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The furies of Indian communalism : religion, modernity, and secularization

Author: Achin Vanaik
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Moving beyond purely theoretical considerations, he assesses India's political future, the possible obstacles to the development of communalism, and the forces that exist on the Left which might be brought into alliance to halt the march of chauvinism.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vanaik, Achin.
Furies of Indian communalism.
London ; New York : Verso, 1997
(OCoLC)643970081
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Achin Vanaik
OCLC Number: 1280838381
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 374 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Reflections on Communalism and Nationalism in India --
3. Religion, Modernity, Secularization --
4. Communalism, Hindutva, Anti-Secularists: The Conceptual Battleground --
5. Situating the Threat of Hindu Communalism: Problems with the Fascist Paradigm --
6. The Communalization of the Indian Polity.
Responsibility: Achin Vanaik.

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