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Title The makers of modern India / edited by Ramachandra Guha
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011

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Description xi, 500 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The first liberal : Rammohun Roy -- The Muslim modernist : Syed Ahmad Khan -- The agrarian radical : Jotirau Phule -- The liberal reformer : G. K. Gokhale -- The militant nationalist : B. G. Tilak -- The subaltern feminist : Tarabai Shinde -- The multiple agendas of M. K. Gandhi -- The rooted cosmopolitan : Rabindranath Tagore -- The annihilator of caste : B. R. Ambedkar -- The Muslim separatist : M. A. Jinnah -- The radical reformer : E. V. Ramaswamy -- The socialist feminist : Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay -- The renewed agendas of M. K. Gandhi -- The wise democrat : B. R. Ambedkar -- The multiple agendas of Jawaharlal Nehru -- The Hindu supremacist : M. S. Golwalkar -- The indigenous socialist : Rammanohar Lohia -- The grassroots socialist : Jayaprakash Narayan -- The Gandhian liberal : C. Rajagopalachari -- The defender of the triblas : Verrier Elwin -- The last modernist : Hamid Dalwai -- Epilogue : India in the world
Summary collects for the first time the writings of 19 of India's foremost thinker-activists, ranging from legends like Gandhi and Nehru to pioneering subaltern and feminist thinkers. Out of these speeches and writings Guha has built the first major anthology of Indian social and political thought
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Political culture -- India -- History -- 18th century -- Sources.
Political culture -- India -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Political culture -- India -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.
Politicians -- India -- Biography.
India -- Politics and government -- 18th century -- Sources.
India -- Politics and government -- 19th century -- Sources.
India -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Guha, Ramachandra.
LC no. 2010034625
ISBN 9780674052468 (hbk.)