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Author Roy, Arundhati.

Title Listening to grasshoppers : field notes on democracy / Arundhati Roy
Published London : Penguin, [2009]
©2009

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Description xxxvii, 256 pages : map ; 21 cm
regular print
Summary This series of essays examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India. It looks closely at how religious majoritarianism, cultural nationalism and neo-fascism simmer just under the surface of a country that projects itself as the world's largest democracy
Notes Also published in London by Hamish Hamilton in 2009
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nationalism -- India.
Democracy -- India.
Minorities -- India -- Social conditions.
Minorities -- Government policy -- India.
Terrorism -- India.
India -- Politics and government.
India -- Social conditions.
ISBN 9780241144626 hardback
0241144620 hardback
9780141044095 paperback