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Origins of Nationality in South Asia: Patriotism and Ethical Government in the Making of Modern India
     

Origins of Nationality in South Asia: Patriotism and Ethical Government in the Making of Modern India

by C. A. Bayly
 

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This book considers the ideological and institutional antecedents of mature Indian nationalism. It argues that patriotism is a useful concept with which to understand India in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It includes essays on swadeshi, Indian resistance, and "communalism."

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This book considers the ideological and institutional antecedents of mature Indian nationalism. It argues that patriotism is a useful concept with which to understand India in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It includes essays on swadeshi, Indian resistance, and "communalism."

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"An important contribution to Indian studies. Upper-division undergraduates and above."—Choice

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ISBN-13:
9780195644579
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/08/1999
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

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