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Examining the Ayodhya Conflict

Examining the Ayodhya Conflict Achin Vanaik ANY fears that this book might be a 'quickie' suffering from the usual defects of such productions will be dispelled by even the most cursory reading. Most of the contributions have been in the making for some time and the quality is uniformly high. Even those essays most directly focused on the Masjid-Mandir affair (Panikkar, Srivastava, Noorani) have sought to investigate the wider context of British rule, Hindu-Muslim relations in Avadh and the historical emergence of the Rama cult in which the controversy has to be situated.

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