THE INTIMATE. ENEMY. Loss and Recovery of Self under Colonialism. ASHIS NANDY. DELHI. OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. BOMBAY CALCUTTA MADRAS . Breaking with the tradition, Ashis Nandy explores the ways in which colonialism damaged the colonizing societies themselves, and how the. policies on a Procrustean bed can be dangerously deceptive, by pinning a particular label on an author, his total contribution to the subject is under- mined and.
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. I know the intro sounds like the first snooze button in a long boring lecture, but I find myself ill equipped to articulate the things that I enjoyed and found enlightening during this read.
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Political, economic, and cultural domination under colonialism has repeatedly been studied during the last hundred years.
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Get to Know Us. It is an absolutely clean state. Why should they matter so much to the conquerors of India if they were so trivial?
New to this Edition: Language is academic and hence a little difficult to understand but once we get into it, we begin to unfold what the content is. Nov 28, Anne rated it it was amazing. Naipaulwho in their loss, wanted to identify India as a martial opponent to the West. Shivam Gupta rated it it was amazing Jan 18, Why have they felt intinate of those who fought out and lost, and not of those who lost out and fought?
Books by Ashis Nandy. It colors even this interpretation of interpretation. Towards later years, British began to ascribe salvatory meanings to Colonial domination and Indians began to see their progress in becoming more like the British, in friendship or enmity. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? While working there, he developed his own methodology by integrating clinical psychology and sociology.
He has also offered alternative conceptions relating to cosmopolitanism and critical traditionalism. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Its sources lie deep in the minds of the rulers and the ruled.
All interested in human psychology, history. It has a lot to say about each one of us who lived in the Indian subcontinent and felt some repercussions, however faint or indirect, of the colonial past. To ask other readers questions about The Intimate Enemyplease sign up. Refresh and try again.
intimage Even though I don’t agree with a lot of things Mr Nandy has said, this is an exceptional account of the Indian colonial experience. Certain citations of vast references of readings have made the readers be in bewilderment.
The Intimate Enemy: Loss and Recovery of Self Under Colonialism
Jan 13, Tanay Bakshi rated it liked it. Naipuls and Bankimchandra Chatterji. Loss and Recovery of Self Under Colonialismtalked about the psychological problems posed at a personal level by colonialism, for both coloniser and colonised. An interesting glimpse into the minds of the colonizer and the colonized. Please try again later. Remember me on this computer.