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Making Modern South Asia

Cover: The Gandhian Moment, by Ramin Jahanbegloo, from Harvard University Press

The Gandhian Moment

Ramin Jahanbegloo, with a foreword by the Dalai Lama

Cover: Makers of Modern India, edited by Ramachandra Guha, from Harvard University Press

Makers of Modern India

Edited by Ramachandra Guha

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

Honoring Latour

In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene