'The Absent Hero in Lord Meghnad Desai's Narrative' Dr. Vijaya Rajiva (Haindava Keralam,29/05/
|Western self-analysis always excuses itself....
Karigar posted this:
Western self-analysis almost always excuses itself even while it (the US in this case) is busy breaking countries via a variety if interventions. Here's a review of a book [ ] by G John Ikenberry (Princeton Professor of politics & Int' affairs)
... Non-westerners (like most in the Indian intellectual class) are being extremely naive in taking this benign self-image of the West at face value. Per review (at http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Global_Economy/ME28Dj01.html ): [Reviewer uses some Leftist categories to analyse, but still makes key critical points] ...
This is another must-read thread. Sandeep Balakrishna, the firebrand Indic scholar, historian, and writer who also manages the very popular "Rediscovery of India" blog, interviews Rajiv Malhotra.