The Resource Identity and religion : foundations of anti-Islamism in India, Amalendu Misra

Identity and religion : foundations of anti-Islamism in India, Amalendu Misra

Label
Identity and religion : foundations of anti-Islamism in India
Title
Identity and religion
Title remainder
foundations of anti-Islamism in India
Statement of responsibility
Amalendu Misra
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Amalendu Misra shows that while some eminent nationalist leaders were implacably hostile to Muslims, even wholly secular ones were uneasy with India's Muslim past and had a generally unfavourable disposition towards both Muslims and Islam. The book explicates this by focusing on the writings of Vivekananda, Gandhi, Nehru and Savarkar supported by a wealth of examples from a wide range of contexts. It argues that the views of these four prominent individuals were heavily shaped by British historiography as well as their respective visions of independent India. The author goes on to suggest how
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
305.6/97/0954
Index
index present
LC call number
DS432.M84
LC item number
M57 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Identity and religion : foundations of anti-Islamism in India, Amalendu Misra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-257) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Vivekananda's Hindu regeneration project -- Gandhi and political Hinduism -- Nehru-the sceptical secularist -- Savarkar's discourse on radical ethno-nationalism -- The legacy of British historiography
Control code
ocn606501753
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788132103233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b27324813
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606501753
  • ebsco8132103238
System 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.

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