Dependence and Disillusionment: Emergence of National Consciousness in Later Nineteenth Century India (Second Edition)

By: Sudhir Chandra

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This book offers a comprehensive framework for the study of Indian nationalism. Departing from unidimensional explanations of nationalism, it highlights the role of change and continuity in the making of modern India. Dependence and Disillusionment discusses the emergence of national consciousness in India, a subjective phenomenon, through a variety of objective factors like: the multiple legacies of 1857 the emergence of new classes and political associations, introduction of English education, and social reform the economic impact of taxation and expenditure, famines, ‘drain’, and swadeshi and political aspects such as racialism, freedom of expression and growth of nationalism. Sudhir Chandra also examines the contradictions and paradoxes latent in the nationalist consciousness. In the new Introduction to this edition he apprises the reader of the current trends and research in the study of nationalism, and the growth and transformation of this consciousness in modern India. Printed Pages: 222.

Title: Dependence and Disillusionment: Emergence of National Consciousness in Later Nineteenth Century India (Second Edition)

Author Name: Sudhir Chandra

Categories: India, History, Culture, and Politics,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2011

ISBN: 0198071620

ISBN 13: 9780198071624

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 15 x 23 Cm

Seller ID: 036598

Keywords: National Consciousness India