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Spectacular politics

Clemens Six

Spectacular politics

performative nation-building and religion in modern India

by Clemens Six

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Published by Manohar in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Religion and politics,
  • Nationalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-258) and index.

    StatementClemens Six ; translated from the German by Rekha Kamath Rajan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS480.45 .S59 2010, DS480.45 .S59 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24894078M
    ISBN 10817304886X
    ISBN 109788173048869
    LC Control Number2010347376
    OCLC/WorldCa685236079

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