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Culture and Psyche is a collection of Sudhir Kakar's essays on cultural psychology, which analyses various facets of Indian identity and sexuality through sources as diverse as case studies, Indian myths and legends, and popular cinema. The second edition of this classic includes a new introduction and three additional essays which explore issues like riots, the psychology of Islamist terrorism, among others.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195696684
ISBN-10: 0195696689
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 141mm x 8mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: OUP Pakistan
Publisher: OUP Pakistan
Publish Date: 5-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: Pakistan


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Author Biography - Sudhir Kakar

Sudhir Kakar is a psychoanalyst and writer who lives in Goa, India. Kakar's sixteen books of non-fiction and four of fiction, include The Inner World (now in its 16th printing since its first publication in 1978), Shamans, Mystics and Doctors, The Analyst and the Mystic, Culture and Psyche, The Colors of Violence as also the novels The Ascetic of Desire, Ectasy, and Mira and the Mahatma. His books have been translated into twenty languages around the world.

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