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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


Ethnic Entrepreneurs and the Construction of Group Grievance: Tuva, Mari El, and Komi Compared

Giuliano Elise

in Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter examines how group grievances develop among people with ethnic minority identities. It begins by comparing all the issues in the founding documents of nationalist movements in seven ... More


Rebirth of the Palestinian National Movement

Yezid Sayigh

in Armed Struggle and the Search for State: The Palestinian National Movement, 1949-1993

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296430
eISBN:
9780191685224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296430.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Arab Nationalists Movement (ANM) and the Palestinian National Liberation Movement were the most influential of the many clandestine groups that emerged among the scattered Palestinian communities in ... More


Nationalist Movements in Comparative Perspective

Michael Keating

in The Modern SNP: From Protest to Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748639908
eISBN:
9780748672080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639908.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter presents a description of nationalist movements. Nationalism is a continual argument over the locus and meaning of political authority. Global interdependence has not entailed the ... More


Islamic Modernism, Political Reform and the Arabisation of Education: The Relationship between Moroccan Nationalists and al-Azhar University

Ann Wainscott

in Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina and al-Mustafa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696857
eISBN:
9781474412247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696857.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter studies the impact of al Azhar University on the Moroccan nationalist movement and specifically its independence leader Allal al Fasi, whose ten-year exile in Egypt exposed him to the ... More


Prologue: Arguing about (the Irish) Race

Bruce Nelson

in Irish Nationalists and the Making of the Irish Race

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153124
eISBN:
9781400842230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153124.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the issue of race and the controversy it has generated over the last several decades. It then sets out the book's focus, namely the evolution of Irish ... More


Flames and Shrines: The Serbian Church and Serbian Nationalist Movement in the 1980s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter starts with a brief account of Albanian anti‐Serbian activities (attacks on Serbian sacred places and monuments, said to be fuelled by religious hatred) in Kosovo in the 1980s. It then ... More


Polity and Society in British India

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/9780199275793.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses the question of whether the British succeeded in altering the living conditions of the mass of the Indian people, and whether this latest foreign assault on the Hindu ... More


The Debate on Gandhian Ideas

Benjamin Zachariah

in Developing India: An Intellectual and Social History, c. 1930-50

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670585
eISBN:
9780199081639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670585.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the ways in which Gandhian ideas were sought to be justified by Gandhians before an audience of intellectuals, who were the main protagonists in debates on ‘development’ in the ... More


Variation in Mass Nationalism across Russia’s Republics

Giuliano Elise

in Constructing Grievance: Ethnic Nationalism in Russia's Republics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447457
eISBN:
9780801460722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter focuses on the emergence of opposition nationalist movements in Russia's republics. It first compares the level of mass support for nationalism in each of Russia's sixteen republics, ... More


The Peace Corps, Population Control, and Cultural Nationalist Resistance in 1960s Bolivia

Molly Geidel

in Peace Corps Fantasies: How Development Shaped the Global Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816692217
eISBN:
9781452952468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692217.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Moving to a closer study of the 1960s Peace Corps’ on-the-ground impact, the last chapter chronicles the agency’s work in and expulsion from Bolivia. It surveys the network of military and civilian ... More


Growing up nationalist

Carrie Hamilton

in Women and ETA: The Gender Politics of Radical Basque Nationalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075452
eISBN:
9781781700754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075452.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the role of the family in the history of the Basque nationalist movement in the post-Civil War period, looking at the reproduction of Basque nationalism in the 1940s and 1950s, ... More


Land and Revolution: Nationalist Politics in the West of Ireland 1891-1921

Fergus Campbell

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273249
eISBN:
9780191706387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273249.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the 1890s, most of the inhabitants of the west of Ireland experienced great poverty and hardship, living as they did on farms that were too small to provide them with a reasonable standard of ... More


The hero's story: the male leader's autobiography and the syntax of postcolonial nationalism

Elleke Boehmer

in Stories of Women: Gender and Narrative in the Postcolonial Nation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068782
eISBN:
9781781701898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068782.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Narratives give form to and legitimate the process of post-colonial and national coming-into-being. In nationalist movements in India and Africa, leaders' tales operate as inaugural symbolic texts ... More


Harlem’s Natural Soul”: Selling Black Beauty to the Diaspora in the Early 1960s

Tanisha C. Ford

in Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625157
eISBN:
9781469625171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625157.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter centers on Harlem in the early 1960s to demonstrate how young Black Nationalists helped make soul style cool for everyday black women. Focusing on the African Jazz Art Society (AJAS) and ... More


A Struggle for Sovereignty

Abdel Razzaq Takriti

in Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965-1976

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674435
eISBN:
9780191752353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674435.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

This chapter discusses the origins of the Dhufari revolutionary movement. It discusses its beginnings in exile in the 1950s accounting for the responses of Dhufari migrant youth to the colonial ... More


The Ewe Question: Origins and Impact, 1945–1949

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The new post-war commitment of Colonial Offices in France and Britain to economic development and social welfare emerged alongside a growing African interest in political and constitutional change. ... More


A “Do-Nothing” Organization? The Catholic Association, 1934–1974

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Catholic Association (CA) was the first organized lay movement in the Catholic Church in colonial Zimbabwe. While African laymen founded the organization, Jesuit and clerical understandings of ... More


Defending the Nation: Militarism, Women’s Empowerment, and the Hindu Right

Meera Sehgal

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter describes paramilitary camps in India in which middle-class, urban Hindu women's gender identities are deployed to support interethnic violence and militarization. The instruction and ... More


The Cypriot Enosis Movement and EOKA (1945–1959)

Eitan Y. Alimi, Chares Demetriou, and Lorenzo Bosi

in The Dynamics of Radicalization: A Relational and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199937707
eISBN:
9780190236601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937707.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The chapter analyzes the episode of contention of the Greek nationalist Enosis movement in Cyprus from the mid-1940s through the 1950s. It focuses on how and when groups within the movement gradually ... More


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