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 The Eternal Dharma

Ariel Glucklich

in The Footsteps of Vishnu: A Historical Introduction to Hinduism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195314052
eISBN:
9780199871766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314052.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

The last chapter of the book looks at the religious and political developments in India after the arrival of the British colonialists. The chapter focuses primarily on the Hindu response to ... More


The Economy under Planning and After

Deepak Lal

in The Hindu Equilibrium: India c.1500 B.C. - 2000 A.D.

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199275793
eISBN:
9780191706097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275793.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ideas that shaped independent India's economic policy. Topics covered include Gandhi and Hind Swaraj, the rise of planning, agricultural growth, savings, capital inflows, ... 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


Maulana Azad, Islam and the Indian National Movement

Syeda Saiyidain Hameed

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199450466
eISBN:
9780199082902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450466.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was a scholar, intellectual, and nationalist who fought against British imperialists by drawing inspiration from the Koran. Twenty years before the freedom movement took hold ... More


Everyday Technology: Machines and the Making of India's Modernity

David Arnold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922027
eISBN:
9780226922034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922034.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1909 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, on his way back to South Africa from London, wrote his now-celebrated tract Hind Swaraj, laying out his vision for the future of India and famously rejecting the ... More


Prologue

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/9780195658279.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Prologue introduces Mahatma Gandhi and his ‘Passive Resistance’ technique, or the Satyagraha. It considers his doubts on the prospect of ending British rule in India and looks at the Hind Swaraj. ... More


Start of the Gandhian Era 1920–1928

Peter Heehs

in India's Freedom Struggle 1857-1947: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195627985
eISBN:
9780199080670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195627985.003.0008
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the Non-Co-operation Movement; the return of communalism; the Swaraj Party; other parties and movements; and the Simon Commission. In March 1920, Mahatma Gandhi issued a ... More


Swaraj Within a Year

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/9780195658279.003.0013
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter takes a look at Gandhi’s claim that Swaraj could be achieved within a year, provided that his programme gained sufficient responses. It first examines the main argument that was made ... More


M. K. Gandhi: A Postcolonial Voice

Paul Younger

in Teaching Religion and Violence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195372427
eISBN:
9780199949618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372427.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter describes a course taught in a Canadian university over a thirty year period. The majority of its students have been first and second generation immigrants from South Asia. The course ... More


Man versus Machine

B. R. Nanda

in Gandhi and his Critics

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195633634
eISBN:
9780199081332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195633634.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

Several critics who acknowledge Mahatma Gandhi as the leader of a revolutionary movement against British imperialism argue that his social outlook was reactionary. They claim that his pamphlet Hind ... More


Constitutional Politics (1922–29)

Jagannath Prasad Misra

in Madan Mohan Malaviya and the Indian Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199463756
eISBN:
9780199086405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463756.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines Madan Mohan Malaviya’s involvement in constitutional politics during the years 1922–29, particularly in the constitutional programme of contesting elections and carrying on the ... More


What did Gandhi stand for and what did he intend to achieve?

Nishikant Kolge

in Gandhi Against Caste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780199474295
eISBN:
9780199091089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199474295.003.0002
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

The second chapter aims to understand what, if not the caste system or varnashramadharma, was the basis of Gandhi’s ideal society and ideal form of organizing human society which he aspired to ... More


Coalition Politics in India: A Cultural Synergy or Political Expediency?

Bidyut Chakrabarty

in FORGING POWER: Coalition Politics in India

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195676761
eISBN:
9780199081554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195676761.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter explores the history of the coalition politics in India. Coalitions are articulated within an institutional framework, and two specific methods for this have been concretized in Indian ... More


The Foreigner in the Media

A.G. Noorani

in CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS AND CITIZENS' RIGHTS: An Omnibus Comprising Constitutional Questions in India and Citizens' Rights, Judges and State Accountability

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195678291
eISBN:
9780199080588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195678291.003.0114
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In principle, both print and electronic media in India must be free from state control and must belong to Indians alone. Sushma Swaraj, the country's Information and Broadcasting Minister, issued ... More


Conclusion: Is This Who We Want to Be?

Jeanne Morefield

in Empires Without Imperialism: Anglo-American Decline and the Politics of Deflection

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199387328
eISBN:
9780199345397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387328.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Conclusion begins by examining the narrative of “who we are” as it appears in the security speeches of President Barack Obama. It then reflects upon the kinds of critical discourses that, in the ... More


Political Revival

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0014
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter looks at Gandhi’s political revival in India as a result of Jamnalal’s efforts. The first section examines the hierarchy of the new Congress that was established in 1920–1 by Gandhi. It ... More


Business and Politics

B. R. Nanda

in In Gandhi’s Footsteps: The Life and Times of Jamnalal Bajaj

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663433
eISBN:
9780199081424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663433.003.0023
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the mixing of business with politics in the Indian context during the 1920s. It first studies the thesis that M.N. Roy presented in the 1920 Second Communist International, and ... More


The Circulation of Self-Rule

J. Barton Scott

in Spiritual Despots: Modern Hinduism and the Genealogies of Self-Rule

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226368672
eISBN:
9780226368702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226368702.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The conclusion turns to the writings of M. K. Gandhi, especially Hind Swaraj (1909), to draw together the several theoretical strands that run throughout Spiritual Despots. Gandhi, like his ... More


Leader of the Opposition

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter introduces the Swaraj Party, which defeated the British Indian Government with the help of the Legislative Assembly. The discussion starts with the Legislative Assembly, which reflected ... More


Rift in the Lute

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter looks at the formation of a rift within the Swaraj Party, which started with Tambe’s acceptance of a seat in the Governor’s executive council. It reviews the various activities and ... More


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