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Author Tejani, Shabnum

Title Indian secularism : a social and intellectual history, 1890-1950 / Shabnum Tejani
Published Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 302 pages) : maps
Contents Introduction -- I. Nationalism. A Hindu community in Maharashtra? Cow protection, ganpati festivals, and music before Mosques 1893-1894 ; Regionalism to nationalism: Swadeshi and the new patriotism in Maharashtra 1905-1910 -- II. Communalism. From 'religious community' to 'communal minority': Muslims and the debates around constitutional reform 1906-1909 ; The question of Muslim autonomy: the Khilafat movement and the separation of Sind 1919-1932 -- III. Secularism. From untouchable to Hindu: Gandhi, Ambedkar, and the depressed classes question 1932 ; From nationalism to secularism: defining the secular citizen 1946-1950
Summary Tracing the social, political, and intellectual genealogies of the concepts of secularism and communalism from the late nineteenth century until the ratification of the Indian constitution in 1950, she shows how secularism came to be bound up with ideas about nationalism and national identity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-296) and index
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Subject Communalism -- India -- History -- 20th century
Hinduism
Nationalism -- India -- Religious aspects
Religion and politics -- India -- History -- 20th century
Secularism -- India -- History -- 20th century
Communalism.
HISTORY / Asia / India & South Asia
Hinduism.
Nationalism -- Religious aspects.
Religion and politics.
Säkularismus
Secularism.
India.
Indien
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253058325
0253058333
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9780253058331