An Ambiguous Journey to the City: The Village and Other Odd Ruins of the Self in the Indian Imaginat (BOK)

Ashis Nandy

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Divided into four sections, this book tells the story of India's ambivalent affair with the modern city throug hthe myth of the journey between the village and the city, and the changes that myth has undergone. It loks at the vicissitudes of the metaphor of journey; profiles various heroes as they negotiate the transitions from the village to the city and back to the village; and focuses on the psychopathological journey from a poisoned village into a self-annihilating city.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter Ashis Nandy
ISBN 9780195683974
Antall sider 164 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,5cm x 0,9cm
Vekt 187 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Anthropology, Sociology: customs & traditions

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