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Author Name    Ornit Shani

Title   Communalism, Caste and Hindu Nationalism: The Violence in Gujarat

Binding   Paperback

Book Condition   New

Edition   First Edition

Size   150 x 230 Mm

Publisher   Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 2008

ISBN    97805211727532

Seller ID   022456

Belligerent Hindu nationalism, accompanied by recurring communal violence between Hindus and Muslims, has become a compelling force in Indian politics over the last two decades. Ornit Shani's book examines the rise of Hindu nationalism, asking why distinct groups of Hindus, deeply divided by caste, mobilised on the basis of unitary Hindu nationalism, and why the Hindu nationalist rhetoric about the threat of the impoverished Muslim minority was so persuasive to the Hindu majority. Using evidence from communal violence in Gujarat, Shani argues that the growth of communalism was not simply a result of Hindu-Muslim antagonisms, but was driven by intensifying tensions among Hindus, nurtured by changes in the relations between castes and associated state policies. These, in turn, were frequently displaced onto Muslims, thus enabling caste conflicts to develop and deepen communal rivalries. The book offers a challenge to previous scholarship on the rise of communalism, which will be welcomed by students and professionals. Contents Introduction Part I. The Background: 1. Setting the scene 2. The politics and discourse of reservations and caste Part II. The 1985 Ahmedabad Riots: The historical conjunction between caste and communalism Outlining the riots - the plot 3. The official account 4. The 'living-text', or, the riots within the riot Part III. The Making of Ethnohinduism: 5. The making of ethnohinduism: from the politics of redistribution to the politics of recognition 6. The role of violence in ethnic politics Bibliography. Printed Pages: 230.

Communalism Caste Hindu Nationalism

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