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Makers of Modern India

Edited by Ramachandra Guha

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$28.00 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674725966

Publication Date: 10/14/2013

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512 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

Not for sale in Indian subcontinent

  • Prologue
  • Thinking through India
  • Part One: The Opening of the Indian Mind
    • Introduction to Part One
    • 1. The First Liberal: Rammohan Roy
  • Part Two: Reformers and Radicals
    • Introduction to Part Two
    • 2. The Muslim Modernist: Syed Ahmad Khan
    • 3. The Agrarian Radical: Jotirao Phule
    • 4. The Liberal Reformer: G. K. Gokhale
    • 5. The Militant Nationalist: Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    • 6. The Subaltern Feminist: Tarabai Shinde
  • Part Three: Nurturing A Nation
    • Introduction to Part Three
    • 7. The Multiple Agendas of M. K. Gandhi
    • 8. The Rooted Cosmopolitan: Rabindranath Tagore
    • 9. The Annihilator of Caste: B. R. Ambedkar
    • 10. The Muslim Separatist: Muhammad Ali Jinnah
    • 11. The Radical Reformer: E. V. Ramaswami
    • 12. The Socialist Feminist: Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
    • 13. The Renewed Agendas of M. K. Gandhi
  • Part Four: Debating Democracy
    • Introduction to Part Four
    • 14. The Wise Democrat: B. R. Ambedkar
    • 15. The Multiple Agendas of Jawaharlal Nehru
    • 16. The Hindu Supremacist: M. S. Golwalkar
    • 17. The Indigenous Socialist: Rammanohar Lohia
    • 18. The Grassroots Socialist: Jayaprakash Narayan
    • 19. The Gandhian Liberal: C. Rajagopalachari
    • 20. The Defender of the Tribals: Verrier Elwin
  • Part Five: A Tradition Re-Affirmed
    • Introduction to Part Five
    • 21. The Last Modernist: Hamid Dalwai
  • Epilogue: India in the World
  • Guide to Further Reading
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index

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