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Details"The more you look around the world, at the chaos, conflict, horror and repression in the name of religious ideology, not least in the lands very close to India, the more you realise how Nehru, for all his imperfections, got the biggest question right. Now that India is finally positioning itself for a spectacular economic takeoff, it is not the right time to endanger that by opening the can of worms that is communalism."The importance of the essays in this book can be understood because of the breadth of the contributions.Chapters:1.After the Election-What Next? - Rakesh Sharma;2.Making the city hers -Githa Hariharan;3.Voices for the voiceless-Transforming women's lives in Rural India-Armene Modi;4.Gay in India? - R Raj Rao;5.You, me and "Hum" - Manju Ramanan;6.Three Poems-Meena Kandasamy;7.Cultural Diversity in the North East of India-Dibyajyoti Sarma;8.Refugees-Sanjukta Dasgupta;9.Diversity within the Valmiki Ramayana-Arshia Sattar;10.Religious Fundamentalism and Secularism-with special reference to Islam-M H Zaffar;11.Church in the Liminal Space-Limitations and Possibilities - C Joel Gnanadoss Timothy;12.The Visit - Gayatri Pagdi;13.Three Poems - Peer Khan;14.Voices of Dissent in Maharashtra - Ramu Ramanathan;15.The spatial dimensions of property: Notes from Lamington Road in Mumbai - Prasad Shetty and Rupali Gupte; 16.Three Poems- Arundhathi Subramaniam;17.The shared space of Bollywood- Jerry Pinto;18.The way to go - Sanjukta Dasgupta;19.Caught in contradictions: India Today - Premila Paul;20.India from the outside - A Personal View -T W Geraghty;21.Scenes from a life in Diversity - Jerry Pinto.ABOUT THE EDITORS :FRANCIS JARMAN taught English, Cultural Studies, and Intercultural Communication at Hildesheim University, Germany, until is retirement in 2013. Dr.Jarman has also taught or lectured in Egypt, Thailand and Japan, and at 18 European Universities, and been a Scholar-in-Residence at Symbiosis, Pune, and a Visiting Professor at American College, Madurai. He is a novelist, a playwright, a specialist in cultural studies and intercultural communication, and a classical numismatist. Among Dr.Jarman's "Indian" publications are a play, "A Star Fell (1998), about the events in Cawnpore (Kanpur) in 1857; a study of sati, or widow burning (2002); and a biography of Azimullah Khan (2008). "DR.HILDA DAVID is an Associate Professor of English at the Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce in Pune. A novelist, stage director and teacher, she also coordinates the Centre for Liberal Arts, where she teaches Advanced Creative Writing. She has been a Consultant in the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and coordinated and organised the Ibsen Festivals in Pune and Delhi. She was chosen by the English Speaking Union to represent India at the Shakespeare Workshop in London in 2008. Her works have been translated into Hindi, Urdu and Kannada.
SKU Code PRK B 5017 Weight in Kg 0.2500 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9789386316974 Author Name Edited by HILDA DAVID & FRANCIS JARMAN Publisher Name OM BOOKS INTERNATIONAL