The Politics of Comparison: Connecting Cultures Outside of and in Spite of the West

  title={The Politics of Comparison: Connecting Cultures Outside of and in Spite of the West},
  author={Barbara A. Holdrege},
  journal={International Journal of Hindu Studies},
Wilhelm Halbfass, in his landmark study India and Europe (1988), explores the history of intellectual encounters between India and Europe from classical antiquity to the twentieth century. He concludes his study with a discussion of the "global predicament of Westernization" in the contemporary period, reflecting more specifically on the problems that the so-called "Europeanization of the earth" presents for both European and Indian partners in the "dialogue." 
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