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  • ISBN 0195663306
  • ISBN13 978-0195663303
  • Language English
  • Author Bidyut Chakrabarty
  • Publisher Oxford University Press (March 27, 2003)
  • Pages 327
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  • Category History
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This collection of seminal essays provides a useful and stimulating introduction to the debates surrounding identity-politics in modern India. Through the selected articles, each of which discusses different aspects of the central debate, the volume stresses the need to stay away from an 'essentialist' definition of identity, a view particularly significant in India today; and it concludes that communal identity, though imagined and constructed, is nevertheless not unreal.

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Debates in Indian History.

Publisher : Oxford University Press India. Debates in Indian History.

By the early twentieth century, the massive bureaucratic machinery of the Raj had generated . The question of identity in India today New Delhi: 146–76.

By the early twentieth century, the massive bureaucratic machinery of the Raj had generated an enormous output of documentations in which jati and varna were used as basic units of identification. Two key themes have been identified in the vast array of regional ethnographic surveys, population censuses and other official and quasi-official writing. Two distinct models of caste society had come into operation in the centuries immediately preceding the British conquest, with a leading role being played by the rulers of the precolonial period. 6 - Caste debate and the emergence of Gandhian nationalism.

Communal Identity in India. Its Construction and Articulation in the Twentieth Century. 9780195677027 Paperback 03 November 2011 Debates in Indian History and Society. 9780195673418 Paperback 13 January 2005 Debates in Indian History and Society. 9780195692006 Paperback 27 September 2007 Debates in Indian History and Society. The Decline of the Mughal Empire.

This collection of seminal essays provides a useful and stimulating introduction to the debates surrounding identity politics in modern India.

In B. Chakrabarty (E., Communal Identity in India: Its construction and articulation in the Twentieth Century. Identity construction and political activity: beyond rational actor theory. The British Journal of Social Psychology, 43, 339–356. Delhi: Oxford University Press. Hopkins, . & Kahani-Hopkins, V. (2009). Reconceptualising ‘extremism’ and ‘moderation’: from categories of analysis to categories of practice in the construction of collective identity. The British Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 99–113. & Reicher, S. (2005).

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In her latest book, Niraja Gopal Jayal endeavors to ‘document the Indian idea of the citizen across the twentieth century .

In her latest book, Niraja Gopal Jayal endeavors to ‘document the Indian idea of the citizen across the twentieth century, primarily as a relation between the individual and the state, but also as a relation between citizens’ (p. 2). She disentangles the many meanings-with. Jayal, Niraja Gopal (2013) Citizenship and its Discontents: An Indian History, Cambridge & London: Harvard University Press, and New Delhi: Permanent Black, 376 pages. Text Bibliography Notes References About the author.

com Product Description (ISBN 0195663306, Hardcover). This collection of seminal essays provides a useful and stimulating introduction to the debates surrounding identity-politics in modern India. Through the selected articles, each of which discusses different aspects of the central debate, the volume stresses the need to stay away from an 'essentialist' definition of identity, a view particularly significant in India today; and it concludes that communal identity, though imagined and constructed, is nevertheless not unreal

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