Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

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Overview


Building on her connections with the Indian National Movement and Mahatma Gandhi, this volume analyses Halide Edip's description of India and its bearing on her life. It explores several aspects of Edip's career in India including the questions she confronts on gender, modernity, freedom movement, Gandhian movement, religion and politics, and everyday life. At another level, the volume identifies common currents of history and experience between India and Turkey. It explores a number of issues of tremendous significance for the histories of liberation struggles and nation building in the Third World in general and Muslim/Islamic world in particular.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198063322
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 2/1/2010
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.51 (w) x 8.46 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Mushirul Hasan is Professor of History and Vice Chancellor, Jamia Milia Islamia.

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface

1.Introduction: Images of Turkey
2. The New Life
3. Women, Gender and Modernity
4. Against the Common Enemy: Crises and New Beginnings 1912-1922
5.In Defence of the Realm
6. A Negotiated Landscape: Istanbul to Dilli
7. Borders and Those Who Crossed Them: Halide Edip Comes to India
8. Finding Gandhi
9. Religion and Politics in the Everyday
10. The Idea of the East and West: Debate with Iqbal
11. The Legend Lives on

Appendix 1. On Turkish Women; To my Armenian Brethren

Appendix 2. Some Turkish Friends
Chronology of Events
Bibliography
Index
1. List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction: Images of Turkey;

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