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Author Devare, Aparna.

Title History and the making of a modern Hindu self / Aparna Devare
Published London ; New York ; New Delhi : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages)
Contents Introduction : historicizing the politics of history -- Exploring the contours of history and religion in colonial India -- Phule : historicizing mythology : a rationalist critique -- Phule : where history meets its other -- Ranade : using a modern historical gaze on India's past -- Ranade : dehistoricizing religion through a critical textual (re)interpretation and a faith-based critique -- Savarkar : history as a hegemonic world-view -- Savarkar : history, Hindutva and crafting a modern Hindu identity -- Conclusion : the limits of history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-226) and index
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Subject Phule, Jotīrāva Govindarāva, 1827-1890 -- Political and social views
Ranade, Mahadev Govind, Rao Bahadur, 1842-1901 -- Political and social views
Savarkar, Vinayak Damodar, 1883-1966 -- Political and social views
Phule, Jotīrāva Govindarāva, 1827-1890.
Ranade, Mahadev Govind, Rao Bahadur, 1842-1901.
Savarkar, Vinayak Damodar, 1883-1966.
Hinduism -- History.
Hindus -- India -- History
Identification (Religion)
Identification (Religion)
Political and social views.
RELIGION -- Hinduism -- General.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1136197087