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Language, religion and politics in North India

by Brass, Paul R.

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Published by Cambridge University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Language and languages -- Political aspects,
    • Religion and state -- India,
    • India -- Languages

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPaul R. Brass.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ220.L3 B67 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination467 p. :
      Number of Pages467
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5434648M
      ISBN 100521203244
      LC Control Number73082453

      Issues and instances of politics of religion. According to Paul R. Brass, three ideologies have been in contest for power in India since the late nineteenth century. These ideologies are Hindu nationalism, Muslim separatism and Secularism. Secularism seeks to unite India by doing away with religion from the centre of Indian Size: 46KB. (shelved 3 times as indian-politics) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

        Brass, P. R. (), Language, Religion and Politics in North India (London, Cambridge University Press). Caplan, L. (), Land and Social Change in East Nepal. A study of Hindutribal relations (London, Routledge Kegan Paul).Cited by: The Languages of Political Islam illuminates the diverse ways in which Islam, from the time of its arrival in India in the twelfth century through its height as the ruling theology to its decline, adapted to its new cultural context to become "Indianized." Muzaffar Alam shows that the adoption of Arabo-Persian Islam in India changed the manner in which Islamic rule and governance were .

        1. Mono-theo-lingualism: Religion, Language, and Subjectivity in Colonial North India 2. Hegel and the Comparative Imaginary of the West Part II. Theology as Cultural Translation 3. Sikhism and the Politics of Religion-Making 4. Violence, Mysticism, and the Capture of Subjectivity Part III. Postcolonial Exits 5. Ideologies of Sacred Sound 6. The phenomenon of caste has probably aroused more controversy than any other aspect of Indian life and thought. Susan Bayly's cogent and sophisticated analysis explores the emergence of the ideas, experiences and practices which gave rise to the so-called 'caste society' from the pre-colonial period to the end of the twentieth by:


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Language, Religion and Politics in North India 0th Edition by Paul Brass (Author) ISBN Cited by: This book is recognized as a classic study both of the politics of language and religion in India and of ethnic and nationalist movements in general.

It received overwhelmingly favorable reviews across disciplinary and international boundaries at first publication, characterized as "a masterly conceptual analysis of language, religion, ethnic groups, and nationhood", "a monumental 5/5(2).

Language, Religion, and Politics in North India This book, published inis concerned with the ways in which two powerful symbols of group identity, i.e. language and religion, have been manipulated by political elites to promote communal and national movements and with the consequences of such movements for the political cohesion of India.

This book is recognized as a classic study both of the politics of language and religion in India and of ethnic and nationalist movements in general. It received overwhelmingly favorable reviews across disciplinary and international boundaries at first publication, characterized as "a masterly Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Part I Introduction --Language, religion and group identities --Part II The Politics of Language --The Maithili movement in north Bihar --Part III The Politics of Language and Religion: Urdu and the Muslim Minority in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar --Muslim separation in.

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This book is composed of a series of articles Author: Tariq Rahman. Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. India is officially a secular state and has no state religion.

The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and ing to the census, % of the population of India practices Hinduism, % adheres to Islam, %. Language, religion and Politics: Urdu in Pakistan and North India with Urdu at the lower level and English at the higher one in parts of North India and present-day Pakistan.

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It is possible to know everything if you like start and read a reserve Language, Religion and Politics in North India. Such efforts continued across North India, with much success, except in Punjab, where Sikhs, with the force of their religion, were able to consolidate a counteracting force.

The next major step in Hindi’s journey came inwhen the Viceroy Lord Curzon recommended that Hindi should be accepted as official language (along with others) in. Professor Paul R. Brass notes in his book, Language, Religion and Politics in North India, The Hindi-Urdu controversy by its very bitterness demonstrates how little the objective similarities between language groups matter when people attach subjective significance to their languages.

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Factional Politics in an Indian State: The Congress Party in Uttar Pradesh. Berkeley, University of California. SELECTED ARTICLES. The traditional Nehruvian system is giving way to a less cohesive but a more active India, a country that has already become what it is against all the odds.

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Author Christophe Jaffrelot is Research Director at CNRS, Sciences Po and Professor of Indian Politics and Sociology at the King’s India Institute. Caste, Religion and Ethnicity in Indian Politics. India is pigeonholed by more ethnic and religious groups as compared to other countries of the world.

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LANGUAGE, RELIGION AND POLITICS IN NORTH INDIA. LANGUAGE, RELIGION AND POLITICS IN NORTH INDIA: Author: PAUL R BRASS: Summary: Publisher: LIGHTNING SOURCE UK LTD: Date: 18/03/ ISBN: Purchase/View This Book: To view further details on this specific book, or to purchase, simply enter the book's exact title into the .India - India - People: India is a diverse multiethnic country that is home to thousands of small ethnic and tribal groups.

That complexity developed from a lengthy and involved process of migration and intermarriage. The great urban culture of the Indus civilization, a society of the Indus River valley that is thought to have been Dravidian-speaking, thrived from roughly .Moving beyond the existing scholarship on language politics in north India which implicitly or explicitly focuses on Hindi–Urdu debates, this book examines the formation of the Maithili movement in the context of expansion of Hindi as the ‘national’ language.

For a long time, the Hindi–Urdu debate has provided an important source to critically asses various facets of the .