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Mistaken modernity

Dipankar Gupta

Mistaken modernity

India between worlds

by Dipankar Gupta

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers, India in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Modern.,
    • India -- Social conditions -- 1947-,
    • India -- Politics and government -- 1947-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-217) and index.

      StatementDipankar Gupta.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN687 .G87 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6871466M
      ISBN 108172234155
      LC Control Number00403352

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This mistaken preference for the modern books and this shyness of the old ones is nowhere more rampant than in theology. Wherever you find a little study circle of Christian laity you can be almost certain that they are studying not St.

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