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Historical Thinking in South Asia: A Handbook of Sources from Colonial Times to the Present
Historical Thinking in South Asia: A Handbook of Sources from Colonial Times to the Present
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About The Book:

HISTORICAL THINKING IN SOUTH ASIA A Handbook of Sources from colonial times to the Present

Historical thinking in South Asia acquaints the reader with the myriad ways in which people in modern South Asia have imagined and interpreted their past. This comprehensive volume provides a selection of sources which best exemplify the varying approaches found in historiography and historical research, historical fiction and the arts, the use of history in political discourse, and its representation in the media.
A handy reference source rendered even more relevant within the context of the ongoing debate on history writing, this volume will be invaluable reading for students and scholars of modern Indian history, south Asian studies, sociology, and politics, as well as the interested lay reader.

About The Author:

Michael Gottlob is currently an independent researcher and historian based in Bergamo, Italy.

CONTENTS
Prefacexi
Acknowledgementsxiv
Introduction1
SOURCES

1.India and Europe: Form of Approaching and Distancing in the Historicized World91
1.1Western Indologyand the Construction of the Ahistorical Orient: Orientalism, Utilitarianism, Comparative History of Culture 91
william Jones: On the Hindus(1786)94
James Mill: The History of British India99
F. Max Muller: India-What Can It Teach Us?(1883)104
1.2The Self-Assurance of Indian Traditions: Reform, Renaissance, Revial107
Rammohun Roy; To the Believers of the Only True God (1816)110
Rammohun Roy: Suttee as a Religious Rite(1830)112
Dayanand Sarasvati: Light of Truth(1884)116
Swami Vivekananda: Modern India(1899)120
Sayyid Ahmad Khan: Principles of Exegesis(1880-95)126

2.The Agenda of a Modern Indian Historiogaphy128
1.2History as an Object of Research128
R. G. Bhandarkar: the Critical, Comparative, and Historical Method of Inquiry(1888)131
Shibli Nu'mani: the Element of History(1898)135
2.2In Quest of a Perspective: Patriotism, Communalism
Bankimchandra Chatterjee: A Few Words about the History of
Bengal(1882-3)
139

142
Bankimchandra Chaterjee: Anandamath(1882)144
B. G. Tilak: Karma Yoga and Swaraj(c.1917)149
V. D. Savarkar: The Indian War of Independence(1909)151
V. D. Savarkar: Hindutva(1923)153
K. P. Jayaswal: Hindu Polity(1924)157
R. C. Majumdar: Ancient Indian Colonization in the Far East(1940)161
M. Iqbal: Pakistan Speech(1930)164
B. R. Ambedkar: Aren't the Untouchables a Separate Element?(1945)169
2.3Conceptualization of temporal change: Kaliyuga, progress, revolution 171
Harishchandra of Benares: How can India be Reformed?(1884)173
D. Naoroji: Poverty and Un-British Rule in India(1901)176
M. G. Ranade: Revival and Reform(1897)179
R. C. Dutt: The Economic History of India (1902-4)183
M. N. roy: India in Transition (1922)187
J. Nehru; India's Growth Arrested(1944)190
R. Palme Dutt: the Awakening of India(1940)193
3Resistant Traditions, Alternative Histories, Idiosyncrasies195
r. Tagore: Nationalism in India(1917)198
Aurobindo Ghose: The Advent and Progress of the Spiritual Age(1918-49)
A. K. Coomaraswamy: What has India Contributed to Human
Welfare?(1915)
203

208
4After Colonialism: Historical Thinking in Contemporary South Asia217
4.1Objectivity, Prejudice and the Call for Indian Frameworks of Interpretation217
R. Thapar: The Past and Prejudice(1975)219
d. Devahuti: Problems of Indian Historiograpy(1979)223
4.1Unity and Diversity, Particularity and Universality225
4.2.1World History, National History, Regional History225
M. M. Panikkar: Asia and Western Dominance(1953)226
M. A. Nilakanta Sastri: a History of South India(1947)231
4.2.2Communalism and Secularism232
S. Gopal et al.: the Political Abuse of History (1989)
Vishva Hindu Parishad: summary of the Ram Janmabhoomi
Evidence(1991)
235

239
4.2.3Muslim History in India and Pakistan242
A. H. Ali Nadwi: India during Muslim Rule(1977)224
I. H. Qureshi: Lost Opportunities(1979)247
4.3Tradition and Modernity, Continuity and Change249
Planning Commission: the Problem of Development(1953)251
M. N. Srinivas: A Note on Sanskritization and Westernization (1956)253
D. D. Kosambi: the difficulties Facing the Historian(1964)257
R. S. Sharma: Problem of Transition from Ancient to Medieval in Indian History(1974)260
4.4Critique of the Western Concept of History and Development:
The dignity of Non-Modern People
263
N. Verma: the Past: A Self-Contemplation(1976)264
A. Nandy: Towards a third World Utopia(1978-87)269
4.5Subalternity and Agency, Fragmentation and Globalization272
R. Guha: On Some Aspects of the Historiography of Colonial India(1982)273
U. Chakravarti: Towards a New Understanding of Gender Relations in earlyIndian History(1988)280
M. Gadgil and r. Guha: Cultures in Conflict(1993)283
Glossary285
Abbreviations289
Bibliography290
Index309

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HISTORICAL THINKING IN SOUTH ASIA A Handbook of Sources from colonial times to the Present

Historical thinking in South Asia acquaints the reader with the myriad ways in which people in modern South Asia have imagined and interpreted their past. This comprehensive volume provides a selection of sources which best exemplify the varying approaches found in historiography and historical research, historical fiction and the arts, the use of history in political discourse, and its representation in the media.
A handy reference source rendered even more relevant within the context of the ongoing debate on history writing, this volume will be invaluable reading for students and scholars of modern Indian history, south Asian studies, sociology, and politics, as well as the interested lay reader.

