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Radical equality : Ambedkar, Gandhi, and the risk of democracy

Author: Aishwary Kumar
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press (Bibliovault), [2015]
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on two foundational thinkers of the twentieth century, M.K. Gandhi and B.R. Ambedkar, this book examines how they radically adapted the secular, humanistic concept of equality to the struggle against empire in the Indian context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kumar, Aishwary.
Radical equality
(DLC) 2014033656
(OCoLC)889688525
Named Person: B R Ambedkar; Gandhi, Mahatma; B R Ambedkar; Gandhi, Mahatma
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aishwary Kumar
ISBN: 9780804794268 080479426X
OCLC Number: 908839907
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction : a global measure --
Spirits of satyagraha : a history of force --
Sacrifices : against the mystical foundation of authority --
Apotheosis of the unequal (1931) : Gandhi's harijan --
Freedom at the limits of the state : Annihilation of caste (1936) and constituent power --
Fascism, mastery, and measure --
A sunnyata proper to justice : Ambedkar, friendship, and finitude --
Epilogue : equality and its others.
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Responsibility: Aishwary Kumar.

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