Subaltern Studies: Writings on South Asian History and Society

Subaltern Studies: Writings on South Asian History and Society

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Overview

Nation, community, religion, and language are the main themes which run through this volume of Subaltern Studies. Among the topics discussed in Volume VII are the identification of the narrative modes though which the nationalist consciousness in India imagined a historical past for the nation, a look at the way the new middle class of Calcutta constructed the figure of Sri Ramakrishna, the use of caste sanctions in the Swadeshi and Non-cooperation movements, and the writings of Tagore, Gandhi and Nehru.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195633627
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/28/1994
Series: Oxford India Paperbacks Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.63(d)

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