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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 549–551.
Published: 01 February 1975
...: History of the Harijan Sevak Sangh, 1932–1968 . By Mukut Behari Verma . (English translation from the Hindi.) Delhi : Harijan Sevak Sangh , 1971 . 245 pp. Appendix. $6.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1975 1975 BOOK REVIEWS 549 dividual souls and matter (Chapter 9), su...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 786–787.
Published: 01 August 1984
...Craig Baxter Bharatiya Jana Sangh: Organization and Ideology . By Geeta Puri . New Delhi : Sterling Publishers , 1980 . viii, 292 pp. Select Bibliography, Index. $24.95. (Distributed by Asia Book Corporation of America, Queen's Village, N.Y) Copyright © Association for Asian Studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 185–187.
Published: 01 November 1981
... of structuralist writing. He has, to some degree, inflicted on his readers an ordeal of clarification that is really more properly his own. These difficulties would be less exasperating in a less notable book. LAWRENCE A. BABB Amherst College Bharatiya Jana Sangh: Organization and Ideology. By GEETA PURI. New...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 967–969.
Published: 01 August 1970
...B. D. Graham The Jana Sangh: A Biography of an Indian Political Party . By Craig Baxter . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press , 1969 . x, 352 pp. Table, Maps, Appendices, Index. $12.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1970 1970 BOOK REVIEWS heroes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (2): 489–490.
Published: 01 February 1971
...Paul Wallace Opposition in a Dominant-Party System: A Study of the Jan Sangh, the Praja Socialist Party, and the Socialist Party of Uttar Pradesh, India . By Angela Sutherland Burger . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1969 . x, 306 pp. Index. $8.50. Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 689–690.
Published: 01 August 1992
...Kenneth W. Jones Hindu Nationalism and Indian Politics: Origins and Development of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh . By Bruce Graham . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1991 . xii , 283 pp. $44.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1992 1992 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTH...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 162–163.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Kenneth W. Jones The Brotherhood in Saffron: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Hindu Revivalism . By Walter K. Andersen and Shridhar D. Damle . Westview Special Studies on South and Southeast Asia. Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press , 1987 . xiv , 317 pp. $27.50 (paper). Copyright...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 755–770.
Published: 01 August 1969
... against Indian support for the nuclear non-proliferation treaty have been the Praja Socialist (PSP) and Samyukta Socialist (SSP) parties who receive powerful support fromthe Jan Sangh, from Independents, and from within the Congress Party itself. Right Communists and Swatantra, on the other hand, favor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (3): 690–691.
Published: 01 August 1992
...). In eight chapters, the author explores different dimensions of the Jana Sangh and its functioning as a political party in competition with the Congress and other opposition parties. After a four-page introduction on "The Challenge of Hindu Nationalism," he turns to "The Immediate Origins of the Jana Sangh...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 163–164.
Published: 01 February 1988
..., as the RSS developed first under the leadership of Kesnav Hedgewar (d. 1940) and then of Madhav Golwakar (d. 1973). Following independence, the Sangh broadened its institutional structure in order to find methods for inculcating its ideas and values throughout Indian society. It published newspapers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 785–786.
Published: 01 August 1984
... as wives, daughters-in-law, 786 JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES mothers, and citizens. Murshid's study begins but only begins an important investigation into the changes affecting Bengali women in the nineteenth century. JUDITH WALSH State University of New York, College at Old Westbury Bharatiya Jana Sangh...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (4): 969–970.
Published: 01 August 1970
... and of the Parliamentary debates in describing the party's origins and early history. The Delhi editions of the Times of India and the Statesman provide a useful corrective, for example, to the view of Jana Sangh affairs provided in the Organiser during the height of the Praja Parishad agitation of 1952-53 on the Kashmir...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 264–266.
Published: 01 February 2016
... of local Adivasi leaders is also pertinently emphasized, the nonpolitical agenda of a service-oriented organization like the VKA making the recruitment work of the Sangh Parivar easier. Besides, Thachil makes an effort to contextualize the BJP's achievement in Chhattisgarh by comparing its trajectory...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (4): 787–788.
Published: 01 August 1984
.... These and other local developments mentioned in the book may have had some relation to the role of the RSS, but personal and, occasionally, ideological factors were also present. Chapter 7, which treats the Jana Sangh in office in Delhi, is short on analysis. The chapter is comprised mainly of quotations from...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 28 (4): 872–874.
Published: 01 August 1969
... from a high of 100 pages from the Congress Party to 34 pages from the Jana Sangh. Sharply divergent policy differences emerge from the seven selections as might be expected. Equally notable is the impassioned nature of the attacks of the left parties against the BOOK REVIEWS 873 right and, to a lesser...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 183–185.
Published: 01 November 1981
... degree, inflicted on his readers an ordeal of clarification that is really more properly his own. These difficulties would be less exasperating in a less notable book. LAWRENCE A. BABB Amherst College Bharatiya Jana Sangh: Organization and Ideology. By GEETA PURI. New Delhi: Sterling Publishers, 1980. ix...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 November 1981
... history and culminates in the role of the Jana Sangh cadre in the 1975-77 state of emergency and their experience within the Janata Party after the March 1977 general elections. In presenting a comprehensive description of the party's activities, Puri's partisan views are often thinly disguised...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (3): 633–653.
Published: 01 August 2013
... logically to questions about why the violence should increase at this particular historical moment. Superficially, the obvious answer is politics. In the year 1998, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power at the center. The BJP and other institutions of the Hindu nationalism-oriented Sangh Parivar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (1): 161–162.
Published: 01 February 1988
.... These pages remain a triumphant and touching personal testament. GREGORY HENDERSON Harvard University SOUTH ASIA The Brotherhood in Saffron: The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and Hindu Revivalism. By WALTER K. ANDERSEN and SHRIDHAR D . DAMLE. Westview Special Studies on South and Southeast Asia. Boulder, Colo...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (1): 103–126.
Published: 01 February 2005
... Nationalist Women as Ideologues: The Sangh, the Samiti, and Differential Concepts of the Hindu Nation.” In Embodied Violence: Communalising Women's Sexuality in South Asia , ed. Kumari Jayawardena and Malathi de Alwis . New Delhi : Kali for Women . Basu Amrita . 1995 . “Feminism Inverted...