In order to grasp this paradox in all its dimensions, Jean Alphonse Bernard resolved to revisit the realities of India now in the company of Alexis de Tocqueville ( 1805-59). Tocqueville in India explores the enduring dialogue between the State and Society. Following neither Fukuyama nor Huntingdon, this book should attract the attention of those concerned by Indian issues as well as every reader interested in political philosophy or world affairs. http://orientblackswan.com/BookDescription?isbn=978-93-83166-02-2&t=e
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Item location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Books Vikram Sarabhai Library
Slot 435 (0 Floor, West Wing) Non-fiction 320.01 B3T6 (Browse shelf) Available 197228

India has always been a land of contrasts and marvels. Today it contrives to be a functioning democracy in the midst of a society that remains inherently hierarchical. In order to grasp this paradox in all its dimensions, Jean Alphonse Bernard resolved to revisit the realities of India now in the company of Alexis de Tocqueville ( 1805-59). Tocqueville in India explores the enduring dialogue between the State and Society. Following neither Fukuyama nor Huntingdon, this book should attract the attention of those concerned by Indian issues as well as every reader interested in political philosophy or world affairs.

http://orientblackswan.com/BookDescription?isbn=978-93-83166-02-2&t=e

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Powered by Koha