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From the Ruins of Empire

The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia

From the Ruins of Empire( )
Author: Mishra, Pankaj
ISBN:978-1-4299-4598-1
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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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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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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