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Vishnu"s crowded temple

Maria Misra

Vishnu"s crowded temple

India since the Great Rebellion

by Maria Misra

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947,
  • India -- History -- 1947-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaria Misra.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS463 .M695 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxiii, 535 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19519776M
    ISBN 109780300137217
    LC Control Number2007936529

    In Vishnu's Crowded TempleMaria Misra has written the essential history to allow us to understand, in all its complexity, the fascinating historical trajectory of this emerging third-world super-state. The book dramatizes the dynamic counterpoint between the resilient Indian people and a succession of ambitious, if flawed visions of the nation. In Vishnu’s Crowded Temple Maria Misra has written the essential history to allow us to understand the fascinating historical trajectory of this emerging third-world super-state. The book dramatizes the dynamic counterpoint between the resilient Indian people and a succession of ambitious, if flawed visions of the nation.

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"Maria Misra's remarkable achievement in Vishnu's Crowded Temple is to have produced a book that is wholly about India and Indians, not India-as-ruled-by-Britain. For once, this is a book about them, not us.

Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion is a book written by Maria Misra. The book was first published in in United Kingdom by Penguin Group and in in the United States by Yale University Press.

The book details the modern history of India since when Queen Victoria was declared Empress of India. Maria Misra's Vishnu's Crowded Temple is a timely history after 60 years of Indian independence, says Soumya Bhattacharya.

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Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion by Maria Misra. As it enters its sixtieth year of independence, India stands on the threshold of superpower status.

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History Nonfiction Publication Details. There can be few more discussed countries in the world today than India. From being a seemingly closed off, economically stagnant part of Asia, with intractable problems of poverty and population, India has in a short space of time reached an astonishing level of growth, taking with China the lion's share of the benefits from post-Cold War globalization.

As it enters its sixtieth year of independence, India stands on the threshold of superpower status. Yet India is strikingly different from all other global colossi. While it is the world's most populous democracy and enjoys the benefits of its internationally competitive high-tech and software industries, India also contends with extremes of poverty, inequality, and political and religious.

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In Vishnu’s Crowded Temple, Misra undertakes the challenging task of analysing India’s history from the time immediately after the mutiny () till the : Winnowed. Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion, by Maria Misra (Penguin, £) In the 30s, Gandhi was among those campaigning for a temple to Vishnu in Kerala to be opened up to lower.

India has hardly lacked good general histories of late, but Misra's sure-footed dance from the rebellion to today's fragile boom is special. Ordering a vast wealth of material into a.There can be few more discussed countries in the world today than India. From being a seemingly closed off, economically stagnant part of Asia, with intractable problems of poverty and population, India has in a short space of time reached an astonishing level of growth, taking with China the lion's share of the benefits from post-Cold War globalization.Vishnu's Crowded Temple: India since the Great Rebellion.

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