The Indian ideology

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Full title: The Indian ideology / Perry Anderson.
Main author: Anderson, Perry.
Format: Book           
Edition: Paperback edition.


Summary: "Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims. The Indian Ideology suggests that the roots of the current ills of the Republic go much deeper, historically. They lie, in the way the struggle for independence culminated in the transfer of power from British rule to Congress in a divided subcontinent, not least in the roles played by Gandhi as the great architect of the movement, and Nehru as his appointed successor, in the catastrophe of Partition. Only an honest reckoning with that disaster, Perry Anderson argues, offers an understanding of what has gone wrong with the Republic since Independence"--
Language: English
Published: London ; New York : Verso, 2013.
Classmark: JA320.54 /516873
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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN: 9781781682593
1781682593