ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Transferring a Political Theory-Early Nationalist Thought in India

Transferring a Political Theory Early Nationalist Thought in India Partha Chatterjee To understand nationalist politics in the third world, it is necessary to make an explicitly critical study of the ideology of the nationalism. Both sociological determinism and factionalism have sought to interpret nationalist ideology by emptying it of all content. The author's position, on the contrary, is that it is the content of nationalist ideology, its claims about what is possible and what is legitimate, which gives specific shape to its politics.

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