From the Ruins of Empire

From the Ruins of Empire

A surprising, gripping narrative depicting the thinkers whose ideas shaped contemporary China, India, and the Muslim world

A little more than a century ago, as the Japanese navy annihilated the giant Russian one at the Battle of Tsushima, original thinkers across Asia, working independently, sought to frame a distinctly Asian intellectual tradition that would inform and inspire the continent's anticipated rise to dominance.

Asian dominance did not come to pass,… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 04, 2012)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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