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Sunil Khilnani

This essay is based on the author’s lecture at a conference organised by the Ax:son Johnson Foundation and the Stockholm School of Economics, in Stockholm, 2002

1. See Istvan Hont and Michael Ignatieff (eds.) Wealth and Virtue: The Shaping of Political Economy in the Scottish Enlightenment, Cambridge, 1983

2. Emma Rothschild, Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment, Cambridge, Mass, 2001

3. S.N. Eisenstadt, ‘Multiple Modernities’, and Sudipta Kaviraj, ‘Modernity and Politics in India’, in Daedalus, vol. 29 no.1, Winter 2000; John Gray, False Dawn, London, 1998

4. For a fuller discussion, see Sunil Khilnani, The Idea of India, London, 1997, 3rd edition 2003

5. Vijay Joshi and I.M.D. Little, India: Macroeconomics and Political Economy 1964 - 1991, Oxford, 1994

6. See Vijay Joshi, ‘Capital Controls and the National Advantage: India in the 1990s and Beyond’, Oxford Development Studies, vol. 29, no.3, October 2001

7. John Echeverri-Gent, ‘India, Financial Globalisation, Liberal Norms and the Ambiguities of Democracy’ in Leslie Elliot Armijo (ed.), Financial Globalisation and Democracy in Emerging Markets, London, 1999

p. 1 p. 2 p. 3 notes

Sunil Khilnani, Professor and Director of South Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University, is the author of
Idea of India’ (1997). He lives in Baltimore, USA