About The Author:

Michael Gottlob is currently an independent researcher and historian based in Bergamo, Italy.

CONTENTS
Prefacexi
Acknowledgementsxiv
Introduction1
SOURCES

1.India and Europe: Form of Approaching and Distancing in the Historicized World91
1.1Western Indologyand the Construction of the Ahistorical Orient: Orientalism, Utilitarianism, Comparative History of Culture 91
william Jones: On the Hindus(1786)94
James Mill: The History of British India99
F. Max Muller: India-What Can It Teach Us?(1883)104
1.2The Self-Assurance of Indian Traditions: Reform, Renaissance, Revial107
Rammohun Roy; To the Believers of the Only True God (1816)110
Rammohun Roy: Suttee as a Religious Rite(1830)112
Dayanand Sarasvati: Light of Truth(1884)116
Swami Vivekananda: Modern India(1899)120
Sayyid Ahmad Khan: Principles of Exegesis(1880-95)126

2.The Agenda of a Modern Indian Historiogaphy128
1.2History as an Object of Research128
R. G. Bhandarkar: the Critical, Comparative, and Historical Method of Inquiry(1888)131
Shibli Nu'mani: the Element of History(1898)135
2.2In Quest of a Perspective: Patriotism, Communalism
Bankimchandra Chatterjee: A Few Words about the History of
Bengal(1882-3)
139

142
Bankimchandra Chaterjee: Anandamath(1882)144
B. G. Tilak: Karma Yoga and Swaraj(c.1917)149
V. D. Savarkar: The Indian War of Independence(1909)151
V. D. Savarkar: Hindutva(1923)153
K. P. Jayaswal: Hindu Polity(1924)157
R. C. Majumdar: Ancient Indian Colonization in the Far East(1940)161
M. Iqbal: Pakistan Speech(1930)164
B. R. Ambedkar: Aren't the Untouchables a Separate Element?(1945)169
2.3Conceptualization of temporal change: Kaliyuga, progress, revolution 171
Harishchandra of Benares: How can India be Reformed?(1884)173
D. Naoroji: Poverty and Un-British Rule in India(1901)176
M. G. Ranade: Revival and Reform(1897)179
R. C. Dutt: The Economic History of India (1902-4)183
M. N. roy: India in Transition (1922)187
J. Nehru; India's Growth Arrested(1944)190
R. Palme Dutt: the Awakening of India(1940)193
3Resistant Traditions, Alternative Histories, Idiosyncrasies195
r. Tagore: Nationalism in India(1917)198
Aurobindo Ghose: The Advent and Progress of the Spiritual Age(1918-49)
A. K. Coomaraswamy: What has India Contributed to Human
Welfare?(1915)
203

208
4After Colonialism: Historical Thinking in Contemporary South Asia217
4.1Objectivity, Prejudice and the Call for Indian Frameworks of Interpretation217
R. Thapar: The Past and Prejudice(1975)219
d. Devahuti: Problems of Indian Historiograpy(1979)223
4.1Unity and Diversity, Particularity and Universality225
4.2.1World History, National History, Regional History225
M. M. Panikkar: Asia and Western Dominance(1953)226
M. A. Nilakanta Sastri: a History of South India(1947)231
4.2.2Communalism and Secularism232
S. Gopal et al.: the Political Abuse of History (1989)
Vishva Hindu Parishad: summary of the Ram Janmabhoomi
Evidence(1991)
235

239
4.2.3Muslim History in India and Pakistan242
A. H. Ali Nadwi: India during Muslim Rule(1977)224
I. H. Qureshi: Lost Opportunities(1979)247
4.3Tradition and Modernity, Continuity and Change249
Planning Commission: the Problem of Development(1953)251
M. N. Srinivas: A Note on Sanskritization and Westernization (1956)253
D. D. Kosambi: the difficulties Facing the Historian(1964)257
R. S. Sharma: Problem of Transition from Ancient to Medieval in Indian History(1974)260
4.4Critique of the Western Concept of History and Development:
The dignity of Non-Modern People
263
N. Verma: the Past: A Self-Contemplation(1976)264
A. Nandy: Towards a third World Utopia(1978-87)269
4.5Subalternity and Agency, Fragmentation and Globalization272
R. Guha: On Some Aspects of the Historiography of Colonial India(1982)273
U. Chakravarti: Towards a New Understanding of Gender Relations in earlyIndian History(1988)280
M. Gadgil and r. Guha: Cultures in Conflict(1993)283
Glossary285
Abbreviations289
Bibliography290
Index309

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