Publisher description for Origins of nationality in South Asia : patriotism and ethical government in the making of modern India / C.A. Bayly.


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This book considers the ideological and institutional antecedents of mature Indian nationalism. It argues that patriotism is a useful concept with which to understand India in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It includes essays on swadeshi, Indian resistance, and
"communalism."


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Nationalism -- India -- History.
Patriotism -- India -- History.
India -- Politics and government -- 1765-1947.