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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


Conclusion

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This concluding chapter sums up the key arguments and various interpretations of the Bhagavadgita as well as its role in the formation of the nationalist discourse in India. The results indicate that ... More


Introduction

Nagappa K. Gowda

in The Bhagavadgita in the Nationalist Discourse

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072065
eISBN:
9780199080748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072065.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The introduction discusses the importance of the Bhagavadgita in the nationalist discourse in India. No religious text has been as frequently invoked or as passionately deployed by Indian ... More


Nationalism, Recognition, and Family Formation

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

Centralizing states appropriated the authority of kin groups and ethnic and religious institutions over family life to varying degrees. The ways they regulated family and intimacy did not depend on ... More


Of Authenticity and Woman: Personal Narratives of Middle-Class Women in Modern China

Duara Prasenjit

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the representation of women in modern Chinese nationalist discourse and the subversion of such discourse by the women themselves. It describes the two very different ... More


The Patriot: Political Readings of Hindu Identity in the Tales of Shivaji, 1869–2001

James W. Laine

in Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195141269
eISBN:
9780199849543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141269.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

During the period of Bristish colonization, the British considered the political and cultural affairs of the nation in their concerns as they exiled the last peshwa and appointed a raja in 1818 ... More


Modernity and Indian Nationalism

Ramin Jahanbegloo

in India Revisited: Conversations on Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195689440
eISBN:
9780199080342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195689440.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

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 ... More


Conclusion: Re-theorizing Colonial Power

Law Wing Sang

in Collaborative Colonial Power: The Making of the Hong Kong Chinese

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099296
eISBN:
9789882206755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099296.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section argues that to reject historicism, the binary schema in colonial study as well as the associated location reductionism in colonial and post-colonial analysis involves a dual task: (a) ... More


Writing the Nation: The Emergence of Egypt in the Modern Arabic Novel

Jeff Shalan

in Literature and Nation in the Middle East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620739
eISBN:
9780748653102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620739.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on the relationship between culture and nationalism, based on the argument that it is from the field of culture that proponents of nationalism posit an idea of the nation as an ... More


Minority Accommodation, Cultural Mobilization, and Legal Practice: The Experiences of Muslim Law and Christian Law

Narendra Subramanian

in Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788786
eISBN:
9780804790901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788786.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter discusses the laws governing India's two largest religious minorities, Muslims and Christians. Policy makers retained distinct minority laws to accommodate minorities, but their limited ... More


Utopian Somatics and Nationalist Discourse

Joseph S. Alter

in The Wrestler's Body: Identity and Ideology in North India

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076976
eISBN:
9780520912175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076976.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at the way in which somatics translates into a nationalist discourse as the wrestler is cast in the role of perfect citizen. Wrestlers have a specific, overtly circumscribed ... More


Muslim Nationalism after Marcos

Thomas M. McKenna

in Muslim Rulers and Rebels: Everyday Politics and Armed Separatism in the Southern Philippines

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520210158
eISBN:
9780520919648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520210158.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the reinvigoration of electoral politics in Cotabato with the removal of the martial law regime and the collapse of the Marcos regime in 1986. It highlights the unprecedented ... More


Conclusion: Queering Representation

GerShun Avilez

in Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040122
eISBN:
9780252098321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040122.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter discusses the significance of the concept of representation to nationalist discourse. Representation in the political world and the idea of cultural representation both appear ... More


Gender, the Nationalist Imagination, War, and Peace

Nira Yuval-Davis

in Sites of Violence: Gender and Conflict Zones

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230729
eISBN:
9780520937055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230729.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter investigates the ways in which nationalist discourse is gendered and how this shapes and is affected by sexual divisions of labor in the military. It also argues that only rarely are ... More


Education for Nationalism

SHALINI ADVANI

in Schooling the National Imagination: Education, English, and the Indian Modern

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198062752
eISBN:
9780199080205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198062752.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the project of nation building that has lain at the heart of India's educational policy since 1947. Between the conflicting claims of the English speaking intelligentsia and the ... More


National Recognition and Community Acknowledgment

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter examines and explores an event called the Festival of Nations, which showcases a myriad of folk demonstrations that range from African American doll making to Iranian rug weaving. The ... More


Language and Identity in Modern Egypt

Reem Bassiouney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748689644
eISBN:
9780748697083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

How is language used in Egyptian public discourse to illuminate the collective identity of Egyptians? How does this identity relate to language form and content? This book explores these questions by ... More


Nature and Nation in Chinese Political Thought: The National Essence Circle in Early-Twentieth-Century China

Fa-ti Fan

in The Moral Authority of Nature

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226136806
eISBN:
9780226136820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226136820.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines an influential strand of discourse of Chinese nationalism in the first decade of the twentieth century, whose major voices included some of the foremost political thinkers of ... More


Conclusion

Robert Whitney and Graciela Chailloux Laffita

in Subjects or Citizens: British Caribbean Workers in Cuba, 1900-1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049052
eISBN:
9780813046723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049052.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The concluding chapter that revisits the book’s central arguments and suggests possibilities for future research.


Life Leaves Death Behind

Sandra Fahy

in Marching Through Suffering: Loss and Survival in North Korea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171342
eISBN:
9780231538947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171342.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes how the people who died during the North Korean Famine were attended to. It also looks into how the increased body count as the famine worsened raised alarm in society. Together ... More


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