Legacy Of A Divided Nation: India's Muslims From Independence To Ayodhya, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Legacy Of A Divided Nation

India's Muslims From Independence To Ayodhya, 1st Edition

By Mushirul Hasan

Routledge

384 pages

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Description

This book is regarded as a personal manifesto, a statement through the history of partition and its aftermath, of the values which India's Muslims should cherish and of the national priorities they should promote. It provides the reference-point for understanding India's Partition and its legacy.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Myth of Muslim Unity: Colonial and National Narratives 3. Making a Separate Nation 4. India Partitioned: The Other Face of Freedom 5. Secularism: The Post-colonial Predicament 6. Forging Secular Identities 7. Redefining Boundaries: Modernist Interpretations and the New 'Intellectual Structures' 8. Empowering Differences: Political Actions, Sectarian Violence and the Retreat of Secularism 9. Ayodhya and its Consequences: Reappraising Minority Identity

Subject Categories

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