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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


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


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


Swaraj in Ideas of God, Man and Nature

J.P.S. Uberoi

Khalid Tyabji (ed.)

in Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199495986
eISBN:
9780199099825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495986.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter develops further the Gandhian proposition of swaraj in ideas and culture. It discusses the Orientalist–Anglicist debate in relation to education in India and Gandhiji’s proposition of a ... 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


Gandhi and the Raj

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/9780195633634.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

Both British statesmen and Indian leaders claimed that India would have a hard time achieving self-government. However, Mahatma Gandhi proved them all wrong. After spending twenty years in South ... 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


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


Two Meanings of Swaraj

Anthony J. Parel

in Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491451
eISBN:
9780190491475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491451.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes Gandhi’s distinction between political swaraj and spiritual swaraj. The meaning of political swaraj evolved gradually: as home rule in 1909, parliamentary swaraj in 1921, purna ... 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


Moral Imperfection: An Ethics for Democracy

Leela Gandhi

in The Common Cause: Postcolonial Ethics and the Practice of Democracy, 1900-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226019871
eISBN:
9780226020075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020075.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introduction sets the stage for the explorations that follow in subsequent chapters of the book. It traces the emergence of shared perfectionist values across fascism, imperialism, and ... More


Pax Gandhiana: The Political Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi

Anthony J. Parel

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190491451
eISBN:
9780190491475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491451.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Gandhi’s political philosophy concerns the peaceful political order—Pax Gandhiana. Its main contention is that peace cannot be achieved by politics alone. Peace requires the confluence of the four ... More


Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

J.P.S. Uberoi

Khalid Tyabji (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199495986
eISBN:
9780199099825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495986.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Seamless in approach and rigour of method and seated very much in the post-modern present, this book spans a wide spectrum of historical periods, cultures, religions, regions and politics. This is a ... 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


Science and Swaraj

J.P.S. Uberoi

Khalid Tyabji (ed.)

in Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199495986
eISBN:
9780199099825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495986.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This opening chapter sets the stage for the approach held throughout the book of a Gandhian swarajist attitude of independence in the sociology of knowledge and with regard to the theories and ... More


The Sciences and the Arts in the University

J.P.S. Uberoi

Khalid Tyabji (ed.)

in Mind and Society: From Indian Studies to General Sociology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780199495986
eISBN:
9780199099825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199495986.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

In this chapter there is further development of the theme of the Anglicist–Orientalist debate in India with reference to education, this time with particular reference to the modern university as it ... More


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