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Narrating an Epic Life

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914–1948 by Ramachandra Guha, Gurgaon: Penguin Allen Lane, 2018; pp xx + 1129, ₹ 999.

A Palimpsest for Development

Thinking Small : The United States and the Lure of Community Development by Daniel Immerwahr, Harvard University Press, 2015; pp 272, $35.

Building a Creative Freedom

Joseph Cornelius Kumarappa (1892-1960) was a pioneering economic philosopher and architect of the Gandhian rural economics programme. Largely forgotten today, Kumarappa's life-work constitutes a large body of writings and a rich record of public service, both of profound significance. A critical intellectual engagement with his life-work can shed new light on some of the most fundamental constituents of the human economic predicament, and also contribute to a more nuanced understanding of one of the most fecund periods in modern Indian history.

J C Kumarappa

J C Kumarappa's is a forgotten name, even among economic theorists and environmentalists today. But the fact remains that this expert on economic and financial matters in the Gandhian era was the pioneer of 'Non-Violent Economics'. The author of Economy of Permanence and the editor of Gram Udyog...
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