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Tocqueville in India (French Writings on India and South Asia)

By: Jean Alphonse Bernard

Price: $12.55

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2014

Seller ID: 101994

ISBN: 9789383166022

Condition: New


India has always been a land of contrasts and marvels. Today it contrives to be a functioning democracy in the midst of a society that remains inherently hierarchical. In order to grasp this paradox in all its dimensions, Jean Alphonse Bernard resolved to revisit the realities of India now in the company of Alexis de Tocqueville ( 1805-59). Tocqueville in India explores the enduring dialogue between the State and Society. Following neither Fukuyama nor Huntingdon, this book should attract the attention of those concerned by Indian issues as well as every reader interested in political philosop... View more info