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On Interpreting India's Past

By: Amartya Sen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, The Asiatic Society: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039930

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 38. View more info

The Country of First Boys

By: Amartya Sen (Author) & Gopalkrishna Gandhi (Frwd)

Price: $10.40

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2015

Seller ID: 110213

ISBN: 019945325X

Condition: New


How do deprivations related to class, caste and gender interrelate? Why are our political leaders so good in saying what should be done without doing anything much about them? How should we think about Sanskrit and ancient India without adding religious colour? Why is it important to revive Nalanda, the world`s oldest university? The Country of First Boys is Amartya Sen`s intellectual journey through the past and present to seek an understanding of India`s history and the demands of its future. The themes of these essays include the hardened and extreme nature of inequality in India and what c... View more info

The Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze Omnibus

By: Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028452

ISBN: 0195648315

Condition: New


The Sen and Dreze Omnibus comprises three outstanding works by two of the world s finest economists. The volume is a trilogy on the causes of hunger, the role public action can play in its alleviation and the Indian experience in this context. Together the three works provide a comprehensive theoretical and empirical analysis of relevant developmental issues. View more info

Women, Development, And The UN

By: Devaki Jain; Foreword By Amartya Sen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Hyderabad, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016608

ISBN: 8125030468

Condition: New


Printed pges: 254. View more info

A Frank Friendship: Gandhi and Bengal: A Descriptive Chronology

By: Gopalkrishna Gandhi (compiled and edited); Foreword By Amartya Sen

Price: $23.95

Publisher: Kolkata, India, Seagull Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022962

ISBN: 1905422636

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 616 with 150 b/w illustrations. View more info

India: A Mosaic

By: Ian Buruma, Christopher De Bellaigue, Amartya Sen, Anita Desai, Roderick MacFarquhar, Hilary Mantel, and Pankaj Mishra; Preface By N.Ram; Introduction By Arundhati Roy; Edited By Robert B. Silvers and Barbara Epstein (eds)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York ,USA, New York Review Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019953

ISBN: 0940322080

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 319. Slightly rubbed dust jacket. View more info

India - Development and Participation

By: Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033683

ISBN: 0195678575

Condition: New


India's economy over the last decade looks in many ways like a success story after a major economic crisis in 19 91, followed by bold reform measures, the economy has experienced a rapid economic growth rate, more foreign investment, and a boom in the information technology sector. Yet many in the country still suffer from crushing poverty, and social and political unrest remains a problem. These essays by leading academics, policymakers, and industrialists examine India's recent economic sucesses and their social and cultural context. India's rate of economic growth after the 1991 reforms we... View more info

An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions

By: Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen

Price: $16.95

Publisher: London, UK, Allen Lane: An Imprint of Penguin Books: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037560

ISBN: 1846147611

Condition: New


After two centuries of imperialism and colonial subjugation India attained its Independence in 1947. And in its attempt to earn the freedom of its people, the founding fathers adopted a firm and fair system of democracy to usher in a new chapter in the history of India. The economists place their argument in the period that lay hereafter and the basic flaws in the Indian system. They stress on the attention needed for the marginalized if there is a view to sustain growth and lead the development trajectory into a more dominant position. An Uncertain Glory: India And Its Contradictions explica... View more info

Pioneering the Human Development Revolution: An Intellectual Biography of Mahbub Ul Haq

By: Khadija Haq and Richard Ponzio; Foreword By Amartya Sen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024313

ISBN: 0195695135

Condition: New


Mahbub ul Haq, the father of human development, shaped development philosophy and practice in the four decades from the 1960s to 1990s. He shifted the focus of development discourse to people and their well-being, monitoring its progress through the Human Development Index. Haq initiated a global movement involving policymakers, scholars, and activists who adopted his innovative ideas for people-centric development where education, health, and political and economic empowerment together became the yardstick for measuring a country’s performance. This intellectual biography is a tribute to Ha... View more info