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By Anshuman A Mondal

How have international locations and nationhood develop into the dominant type of political association at the present time? what's the position of tradition in nationalism? In what methods have the ideological improvement of nationalisms within the post-colonial international formed understandings of up to date political difficulties resembling the increase of radical Islam, communalism, and the failure of secular-liberal democracy? This ebook deals the 1st comparative examine of 2 hugely major anti-colonial nationalisms. Its shut research of nationalist discourse in India and Egypt is located inside a brand new theoretical framework for learning nationalism, according to a trenchant critique of theorists akin to Benedict Anderson, Ernest Gellner, Eric Hobsbawm and Anthony Smith.

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