FYI - New book at 50 years of Indian independence
Anthony P Stone
stone_catend at compuserve.com
Tue Jul 15 05:19:33 EDT 1997
The following information is given for anyone who might be interested:
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Indian independence, Vishal
Mangalwadi, winner of the Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Distinguished National
Service Award, is publishing a new book 'INDIA: The Grand Experiment'.
The book is described as 'a re-discovery of the true history of India's
freedom and a re-assessment of the role of the British Raj', and is
expected to be a significant contribution to understanding the central
difficulties and opportunities facing India today.
INTRODUCTION: Freedom at Fifty
THE THESIS: The Prejudice / The Thesis and its Urgency / Definitions: Their
Context and Collision / The Evangelical Manifesto of India's Freedom
THE EVIDENCE: Liberating the Enslaved Individual / The Colonization and
Liberation of the Indian Mind / The Press: Its Inception, Freedom and
Pre-supposition / Economic Emancipation / Democratization of the Nation
THE IMPLICATIONS: From Freedom Towards Cultural Fascism?
APPENDICES 1. Chronologies: Development of Ideas / Dates in Indian History
/ Relevant International Dates / Chronological Outline of Colonialism /
Milestones of the Freedom Movement / The Rise of Hindu Nationalism / 2.
384 pages. Publication Date: July 31, 1997
ISBN 0-9513089-4-7 (hardback), 0-9513089-5-5 (paperback)
In UK: Pippa Rann Books, 2 Highfield Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 0LX, U.K.
Tel: 0181-770 9717 Email: 100126.3641 at compuserve.com
In India: Nivedit Good Books Distributors Pvt. Ltd., Ivy Cottage, Landour,
Mussoorie, U.P. - 248 179, India.
Tel: 0135.630891 Email: ruth at giasdl01.vsnl.net.in
In USA: The MacLaurin Institute, 331 Seventeenth Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN
Tel: 1-800-582-8541 Email: maclaurn at tc.umn.edu
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