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The Resource Brand new nation : capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India, Ravinder Kaur

Brand new nation : capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India, Ravinder Kaur

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Brand new nation : capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India
Title
Brand new nation
Title remainder
capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India
Statement of responsibility
Ravinder Kaur
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Language
eng
Summary
"In a bid to become an attractive investment destination and the land of limitless opportunity in the global economy, India has undergone a dramatic image makeover over two decades of economic reforms. The "new India" - shorthand for prosperous, techno-friendly, enterprising, middle-class beneficiaries of the gains of economic reforms - signals the spectacular event of transformation that seemingly ruptured the barriers between the first and third worlds. Brand New Nation opens up a new field of inquiry to examine how this "newness" is anticipated, manufactured, and experienced in the postcolony dressed up as an emerging market. What does it even mean for a nation to be transformed into an investment destination for global capital? And when and how did the postcolony come to be perceived as the future of capitalism itself? Ravinder Kaur examines this enchanting moment of transition, which also signifies the euphoric arrival of neuzeit (new time), the epochal threshold that marks India's temporal shift into modernity. If the strange aesthetics of novelty were formed within a play of discontinuities, of tensions between the old and the new, then the ruptured surface was seemingly held together by deep, undisturbed structures of enduring timelessness. Kaur traces the history of this interwoven duality, which has long underpinned the claims of India's constant rebirth as being staged in the enigmatic theatre of timeless past and accelerated future, and the ways in which it continues to manufacture the current imaginary of 21st-century India as a global player"--
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Kaur, Ravinder
Dewey number
330.954
Index
index present
LC call number
HG5732
LC item number
.K384 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
South Asia in motion
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Investments, Foreign
  • Branding (Marketing)
  • National characteristics, East Indian
  • Nationalism
  • Capitalism
  • India
  • India
  • India
  • Capitalism
  • Economic history
  • Economic policy
  • Investments, Foreign
  • National characteristics, East Indian
  • Nationalism
  • India
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Brand new nation : capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India, Ravinder Kaur
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Futures market -- Economy of Hope -- Remixing history -- Icons of good times -- The magical market -- The second liberation -- Uncommon futures
Control code
on1147935932
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781503612242
Lccn
2020009907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Brand new nation : capitalist dreams and nationalist designs in twenty-first-century India, Ravinder Kaur
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Futures market -- Economy of Hope -- Remixing history -- Icons of good times -- The magical market -- The second liberation -- Uncommon futures
Control code
on1147935932
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
346 pages
Isbn
9781503612242
Lccn
2020009907
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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