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Bibliography on Hindu Nationalism and "Fundamentalism"


Contributed by Lola Williamson, Millsaps College

Appadurai, Arjunn. Fear of Small Numbers: An Essay on the Geography of Anger. Duke University Press, 2006.

Bacchetta, Paola and Margaret Power. Right Wing Women: From Conservatives to Extremists around the World. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Balagangadhara, S. N. (2007), "The Secular State and Religious Conflict: Liberal
Neutrality and the Indian Case of Pluralism," Journal of Political
Philosophy, 15(1), pp 67-92.

--------------. (2006), "Secularisation as the Harbinger of Religious Violence in India: Hybridisation, Hindutva and Post-Coloniality." Schirmer, Saalmann & Kessler, Eds.Series Southeast Asian Modernities, vol. 2. Berlin: Lit Verlag, pp. 145-182.

Brown, Karen. "Fundamentalism and the Control of Women" in Fundamentalism and Gender, ed. John S. Hawley, Oxford University Press, 1993.

Chatterji, Bankimcandra. Anandamath: The Sacred Brotherhood. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Doniger, Wendy. "Do Many Heads Necessarily Have Many Minds? Hindu Polytheism and Religious Diversity," Parabola 30.4 (2005): 10-19.

Hansen, Thomas Blom. The Saffron Wave: Democracy and Hindu Nationalism in Modern India. Princeton University Press, 1999.

Hawley, John Stratton. "Militant Hinduism: Ayodhya and the Momentum of Hindu Nationalism." In The Life of Hinduism. Berkley: University of CA Press, 2006.

Hawley, John Stratton. Fundamentalism and Gender. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Jaffrelot, Christophe. Hindu Nationalism: A Reader. Princeton University Press, 2007.

Llewellyn, J. E. "Hindu Fundamentalism: The Once and Future Oxymoron," Critical Review of Books in Religion, 1996: 83-104.

Martin, Marty and Scott Appleby, eds. Fundamentalisms Comprehended. Chicago University Press, 2004.

--------------. Fundamentalisms Observed. Chicago University Press, 1994.

--------------. Accounting for Fundamentalisms. Chicago University Press, 2004.

Nussbaum, Martha. The Clash Within: Democracy, Religious Violence, and India's Future. Harvard University Press, 2007.

Pinch, William. Warrior Ascetics and Indian Empires. Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Savarkar,Vinayak Damodar. Hindutva: Who is a Hindu? Bharti Sahitya Sadan, 1989.

Van Der Veer, Peter. Gods on Earth: Religious Experience and Identity in Ayodhya. Oxford University Press, 1989.


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