Lineages of the present : ideology and politics in contemporary South Asia / Aijaz Ahmad.

Author
Aijaz Ahmad [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : VERSO, 2000.
Description
xvi, 366 pages ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • pt. I. Intertwined Genealogies. 1. 'Tryst with Destiny': Free and Divided. 2. Democracy and Dictatorship in Pakistan, 1971-80. 3. Azad's Careers: Roads Taken and Not Taken. 4. In the Mirror of Urdu: Recompositions of Nation and Community, 1947-65
  • pt. II. Politics of the Far Right. 5. Fascism and National Culture: Reading Gramsci in the Days of Hindutva. 6. On the Ruins of Ayodhya: Communalist Offensive and Recovery of the Secular
  • pt. III. The Current Scene. 7. In the Eye of the Storm: The Left Chooses. 8. The BJP in Government. I. India Goes Nuclear. II. The 'Nuclear Flashpoint'. III. Rightwing Politics and the Cultures of Cruelty: Some Notes on the BJP in Government. 9. Of Dictators and Democrats: Indo-Pakistan Politics in the Year 2000.
ISBN
  • 185984765X ((cloth))
  • 9781859847657 ((cloth))
LCCN
00032473
OCLC
43985271
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