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Author Paranjape, Makarand R., 1960-

Title Altered destinations : self, society, and nation in India / Makarand R. Paranjape
Published New Delhi : Anthem Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 196 pages)
Series Anthem South Asian studies
Anthem South Asian studies.
Contents Self, society and nation: Indian notions of responsibility -- 1857: the religious roots of Indian anti-imperialism -- Indian alernations: Aurobindo, Ambedkar and after -- Interrogating Indian post-nationalism: culture, citizenship and global futures -- Hindi Hain Hum: an account of Vibhashi's romance with the national language -- The case for Sanskrit as India's national language -- National education? problems and prospects -- Regaining the Indian eye -- Secularism vs. Hindu nationalism: interrogating the terms of debate -- Plurality, tolerance and religious conflict in India -- Towards a common future? An Indo-Pakistani story -- The availability of Mahatma Ghandi: towards a neo-Ghandian praxis
Summary 'Altered Destinations' addresses the complex interrelations of state, nation and identity in India through the medium of culture, and compellingly reframes the debate in the context of the Gandhian concept of swaraj
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-196)
Notes Print version record
Subject Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. Hinda svarāja.
Language and education -- India.
Nationalism -- India.
India -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1843317974
1843318032 (electronic bk.)
9781843318033 (electronic bk.)