Accession Number:

AD0654932

Title:

MILITANT HINDU NATIONALISM: THE EARLY PHASE

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST DEPT OF GOVERNMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1967-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

Following a brief discussion of the Indian political tradition, the report analyzes the origins and significance of militant Hindu nationalism in the period 1880-1916. The ideas of several representative nationalist leaders - - B. G. Tilak, Aurobindo Ghose, Lajpat Rai, B. P. Pal -- are examined and their influence on the terrorist movement is discussed. The report concludes with some thoughts on contemporary Hindu communalism.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE