Creating a Nationality: The Ramjanmabhumi Movement and Fear of the Self by Ashis Nandy

Creating a Nationality: The Ramjanmabhumi Movement and Fear of the Self

byAshis Nandy, Shikha Trivedy, Shail Mayaram

Paperback | June 1, 1997

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This book narrates how Ayodhya's inhabitants experienced the events that led up to and followed the destruction of the Babri Masjid, the end-product of a century's effort to convert Hindus into a 'proper' modern nation. Woven into the narrative is an analysis of the culture of communalconflict, the nature of organized mass violence, and the political psychology of Hindu nationalism.

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Ashis Nandy is at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi.

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Title:Creating a Nationality: The Ramjanmabhumi Movement and Fear of the SelfFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.46 × 5.51 × 0.43 inPublished:June 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195642716

ISBN - 13:9780195642711

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