Why Join?

  • Add New Books

  • Write a Review

  • Backpack Reading Lists

  • Monthly Newsletter

Join Now

Mistaken Modernity: India between Worlds

Mistaken Modernity: India between Worlds

Author(s): Dipankar Gupta

Location(s): India

Genre(s): Nonfiction

Era(s): Various



From Hindu notions of dirt, South Asia’s preference for women leaders to patronage in democratic politics, the author resolves many of the paradoxes of contemporary India in this book.

Review this Book

To review this book, please

Log in

Book Reviews

Lead Review

The author contends, justly, that India’s fascination with western gadgetry and lifestyles has not brought modernity – The Economist

Read review