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From the Ruins of Empire

The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia

From the Ruins of Empire( )
Author: Mishra, Pankaj
ISBN:978-0-374-24959-5
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

A surprising, gripping narrative depicting the thinkers whose ideas shaped contemporary China, India, and the Muslim world

A little more than a century ago, as the Japanese navy annihilated the giant Russian one at the Battle of Tsushima, original thinkers across Asia, working independently, sought to frame a distinctly Asian intellectual tradition that would inform and inspire the continent's anticipated rise to dominance.

Asian dominance did not come to pass,...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
History / Asia / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.44 x 9.37 x 1.22 Inches
Book Weight:1.25 Pounds
Author Biography
Mishra, Pankaj (Author)
Pankaj Mishra is currently editing an anthology of contemporary Indian writers. He divides his time between New Delhi & Simla.

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