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Messengers of Hindu nationalism : how the RSS reshaped India

Author: Walter K Andersen; Shridhar D Damle
Publisher: London : C. Hurst & Co, (Publishers) Ltd., 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charts the inexorable, long-term political objectives of the world's largest nationalist organisation, and its desire to re-engineer Indian society.
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Andersen, Walter K.
Messengers of Hindu nationalism.
London : C. Hurst & Co, (Publishers) Ltd., 2019
(OCoLC)1030605879
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter K Andersen; Shridhar D Damle
ISBN: 9781787382886 1787382885 9781787382893 1787382893
OCLC Number: 1104534738
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 405 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; 1. A Growing Involvement in the Policy Process; 2. Affiliates; 3. The RSS Overseas; 4. 'Indianizing Education'; 5. What Does Hindutva Mean?; 6. The Muslim Rashtriya Manch; 7. Jammu and Kashmir Quandary; 8. A Debate on Economic Self-Sufficiency; 9. China; 10. Ghar Wapsi (Homecoming); 11. Protecting the Cow; 12. A Ram Temple in Ayodhya; 13. A Rebellion in Goa; 14. Bihar Elections, 2015; Conclusion: The RSS; Appendix I: RSS Training Camps; Appendix II: Organizations Where RSS Swayamsevaks Are Active and Their Area of Work Appendix III: Growth in the Number of ShakhasAppendix IV: RSS Leadership; Appendix V: RSS Organization; Appendix VI: Parliamentary Performance of BJS/BJP; Appendix VII: Expansion of the Labour Affiliate, the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh; Appendix VIII: Goa State Assembly Results 2012, 2017; Appendix IX: The RSS Constitution; Notes
Responsibility: Walter Andersen and Shridhard D. Damle.

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Charts the inexorable, long-term political objectives of the world's largest nationalist organisation, and its desire to re-engineer Indian society.

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