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242 pages ; 24 cm
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"A portrait of the collision between tradition and modernity in India, as told through the lives of the Brahmins in the holy city of Benares"-- Provided by publisher.
Foreigners in their own land -- Summer. The color-filled eleventh -- The hour of juncture -- The rape and the seduction -- The conqueror of destiny -- The modern traditionalist -- Winter. The revolutionary Brahmin -- The community of death -- The isle of rough magic -- The dharma of place -- The protection of the seed.