We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Religious Division and Social Conflict by Peggy Froerer

This book is an ethnographic account of the emergence of Hindu nationalism in a tribal (adivasi) community in Chhattisgarh, central India. It is argued that the successful spread of Hindu nationalism in this area is due to the involvement of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a militant Hindu nationalist organization, in local affairs. While active engagement in 'civilizing' strategies has enabled the RSS to legitimize its presence and endear itself to the local community, the book argues that participation in more aggressive strategies has made it possible for this organization to fuel and attach local tensions to a broader Hindu nationalist agenda.

Buy Religious Division and Social Conflict by Peggy Froerer from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781138102736
ISBN-10: 1138102733
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x mm)
Pages: 296
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 18-Jul-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Religious Division and Social Conflict by Peggy Froerer

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Religious Division and Social Conflict book by Peggy Froerer and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Author Biography - Peggy Froerer

Peggy Froerer is Lecturer in Anthropology, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University, UK.

A Preview for this title is currently not available.