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""Nation-state"" and Minority Rights in India : Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities

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""Nation-state"" and Minority Rights in India : Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities
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""Nation-state"" and Minority Rights in India
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Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities
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eng
Summary
The blood-laden birth-pangs of the Indian ""nation-state"" undoubtedly had a bearing on the contentious issue of group rights for cultural minorities. Indeed, the trajectory of the concept 'minority rights' evolved amidst multiple conceptualizations, political posturing and violent mobilizations and outbursts. Accommodating minority groups posed a predicament for the fledgling ""nation-state"" of post-colonial India. This book compares and contrasts Muslim and Sikh communities in pre- and post-Partition India. Mapping the evolving discourse on minority rights, the author looks at the
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Fazal, Tanweer
Dewey number
323.154
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Minorities
  • Nationalism
  • Muslims
  • Sikhs
  • Minorities
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""Nation-state"" and Minority Rights in India : Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities
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BibliographyIndex
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multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: the 'nation- state' and its citizens; 2 Nationalism, minority rights and the public sphere: the terms of an emerging discourse; 3 Qaum, millat and ummah: liminality in the Muslim identity discourse; 4 Beyond hybridity: evolution of a Sikh exclusive identity; from panth to qaum; 5 Muslim perceptions: nation, identity and rights; 6 Sikh narratives: nationhood and its discontents; 7 Concluding remarks: comparative perspectives on Muslim and Sikh identities; Glossary
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ocn886110805
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1 online resource (235 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781322031682
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Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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(OCoLC)886110805
Label
""Nation-state"" and Minority Rights in India : Comparative Perspectives on Muslim and Sikh Identities
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
BibliographyIndex
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: the 'nation- state' and its citizens; 2 Nationalism, minority rights and the public sphere: the terms of an emerging discourse; 3 Qaum, millat and ummah: liminality in the Muslim identity discourse; 4 Beyond hybridity: evolution of a Sikh exclusive identity; from panth to qaum; 5 Muslim perceptions: nation, identity and rights; 6 Sikh narratives: nationhood and its discontents; 7 Concluding remarks: comparative perspectives on Muslim and Sikh identities; Glossary
Control code
ocn886110805
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781322031682
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)886110805

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