THE INTIMATE. ENEMY. Loss and Recovery of Self under Colonialism. ASHIS NANDY. DELHI. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS . Breaking with the tradition, Ashis Nandy explores the ways in which colonialism damaged the colonizing societies themselves, and how the. policies on a Procrustean bed can be dangerously deceptive, by pinning a particular label on an author, his total contribution to the subject is under- mined and.
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Yes, I do, even though I am not a believer. If he is right, I wonder what made India so passive. When I have completed the reading of the book, for which I took eight hours which kept me vacuum for other few days, then headed me towards few questions related to the objectives, narration and coherence of the work in which my questions are wshis the book has chiefly been confined within the proposed objectives and its frame work?
The Intimate Enemy: Loss and Recovery of Self Under Colonialism by Ashis Nandy
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Nandy has coauthored a number of human rights reports and is active in movements for peace, alternative sciences and technologies, and cultural survival.
Apr 27, Jerry Jose rated it it was amazing. Tapaswi H rated it really liked it Mar 04, They too had the fear of Indian Gods and Goddess. Mr Nandy has analyzed Indian personalities in great detail and offers ins Even though I don’t agree with a lot of things Mr Nandy has said, this is an exceptional account of the Indian colonial experience. Exploring the myths, fantasies and psychological defenses that went into the colonial culture, particularly the polarities that shaped the colonial theory of progress, Nandy describes the Indian experience and shows how the Indians broke with traditional norms of Western culture to protect their vision of an alternative future.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Nandy’s mother was a teacher at La Martiniere SchoolCalcutta and subsequently became the school’s first Indian vice principal. Showing of 2 reviews. Lacking coherence deviates from his very objective of the arguments.
Bonfire of Creeds Ashis Nandy. He attacked the moral statement and civilizing mission of colonialism ahsis on cultural superiority in their home ground-by declaring it evil through judgement via Christian values.
Honor Bound Ryan P. Later he took a master’s degree in sociology. This edition, including a new postscript by the author, explores the ways in which colonialism damaged the colonizing societies themselves, and how the likes of Gandhi resisted their rulers in British India by nxndy on the lifestyle, values, and psychology of ordinary Indians and by heeding dissenting voices from the West.
Oct 13, Adam rated it really liked it. Breaking with the tradition, Ashis Nandy explores the ways in nnady colonialism damaged the colonizing societies themselves, and how the likes of Gandhi resisted their rulers in British India by building on the lifestyle, values, and psychology of ordinary Ehemy and by heeding dissenting voices from the West. Jan 13, Tanay Bakshi rated it liked it.
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The Intimate Enemy: Loss and Recovery of Self Under Colonialism
Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful. While a professed non-believer, Nandy identifies with the Bengali Christian community.
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I know the intro sounds like the first snooze button in a long boring lecture, but I find myself ill equipped to articulate the things that I enjoyed and found enlightening during this read.