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Mahabharata: An Inquiry in the Human Condition, The
 
Chaturvedi Badrinath
Price : ₹ 895.00  
ISBN : 978-81-250-3238-0
Language : English
Pages : 704
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 140 x 216 mm
Year : 2007
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Territorial Rights : World
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About the Book

The book is a collection of papers presented at the 13th Triennial conference of the Association of Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (ACLALS), held in 2004 in Hyderabad. The essays examine the swiftly changing connotations of nation in today’s global world. The contributors to the volume come from different parts of the world, and this makes the collection a truly cross-cultural attempt to re-examine nationalism and understand its complex negotiations in the present. The title Nation in Imagination points to the shaping influence of narratives in the shifting contours of the concept of nation.

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Chaturvedi Badrinath is a philosopher and was a member of the Indian Administrative Service between 1957 and 1989. Badrinath has been Homi Bhabha Fellow (1971–73) and Visiting Professor at Heidelberg University (1971), where he gave a series of seminars on dharma and its application to our times. His other books include Dharma, India and the World Order: Twenty-one Essays (1993); Introduction to the Kamasutra (1999); Finding Jesus in Dharma: Christianity in India (2000); and Swami Vivekananda: The Living Vedanta (2006).