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The Resource The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India

The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India

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The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Title
The Saffron Wave
Title remainder
Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The rise of strong nationalist and religious movements in postcolonial and newly democratic countries alarms many Western observers. In The Saffron Wave, Thomas Hansen turns our attention to recent events in the world's largest democracy, India. Here he analyzes Indian receptivity to the right-wing Hindu nationalist party and its political wing, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which claims to create a polity based on "ancient" Hindu culture. Rather than interpreting Hindu nationalism as a mainly religious phenomenon, or a strictly political movement, Hansen places the BJP within the context
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Hansen, Thomas Blom
Dewey number
  • 294.5/5/0954
  • 324.254082
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL1215.P65H36 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hinduism and politics
  • Nationalism
  • India
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • RELIGION
  • Hinduism and politics
  • Nationalism
  • Politics and government
  • India
Label
The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Instantiates
Publication
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
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
700686925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282457850
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx9hv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686925
Label
The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Publication
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
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
700686925
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (300 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282457850
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttx9hv
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686925

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