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India

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The world's largest democracy has a rich and diverse culture. Now, it is also achieving more rapid economic growth India's vast territory can be divided into three main regions ...

STATO

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Alain Pons

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

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...by contrast, distinguished between the apoikiai [ ἀποικίαι ‎] and their trading posts, which they called emporiai [ ἐμποϱίαι ‎]), which gradually took on territorial scope: a primary example would be that of the East India Company, which expanded from the original outpost that became the city of Calcutta to control the whole of India. Such colonies, where trade, resource extraction, or port facilities were primary, are distinguished from settlement colonies by modern historians as “exploitation” colonies. However heterogeneous in form, they were all...

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Charles Baladier

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

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...2002. Rabelais, François . The Works of Rabelais . Translated by Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux . Derby, UK: Moray Press, 1894. At the very least, in languages where the equivalent of devoir belongs to the same family as the Latin debere , and perhaps as well in Vedic India, the “symbolic debt” seems to delimit a lexical field in which the obligation involves a deeper sense than that which comes from the legal or financial context in which one must return a thing or a borrowed sum. The first of these two registers, in effect, “deals with obligation...

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Charles Malamoud

Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

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...1988. Translation by Boris Jakim : The Spiritual Foundations of Society: An Introduction to Social Philosophy . Athens: Ohio University Press, 1987. Frioux, Claude . Maïakovski . Paris: Éditions du Seuil, 1961. Gonda, Jan . “Mitra and Mitra: The Idea of Friendship in Ancient India.” Indologica Taurinensia 1 (1973): 71–107. Haxthausen, August , Freiherr von . Studien über die innern Zustände, das Volks-leben und insbesondere die ländlichen Einrichtungen Russlands . 6 vols. Han-over, 1847–52. Translation by Eleanore L. M. Schmidt : Studies on the...

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