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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


June 2018 | 428 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

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.

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Each essay relates thinkers with their location and contemporary surroundings.

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Includes selections with sensitivity to nations and narrations.

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


 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Ali Shariati
 
Alvin Robert Cornelius
 
Anagarika Dharmapala
 
Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy
 
Aroj Ali Mutabbar
 
Aurobindo Ghosh
 
Bal Krishna Sama
 
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhaya
 
Bhagat Singh
 
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
 
Bhudev Mukhopadhyay
 
Bimal Krishna Matilal
 
Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala
 
Bogyoke Aung San
 
Dasho Karma Ura
 
David J. Kalupahana
 
Daya Krishna
 
Ediriweera Sarachchandra
 
Eqbal Ahmad
 
Erode Venkata Ramasamy Naicker
 
Faiz Ahmad Faiz
 
Fayz Mohammad Katib Hazarah
 
Hamza Alavi
 
Ismat Chughtai
 
Jamyang Norbu
 
Jawaharlal Nehru
 
Jayaprakash Narayan
 
Jyotirao Phule
 
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
 
Kumari Jayawardena
 
Laxmi Prasad Devkota
 
Mahmud Tarzi
 
Manvendra Nath Roy
 
Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani
 
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
 
Maulana Mehmood Madani
 
Michael Madhusudan Dutt
 
Mohammad Iqbal
 
Mohammad Ismail Muballigh
 
Mohammad Qasim Akhgar
 
Mohammed Ali Jinnah
 
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
 
Munshi Premchand
 
Pandita Ramabai
 
Pir Abu Bakr Siddqui
 
Rabindranath Tagore
 
Ramchandra Dattatraya Ranade
 
Rammanohar Lohia
 
Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain
 
Sadat Hasan Manto
 
Sajjad Zaheer
 
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
 
Savitribai Phuley
 
Sayyid Abul A'la Maududi
 
Seyyed Hossain Nasr
 
Swami Vivekananda
 
Syed Ahmed Khan
 
Tarabhai Shinde
 
Tenzin Gyatso
 
Thray Sithu Sayagyi U Ba Khin
 
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
 
Index

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ISBN: 9789352806775
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