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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
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Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
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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
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The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
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The Saffron Wave : Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s2fq
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online resource
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1 online resource (300 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781400823055
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