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In Pursuit of Lakshmi
Language: en
Pages: 529
Authors: Lloyd I. Rudolph, Professor of Political Science Emeritus Lloyd I Rudolph, lloyd I.. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-04-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The pursuit of Lakshmi, the fickle goddess of prosperity and good fortune, is a metaphor for the aspirations of the state and people of independent India. In the latest of their distinguished contributions to South Asian studies, scholars Lloyd I. Rudolph and Susanne Hoeber Rudolph focus on this modern-day pursuit
In Pursuit of Lakshmi
Language: en
Pages: 22
Authors: A. Mani
Categories: Indians (Asian people)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

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The Modernity of Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Lloyd I. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-07-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Stressing the variations in meaning of modernity and tradition, this work shows how in India traditional structures and norms have been adapted or transformed to serve the needs of a modernizing society. The persistence of traditional features within modernity, it suggests, answers a need of the human condition. Three areas
Postmodern Gandhi and Other Essays
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: Lloyd I. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10 - Publisher:

Expanded and revised edition of Gandhi : the traditional roots of charisma, 1983
The Politics of India Since Independence
Language: en
Pages: 403
Authors: Paul R. Brass
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-09-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A comprehensive and up-to-date study of the major political, cultural and economic changes in India during the past 45 years.