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Modern South Asian Thinkers

Edited by:
  • Dev Nath Pathak - Faculty, Department of Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi
  • Sanjeev Kumar H. M. - Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi


July 2018 | 428 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

An accessible compendium that puts together the political, social, literary and humanist perspectives of modern thinkers of South Asia.

This book is a rare collection of essays on contemporary South Asian thinkers and their ideas. It seeks to introduce readers to the lives and beliefs of these thinkers who come from diverse disciplinary backgrounds such as Political Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Economics and Humanities.  The book discusses the works of 61 thinkers from across the region, avoiding both disciplinary and cartographic boundaries. One of the unique features of this text is that it moves away from the confines of traditional Eurocentric understanding of South Asia. Modern South Asian Thinkers will help readers understand the intellectual density of the region in a concise yet engaging manner.

Key Features: 

· Presents thinkers from various backgrounds, disciplines and nations.

· Each essay relates thinkers with their location and contemporary surroundings.

· Includes selections with sensitivity to nations and narrations.

· Each entry is aided by boxed material on trivia, famous quotes and key inferences.

 
Preface: Curious Confession on the Work in Wonder
 
Introduction: An Outline of Thoughtscape in South Asia
Syed Kashif
Ali Shariati
Azeemah Saleem
Alvin Robert Cornelius
Priyanka Jha
Anagarika Dharmapala
Priyanka Jha
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy
Ratan Kumar Roy
Aroj Ali Mutabbar
Pallabi Barah and Tanya Sharma
Aurobindo Ghosh
Slok Gyawali
Bal Krishna Sama
Prashant Barthwal
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhaya
Aejaz Ahmad Wani
Bhagat Singh
Pia David
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
Chandrani Chatterjee
Bhudev Mukhopadhyay
Mithilesh Kumar Jha
Bimal Krishna Matilal
Slok Gyawali
Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala
Asha Sundaramurthy
Bogyoke Aung San
Meghna Kajla
Dasho Karma Ura
S. Chaminda Padmakumara
David J. Kalupahana
Mithilesh Kumar Jha
Daya Krishna
S. Chaminda Padmakumara
Ediriweera Sarachchandra
Aejaz Ahmad Wani and Zaboor Ahmad
Eqbal Ahmad
Rupak Kumar
Erode Venkata Ramasamy Naicker (Periyar E. V. R.)
Ratika Gaur
Faiz Ahmad Faiz
Mohammad Hossein Nouri
Fayz Mohammad Katib Hazarah
Ratika Gaur
Hamza Alavi
Ashmeet Bilkhu
Ismat Chughtai
Hemadri Singh Rana
Jamyang Norbu
Rupak Kumar
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mohd. Irfan
Jayaprakash Narayan
Nishant Kumar and Smita Agarwal
Jyotirao Phule
Idris Hassan Bhat
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Kamini Sharma
Kumari Jayawardena
Rashmi Sheila
Laxmi Prasad Devkota
Omar Sadr
Mahmud Tarzi
Divyendu Jha
Manvendra Nath Roy
Abdul Matin
Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani
Aishwarya Bhattacharyya and Ankit Singh
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Nilanjana Sen
Maulana Mehmood Madani
Chandrani Chatterjee
Michael Madhusudan Dutt
Talim Akhtar
Mohammad Iqbal
Mohammad Hossein Nouri
Mohammad Ismail Muballigh
Mohammad Hussain Hasrat
Mohammad Qasim Akhgar
Ishtiaq Ahmed Shauq
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
Nishant Kumar
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Tanya Sharma
Munshi Premchand
Smita Agarwal
Pandita Ramabai
Abdul Matin
Pir Abu Bakr Siddqui
Ngoru Nixon
Rabindranath Tagore
Balaganapathi Devarakonda and Jayshree Jha
Ramchandra Dattatraya Ranade
Tanya Sharma
Rammanohar Lohia
Minakshi Buragohain
Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
Ashmeet Bilkhu
Sadat Hasan Manto
Parvez Alam
Sajjad Zaheer
Geetesh Nirban
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Sankalp Gurjar
Savitribai Phuley
Mohammad Ali
Sayyid Abul A'la Maududi
Ishtiaq Ahmed Shauq
Seyyed Hossain Nasr
Nishant Kumar
Swami Vivekananda
Talim Akhtar
Syed Ahmed Khan
Smita Agarwal
Tarabhai Shinde
Hemadri Singh Rana
Tenzin Gyatso: The 14th Dalai Lama
Asha Sundaramurthy
Thray Sithu Sayagyi U Ba Khin
Aejaz Ahmad Wani
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
 
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