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  • Goa author Maria Couto
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  • 12 October 2018
  • 9780143033431

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review Í Goa author Maria Couto Process she reveals how Goa which combines the best of traditional and cosmopolitan lifestyles has evolved into India's twenty first century model of economic development and communal harmony Written with sensitivity insight and scholarship Goa A Daughter's Story is at once expansive and intimate a moving narrative about home the village and the world in which the author crosses the boundaries between history and memory truth and imagination to evoke personal and community experience It is as much an appraisal of Goa's past as it is an examination of its present and a vision for its future. I loved this book I wanted to find out about Goa because my great great grandmother was a Goan This was exactly what I was looking for I love the authors writing she is so elouent She writes bett The Tired Horse reveals how Goa which combines the best of traditional and cosmopolitan lifestyles has evolved into India's twenty first century model of economic development and communal harmony Written with sensitivity insight and scholarship Goa A Daughter's Story is at once expansive and intimate a moving narrative about home the village and the world in which the author crosses the boundaries between history and memory truth and imagination to evoke personal and community experience It is as much an appraisal of Goa's past as it is an examination of its present and a vision for its future. I loved this book I wanted to find out about Goa because my great great grandmother was a Goan This was exactly what I was looking for I love the authors writing she is so elouent She writes bett

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review Í Goa author Maria Couto In December 1961 Indian troops marched into Goa putting an end to over 450 years of Portuguese rule the longest spell of colonialism on the subcontinent and Goa became part of the Indian union In popular imagination however Goa has remained a place not uite India and stereotypes about Goa and Goans abound Maria Aurora Couto's uniue blend of biography memoir and social history brings us the Goa behind the beaches and booze culture that is projected for the tourist and which has unfortunately come to define Goa for the vast majority outside the state Starting with an account of the immediate. Good Will vs Good HistoryMaria Aurora Couto lives with her husband in a beautiful old mansion in a most beautiful secluded spot in the Indian state of Goa formerly the major portion of Portuguese Scarred Experiments with Violence in Gujarat rule the longest spell of colonialism on the subcontinent and Goa became part of the Indian union In popular imagination however Goa has Confessions of a Listmaniac The Life and Times of Layla the Ordinary remained a place not uite India and stereotypes about Goa and Goans abound Maria Aurora Couto's uniue blend of biography memoir and social history brings us the Goa behind the beaches and booze culture that is projected for the tourist and which has unfortunately come to define Goa for the vast majority outside the state Starting with an account of the immediate. Good Will vs Good HistoryMaria Aurora Couto lives with her husband in a beautiful old mansion in a most beautiful secluded spot in the Indian state of Goa formerly the major portion of Portuguese

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review Í Goa author Maria Couto Aftermath of Liberation Couto goes back and forth in time to examine the fundamental transformations in Goan society from 1510 when Afonso de Albuuerue conuered Goa up to the present Drawing upon the experiences of her own family and those of others both Hindu and Catholic she writes of the influences that have touched all Goansthe Luso Indian culture; conversion and the Inuisition; political and cultural changes in Europe such as the French Revolution and the ideals of republicanism; folk traditions music and the Konkani language; and ultimately freedom and integration with India In the. I was both elated and exasperated by this book Goa a daughter s story is a much researched book into the history religion culture and politics of Goa documenting it from its mythological creation