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Tradition and Modernity: India and Japan Towards the Twenty-first Century

By: Hiroichi Yamaguchi and Haruka Yanagisawa (eds.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002224

ISBN: 8121508053

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To talk of modernization is a daunting task, much more when it comes to a comparison of countries like India and Japan. Being a collection of nineteen papers, ten Indian and nine Japanese, presented at the two Indo-Japanese seminars in 1990 and 1992 and revised, this book aims exactly at doing it. This is, to quote from the late Professor Sukhmoy Chakravarty, who was the moving spirit on the Indian side of those seminars, "the first of a series of dialogues" between the scholars of the two countries in social sciences and humanities. The papers cover the philosophical and religious exp... View more info

How Relevant is Gandhi Today?: A Japanese View

By: Yamaguchi Hiroichi

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Seller ID: 112409

ISBN: 9789351251682

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One characteristic of this book is that it takes a holistic approach and tries to see how the different aspects of Gandhi’s life have interacted with one another. One more aim of the book is to see if we may extract anything out of him now, seventy years after his demise, when we are squarely to face the problems before us of building peace and solving poverty. For these purposes Gandhi’s politics, socioeconomics, and his fight against communalism constitute the themes of the three key chapters. They are preceded by one on his motivation and his religion. The final one is on his internatio... View more info