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Sunlight on the Garden

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by Andre Beteille
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Sunlight on the Garden by Andre Beteille

André Béteille's memoir, spanning his childhood, his schooldays and his early years as a sociologist, encompasses many worlds-that of colonial Chandannagar, where he spent his early years; of Patna and Calcutta, where he went to Englishmedium as well as Bengali-medium schools; and of his college days, where he started off as a physicist and then turned to sociology-a fi eld in which he was to win international renown. There are unforgettable descriptions of his colonial childhood and his two grandmothers, one French and the other Bengali; and of momentous events he lived through such as famine, communal riots and Partition. Equally compelling are his portraits of family members, his neighbourhood, school friends, teachers and Calcutta's intellectual stars, among them Sukhamoy Chakravarty and Amartya Sen. With its lucid and eloquent prose infused with acute sociological observations and insights into family relationships, childhood and adolescence, caste, class and community, this is a book that illumines the evolution of a brilliant teacher and scholar, even as it deepens our understanding of universal human dilemmas and desire

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Ebook Details
Pages: 250
Size: 700 KB
Publisher: Viking
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9788184757057 (DRM-EPUB)

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