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Author Gould, William, 1973-

Title Hindu nationalism and the language of politics in late colonial India / William Gould
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 302 pages)
Series Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 11
Cambridge studies in Indian history and society ; 11
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Glossary; Abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 Congress and the Hindu nation: symbols, rhetoric and action; 3 Muslims, mass movements and untouchable uplift; 4 The Aryan Congress: history, youth and the 'Hindu race'; 5 Congress radicals and Hindu militancy; 6 Congress 'Raj', riots and Muslim mass contact; 7 Congress, Pakistan and volunteer militarism; 8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary William Gould explores the nature of Hindu nationalism as an ideology and political language. Using an array of historical sources, he demonstrates how Hindu nationalist ideology affected the secularist Congress in Uttar Pradesh on the eve of Independence, and how these ideologies fostered tensions between Hindus and Muslims
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 276-286) and index
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Subject Indian National Congress.
Nationalism -- India.
Religion and politics -- India.
Secularism -- India.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003065618
ISBN 051119384X
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