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Altered destinations [electronic resource] : self, society, and nation in India / Makarand R. Paranjape.

By: Paranjape, Makarand R, 1960-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Anthem South Asian studies: Publisher: New Delhi : Anthem Press, 2009 (2010 printing)Description: 1 online resource (xv, 196 p.).ISBN: 9781843318033 (electronic bk.); 1843318032 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nationalism -- India | Language and education -- India | India -- Politics and government | Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. Hinda svar�aja | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Ideologies -- Nationalism | Kulturelle Identit�at | Nationalismus | Indien | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Altered destinations.DDC classification: 320.54 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Self, society and nation: Indian notions of responsibility -- 1857: the religious roots of Indian anti-imperialism -- Indian alernations: Aurobindo, Ambedkar and after -- Interrogating Indian post-nationalism: culture, citizenship and global futures -- Hindi Hain Hum: an account of Vibhashi's romance with the national language -- The case for Sanskrit as India's national language -- National education? problems and prospects -- Regaining the Indian eye -- Secularism vs. Hindu nationalism: interrogating the terms of debate -- Plurality, tolerance and religious conflict in India -- Towards a common future? An Indo-Pakistani story -- The availability of Mahatma Ghandi: towards a neo-Ghandian praxis.
Summary: 'Altered Destinations' addresses the complex interrelations of state, nation and identity in India through the medium of culture, and compellingly reframes the debate in the context of the Gandhian concept of swaraj.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [193]-196).

Self, society and nation: Indian notions of responsibility -- 1857: the religious roots of Indian anti-imperialism -- Indian alernations: Aurobindo, Ambedkar and after -- Interrogating Indian post-nationalism: culture, citizenship and global futures -- Hindi Hain Hum: an account of Vibhashi's romance with the national language -- The case for Sanskrit as India's national language -- National education? problems and prospects -- Regaining the Indian eye -- Secularism vs. Hindu nationalism: interrogating the terms of debate -- Plurality, tolerance and religious conflict in India -- Towards a common future? An Indo-Pakistani story -- The availability of Mahatma Ghandi: towards a neo-Ghandian praxis.

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'Altered Destinations' addresses the complex interrelations of state, nation and identity in India through the medium of culture, and compellingly reframes the debate in the context of the Gandhian concept of swaraj.

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