The Algebra of Infinite Justice
Title:
The Algebra of Infinite Justice
Roy, Arundhati
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In the essays of this spirited polemic, Roy takes on the great illusions of India's progress: the massive dam projects that were supposed to haul this sprawling subcontinent into the modern age - but which instead have displaced untold millions - and the detonation of India's first nuclear bomb. She also explores the politics of writing, the systematic incitement of religious hatred, and the cost of 'development' driven by profit - challenging the idea that only 'experts' can speak out on such urgent matters as nuclear threats, the human toll of the privatization of India's power supply by US companies like Enron, the rise of bloody, extremist Hindu nationalism and the construction of monumental dams...
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9780007149490
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43477