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Modernity and Indian Nationalism

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195689440
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080342 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0005
Modernity and Indian Nationalism

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In this interview, Partha Chatterjee discusses the concepts of modernity and Indian nationalism. The author of Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World, Chatterjee shares his views on the evolution of Indian nationalism and discourse in the evolution of the nationalist discourse. He also discusses Indian modernity and provides an analysis of the failure of Indian élites and the rise of popular politics.

Keywords: modernity; nationalism; Partha Chatterjee; Nationalist Thought and the Colonial World; nationalist discourse; popular politics; Indian élites

Chapter.  1956 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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