Author:Prem Shankar Jha

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Despair and Modernity: Reflections from Modern Indian Painting

By: Harsha V. Dehejia with Prem Shankar Jha and Ranjit Hoskote; Foreword By Ashis Nandy

Price: $7.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023850

ISBN: 8120817559

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 141. View more info

Managed Chaos: The Fragility of the Chinese Miracle

By: Prem Shankar Jha

Price: $12.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028134

ISBN: 813210076X

Condition: New


Managed Chaos reads into the resounding events of Chinese politics and economy, ending the schizophrenia that the readers have lived with. It delves deep into both elements: the economic narrative that China has sustained a near 10 per cent growth rate for 30 years and the political narrative that China is an increasingly fragile state, trapped in an incomplete transition from a totalitarian to a democratic market economy. For the first time, in his reading of China, the author consolidates this paradox by inferring that the cause behind both the growth and the political discontent is the poli... View more info

The Twilight of the Nation State: Globalisation, Chaos and War

By: Prem Shankar Jha

Price: $10.10

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Vistaar Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028337

ISBN: 8178296845

Condition: New


This groundbreaking book offers an in-depth historical perspective on the rise of capitalism, written by one of the leading scholars of the Global South. Arguing that globalisation is generally poorly understood, Jha offers a new synthesis of political and economic theory that sheds light on the consequences of rapid industrialisation worldwide. Writing from outside the usual Western perspective, the book challenges many of the usual preconceptions about the impact of globalisation. Printed Pages: 400. View more info