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At the Edge of Psychology by Ashis Nandy, Cover

I have already added this cover of 1990 Oxford University Press edition of Ashis Nandy's 'At the Edge of Psychology: Essays in Politics and Culture' to Librarything and posted some extracts from this rare by important book by Ashis Nandy [Nathuram,Sati,Gandhi].

The book first published in 1980 (in the 1990 edition, author acknowledge that some of  ideas may be redundant. But it's for the keen reader to identify those rusty bit ) can be found in Ashis Nandy's 'Exiled At Home' that also includes his works: 'The Intimate Enemy' and 'Creating a Nationality'.

I first read the book a couple of years ago, stole it from a cousin and never gave it back. I had never read something like this till then. I quite liked it.

But the real reason for this post is that I just wanted to share the beautiful cover of this book. It's is by Meera Dyal Deshaprabhu.

A quick search found me another wonderful cover art by the artist:

'Science, hegemony and violence: A Requiem for Modernity', edited by Ashis Nandy



  1. Hi, a request from a stranger. Would it possible for you to send me the PDF copy or Xerox copy of the same book ? I am ready to bear the copy & courier charges ! Finding this book for an acquaintance. Thanks a lot !!

    1. That book is out of print and I don't have access to it right now. But, you can find the essays in "Exiled at Home: comprising At the Edge of Psychology, The Intimate Enemy, Creating a Nationality" (1998)

  2. Thanks a lot 😃 I will search for the book you mentioned. This is an interesting blog you have here.


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