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Routine Violence (Nations, Fragments, Histories)
Routine Violence (Nations, Fragments, Histories)
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This book is about minorities, and hence about majorities. It investigates how these categories are constituted in the modern political community. How are minorities identified by the notional mainstreams of our societies? What are the conditions of their being?

Violence is written into the making and continuation of contemporary political arrangements. Gyanendra Pandey calls this routine violence. His book is about is about the routine violence of contemporary history and politics, about the enabling conditions of violence.

Gyanendra Pandey, is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History at Emory University, a founding member of 'Subaltern Studies', and the author of The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India (1990) as well as Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism, and History in India (2001).

CONTENTS
Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction: Negotiating the Boundaries of Political ViolenceI
2In Defense of the Fragment16
Appendix to Chapter 2: Reply to a Right-Wing Journalist45
3The Nation and Its Past50
4Monumental History68
Appendix to Chapter 4: Ayodhya and the State 93
5The Question of Belonging103
6Marked and Unmarked Citizens129
7Cognizing Community154
8The Secular State?172
Notes193
Further Reading217
Index

Routine Violence (Nations, Fragments, Histories)

Item Code:
IDH489
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
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ISBN:
8178241617
Size:
8.6" X 5.6
Pages:
228
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Weight of the Book: 464 gms
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From the Jacket

This book is about minorities, and hence about majorities. It investigates how these categories are constituted in the modern political community. How are minorities identified by the notional mainstreams of our societies? What are the conditions of their being?

Violence is written into the making and continuation of contemporary political arrangements. Gyanendra Pandey calls this routine violence. His book is about is about the routine violence of contemporary history and politics, about the enabling conditions of violence.

Gyanendra Pandey, is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History at Emory University, a founding member of 'Subaltern Studies', and the author of The Construction of Communalism in Colonial North India (1990) as well as Remembering Partition: Violence, Nationalism, and History in India (2001).

CONTENTS
Acknowledgmentsix
1Introduction: Negotiating the Boundaries of Political ViolenceI
2In Defense of the Fragment16
Appendix to Chapter 2: Reply to a Right-Wing Journalist45
3The Nation and Its Past50
4Monumental History68
Appendix to Chapter 4: Ayodhya and the State 93
5The Question of Belonging103
6Marked and Unmarked Citizens129
7Cognizing Community154
8The Secular State?172
Notes193
Further Reading217
Index
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