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Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias

Ashis Nandy

Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias

Essays in the Politics of Awareness

by Ashis Nandy

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages188
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Open LibraryOL7394107M
ISBN 100195619889
ISBN 109780195619881

Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias: Essays in the Politics of Awareness. New Delhi: Oxford UP, ; paperback ed., Includes the following essays: "Evaluating Utopias: Considerations for a Dialogue of Cultures and Faiths", pp. ; "Towards a Third World Utopia", pp. ; "Reconstructing Childhood: A Critique of the Ideology of Adulthood.   Utopia, by Sir Thomas More, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from /5(68).

Cultures all over the world from the classical age to the present, from Jewish and Christian and Moslem traditions, have produced utopias. Most utopian literature and community experimentation, however, is associated with the West. totalitarian tyranny. Chillingly, Huxley, through the character of the Controller, explained that the. Science Fiction's New Utopias. Mass murder, world wars, tyranny, and torture engendered by utopian socialism and its right-wing variants, national .

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This Omnibus edition, with an Introduction by Imtiaz Ahmed, brings together three of Ashis Nandy's popular books--The Tao of Cricket, An Ambiguous Journey to the City, Traditions, Tyranny and Utopias. The first is a delightful account of how cricket, once the preserve of the Victorian gentry, is now more South Asian than English.

Nandy examines the increasing. Ashis Nandy (Bengali: আশিস নন্দী; born ) is an Indian political psychologist, social theorist, and critic.A trained clinical psychologist, Nandy has provided theoretical critiques of European colonialism, development, modernity, secularism, Hindutva, science, technology, nuclearism, cosmopolitanism, and has also offered alternative conceptions relating Occupation: political psychologist, social.

This paperback edition, with an Introduction by Imtiaz Ahmed, brings together three of Ashis Nandy's popular books-The Tao of Cricket, An Ambiguous Journey to the City, and Traditions, Tyranny, and Utopias.

The first uses the metaphor of cricket to examine how the politics of cultural choices has played out in South Asia. This paperback edition, with an Introduction by Imtiaz Ahmed, brings together three of Ashis Nandy's popular books--The Tao of Cricket, An Ambiguous Journey to the City, and Traditions, Tyranny, and Utopias.

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"Mr. Snyder is a rising public intellectual unafraid to make bold connections between past and present." —The New York TimesBrand: Crown Publishing Group. The essays in this book explore aspects of this relationship; some consider their role in the debate concerning human perfectibility, while others examine the rise of secularism.

Further contributions reflect upon the apparent failure of the modern Communist utopia, note the recent reappearance of apocalyptic themes in fiction and social theory.

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