Category: Books

Islam and Secularism – Naquib Al-Attas

Download Al-Attas’s ‘Islam and Secularism’ from here   About the Author Syed Muhammad al Naquib bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Muhsin al Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is one

The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam – Muhammad Iqbal

Download Iqbal’s ‘The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam’ from here   Muhammad Iqbal: A Life Sketch Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) is one of the preeminent writers of the Indo-Pakistan subcontinent. Indeed, the attention he has received from numerous writers, translators,

Is Science Western in Origin? – C. K. Raju

Read ‘Is Science Western in Origin?’ here   About the booklet:  From the backpage On stock Western history, science originated among the Greeks, and then developed in post-renaissance Europe. This story was fabricated in three phases. First, during the Crusades, scientific knowledge

The Development Dictionary

Development Dictionary   In this pioneering collection, some of the world’s most eminent critics of development review the key concepts of the development discourse in the post-war era. Each essay examines one concept from a historical and anthropological point of

The Myth of the Lazy Native – Syed Hussein Alatas

Author: Syed Hussein Alatas download ‘The Myth of the Lazy Native’ from here The Myth of the Lazy Native is Syed Hussein Alatas’ widely acknowledged critique of the colonial construction of Malay, Filipino and Javanese natives from the 16th to

Dominance of the West over the Rest

Download ‘Dominance of the West over the Rest’ from here   About the publisher: Citizen International has been conceived as a global initiative to foster awareness, activism and advocacy on issues that are central to the stability and wellbeing of humanity

‘Open Veins of Latin America’ by Eduardo Galeano

Download ‘Open Veins of Latin America’ from here   About the author: Uruguayan essayist, journalist and historian. Galeano’s best-known works include Memoria del fuego (1982-1986, Memory of Fire) and Las venas abiertas de América Latina (1971, The Open Veins of Latin

‘Decolonising the Mind’ by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Download ‘Decolonising the Mind’ from here   About the Author: Ngugi Wa Thiong’o: A Profile of a Literary and Social Activist. Ngugi wa Thiong’o, currently Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine, was born in