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Democracy, Nationalism, And Communalism
The Colonial Legacy In South Asia





ISBN 9780367011819
Published April 18, 2019 by Routledge
254 Pages

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Book Description

This book draws out the reasons for the emergence of divergent political practices in India and their meaning for democracy, nationalism and communalism. It explores the social origins of modern South Asian politics and the Janus-faced nature of the British colonial legacy in South Asia.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Democracy, Nationalism, and Communalism: A Gramscian Approach 3. The Colonial State and Democracy, Nationalism, and Communalism 4. Colonial Hindu Politics: Democracy, Nationalism, and Communalism 5. Colonial Muslim Politics: Democracy, Nationalism, and Communalism 6. Conclusion

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