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Nationalist movement in India : a reader

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction DS463.N38 2009x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  DS463.N38 2009x
Highlighting the pluralist nature of the Indian nation and its struggle for independence, this reader discusses all the debates related to the nationalist movement in India. The essays in this book - some of them classics, others more recent - will help to familiarize readers with thesedebates and are divided into eight sections: making of modern nationalism, role of Mahatma Gandhi, peasants and Gandhian mass movements, Muslim identity and political participation, nation, region, and caste, women in nationalist movement, capitalists, working class and nationalism, and the lastyears of British rule. The introduction provides a broad historical outline of the nationalist movement , highlight its various complexities and internal contradictions, and discuss the historiographical debates to contextualize the essays included in the volume. The volume also carries anannotated bibliography.
Additional Information
Subjects Nationalism -- India -- History.
Religion and politics -- India -- History.
India -- Politics and government.
Publisher New York :Oxford University Press,2009
Contributors Bandyopādhyāẏa, Śekhara.
Language English
Description xliii, 389 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [359]-378) and index.
ISBN 9780195698817
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