Citizens of the World Diplomacy.

“The crisis today in human affairs is represented not by the absence of human capacity, but by the failure to recognize that the capacity exists. What gives hope its power is the release of human energies generated by the longing for something
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Negotiating Local Knowledge: Power and Identity in Development.

Johan Pottier, Alan Bicher, Paul Sillitoe (Eds). (London: Pluto Press, 2003, 332 pp.) Dario Novellino;  sets out clearly the framework of this collection of anthropological essays;  on the role of local knowledge in conditions of social change. “While the involvement of local
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Simone Weil : Roots in the Ideal.

by Rene Wadlow. “In the day of Victory, the angel of justice strives with the demons of violence; the heart of the victor all too easily is hardened; moderation and far-seeing wisdom appear to him weakness; the excited passion of the people,
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K.S. Komireddi. Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India.

(London: C. Hurst and Co. 2019). This is a lively analysis of Indian politics;   since independence.  The book is divided in two parts;  an account of the long period  when the Congress Party was in power;  and a second part on the
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