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Author Chudal, Alaka Atreya, author

Title A freethinking cultural nationalist : a life history of Rahul Sankrityayan / Alaka Atreya Chudal
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Summary This work is a biographical study of Mahapandit Rahul Sankrityayan (18931963), a well-known figure in the field of Buddhist studies and Hindi literature. It views Rahul Sankrityayan as he passes through the struggle of a life of changed identities and relating this to his status as a nationalist. The author observes Sankrityayans life and work within the wider frame of the Indian subcontinent during the first half of the 20th century
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on August 22, 2016)
Subject Sāṅkr̥tyāyana, Rāhula, 1893-1963.
Nationalists -- India -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199087259 (ebook)