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Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

A. Raghuramaraju

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book elucidates the debate between Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi, V.D. Savarkar and Gandhi, and Sri Aurobindo and Krishnachandra Bhattacharyya. It also compares and contrasts for the ... More


Mahatma Gandhi and the Nationalist Discourse of Civilization

Sabyasachi Bhattacharya

in TALKING BACK: The Idea of Civilization in the Indian Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075042
eISBN:
9780199080816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075042.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines Gandhi’s ideas on Indian civilization through Hind Swaraj (1909). India, Gandhi said, need not have the expulsion of the British as the aim; it could accommodate them, but not ... More


In the Footsteps of Gandhi

Mushirul Hasan

in Between Modernity and Nationalism: Halide Edip's Encounter with Gandhi's India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063322
eISBN:
9780199080502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063322.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on Halide’s admiration for Mahatma Gandhi. As Gandhi’s best interpreter in Turkey, Halide wanted to study his ideas seriously, for he offered one of the ways for the West to ... More


The Gandhian Mazzini: Democratic Nationalism, Self-rule, and Non-violence

Fabrizio de Donno

in Giuseppe Mazzini and the Globalization of Democratic Nationalism, 1830-1920

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264317
eISBN:
9780191734472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264317.003.0020
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores Mahatma Gandhi's engagement with Mazzinian ideas. It seeks to address the ways in which Giuseppe Mazzini and his doctrine became ‘Gandhian’; that is, how they were appropriated ... More


Postscript: ICT and Mahatma Gandhi

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in India's Culture: The State, the Arts, and Beyond

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060635
eISBN:
9780199080250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060635.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Indian civilization is deep-rooted and far-reaching. There were four encounters that have been seminal in Indian civilization. Each of these four civilizational encounters has deeply influenced the ... More


Gandhi's Challenge to BHU: Boycott of BHU and Nationalist Education

Leah Renold

in A Hindu Education: Early Years of the Banaras Hindu University

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195674835
eISBN:
9780199081493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195674835.003.0004
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at the contrasting responses of Mahatma Gandhi and Pandit Malaviya towards colonialism. It states that while Gandhi and Malaviya were both champions of nationalism, they had ... More


Gandhi and Jawaharlal

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru were at odds during the crisis in the Congress leadership in 1936. However, this was not the first time that the two men had differed. They clashed in 1922 over ... More


The Third Phase (1930–1943): From the Round Table Conferences to the ‘Quit India’ Movement

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India, considered a proposal by Lieutenant-Colonel Terence Keyes for a federal form of government to address the wave of nationalistic fervour sweeping the country. ... More


Swami and Mahatma Paradigms: State and Civil Society

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The impact of colonialism on the Indian mind may be confined to mere ‘surface deterioration’ and it may be ‘potentially what it was’. The relation between Mahatma Gandhi and the pre-modern societies ... More


Nehru and Bose

B. R. Nanda

in Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and Statesman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195645866
eISBN:
9780199081363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195645866.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Next to Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and Subhas Bose were the most charismatic figures among India’s nationalist leaders in the inter-war years. They seemed to have many similarities. Both came ... More


The Second Phase (1907–1930): From the Morley–Minto Reforms to the Salt March

Amales Tripathi

in Indian National Congress and the Struggle for Freedom: 1885-1947

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198090557
eISBN:
9780199082919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090557.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

After the Surat debacle, the Moderates implemented a new administrative structure for the Indian National Congress (INC) that was essentially anti-Extremist. The structure included a clause that ... More


Gandhi on the Periphery of Politics

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi: Pan-Islamism, Imperialism and Nationalism in India

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195658279
eISBN:
9780199081394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195658279.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s return to India and his exclusion from the political stage. Gandhi led the Indian immigrants in South Africa in their fight against racial discrimination. The chapter ... More


Reading Rajas and Tamas

A. Raghuramaraju

in Modernity in Indian Social Theory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070122
eISBN:
9780199080014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070122.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter analyses how certain accepted readings and understandings of the writings of contemporary Indian thinkers, notably Mahatma Gandhi, on crucial issues like non-violence, restricted, even ... More


Savarkar and Gandhi: From Politicizing Religion to Spiritualizing Politics

A. Raghuramaraju

in Debates in Indian Philosophy: Classical, Colonial, and Contemporary

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693027
eISBN:
9780199080359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693027.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter highlights the debate between V.D. Savarkar and Mahatma Gandhi on the relation between religion and politics in contemporary Indian society. It also demolishes the opposition posited ... More


Three Disciples

B. R. Nanda

in In Search of Gandhi: Essays and Reflections

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195672039
eISBN:
9780199081417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195672039.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This essay talks about the three closest disciples of Mahatma Gandhi. They are small-town lawyer Mahadev Desai; US-trained economist J.C. Kumarappa; and Mirabehn, the daughter of a British admiral. ... More


Mahatma Gandhi and India

Halidé Edib

in Inside India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195699999
eISBN:
9780199080540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195699999.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

To understand how the forces influenced Mahatma Gandhi, the formative processes of his life must be examined. The first stage of this process is Mahatma Gandhi's childhood. His father, Kaba Gandhi, ... More


The Builders

Balmiki Prasad Singh

in Bahudhā and the Post 9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693553
eISBN:
9780199080328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693553.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The establishment of British rule brought India in direct contact with Christianity and English education which led to fresh awakening. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the emergence of ... More


The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Nagappa Gowda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Bhagavadgita has lent itself to several readings to defend or contest various views on life, morality, and metaphysics. It has played an important role in the formation of nationalist discourse ... More


Forging an All-India Public Sphere: The Mature Stage, 1928–31

Michael Mann

in Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation Building in British India, 1850-1930

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199472178
eISBN:
9780199088843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199472178.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

In British India the question of being a nation was again on the political agenda of Indian nationalists at the end of the 1920s. Communist agitation as well as British Indian trade union movements, ... More


Constitutional Morality

André Béteille

in Democracy and Its Institutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198080961
eISBN:
9780199082049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198080961.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Constitutional morality is important for constitutional laws to be effective. Without constitutional morality, the operation of a constitution tends to become arbitrary, erratic, and capricious. This ... More


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