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Beyond belief : India and the politics of postcolonial nationalism

Author: Srirupa Roy
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2007.
Series: Politics, history, and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysing India during the first two decades following its foundation as a sovereign nation-state in 1947, this text explores how nationalists are turned into nationals, subjects into citizens, and the colonial state into a sovereign nation-state.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roy, Srirupa.
Beyond belief.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608352776
Named Person: Jawaharlal Nehru; Jawaharlal Nehru; Jawaharlal Nehru; Jawaharlal Nehru
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Srirupa Roy
ISBN: 9780822339847 0822339846 9780822340010 0822340011 9780822389910 0822389916
OCLC Number: 73742614
Description: xiii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Imagining institutions, instituting diversity : toward a theory of nation-state formation --
Moving pictures : the Films Division of India and the visual practices of the nation-state --
Marching in time : Republic Day parades and the ritual practices of the nation-state --
Indian darkness : science, development, and the needs discourse of the nation-state --
Cities of hope : steel townships and the spatial practices of the nation-state --
Conclusion : after midnight.
Series Title: Politics, history, and culture.
Responsibility: Srirupa Roy.
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