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The upside down tree

India"s changing culture
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Algora Pub. , New York
Connerney, Richard D. -- Travel -- India, India -- Description and travel, India -- Social life and cu
StatementRichard Connerney.
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LC ClassificationsDS414.2 .C657 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL23170413M
ISBN 139780875866482, 9780875866499, 9780875866505
LC Control Number2009007798

This book, The Upside-Down Tree: India's Changing Culture, is an excellent exploration of the synergy emerging at the intersection of tradition and modernity in India. Reading it took me back to places I don't remember visiting, and showed me things I thought I had already seen, but now I am not so sure.5/5(2).

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This is the other India; the one that modernity has largely left behind, and this book is the result of Rick Connerney''s repeated residencies over the last 18 years in that state. Most of India''s billion The upside down tree book live far from the call centers of Bangalore and Delhi and Westernized cities like Mumbai.

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