Democracy, Nationalism, And Communalism: The Colonial Legacy In South Asia, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Democracy, Nationalism, And Communalism

The Colonial Legacy In South Asia, 1st Edition

By Asma Barlas

Routledge

242 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL054000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / Asian
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies