The Saffron Wave - Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India
Oxford University Press. 2001. (ISBN: 019565613x). Paperback. Book, 293 pp. Clean sound reading copy with unmarked text. previous owners initials printed neatly on the ffep. Secure packaging! In this book, Thomas Blom Hansen analyses the Indian receptivity to the right-wing Hindu nationalist party and its political wing, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which claims to create a polity based on ancient Hindu culture. Rather than interpreting Hindu nationalism as a mainly religious phenomenon, or a strictly political movement, the author places the BJP within the context of the larger tranformations of democratic governance in India.. a6. Good.
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