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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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ISBN:
9780195673418
Editor:
Chakrabarty, Bidyut
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Chakrabarty, Bidyut
Author:
Chakrabarty, Bidyut
Subject:
India
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Asia - India
Subject:
History, World | India
Subject:
World History - India
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford India Paperbacks
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 b/w illus.
Pages:
340
Dimensions:
8.54x5.86x.66 in. .84 lbs.

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