In the second half of the 17th century, Shivaji rose from a minor chieftain to an independent king, founding the Maratha kingdom. In this study Laine looks not at . Read the full-text online edition of Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India (). I believe people are interested in the controversy around the book and vandalism of Bhandarkar Institute in Pune India. Going anonymous on this. Excerpt from.
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For descendants of the Enlightenment, freedom of speech may be a sacred right, but it only makes sense in the context of social equality. Commenting on the lifting of the ban, RR Patil, state home minister, said, “The Supreme Court had upheld the Bombay High Court’s judgment lifting the ban on the book, which has derogatory references to and a character assassination of our Maratha warrior Shivaji.
In addition, Laine makes valuable observations about the precolonial history of ‘Hinduism'”– Journal of the American Academy of Religion.
You are here Home James Laine’s book ‘Shivaji: More Shivaji was a noble and virtuous hero from 17th-century western India. Shivaji was a noble and virtuous hero from 17th-century western India. When my book, Shivaji: Hindu King In Islamic India.
The whole idea of censorship and burning or pulping of books is beginning to seem rather quaint. James Laine March 03, Indian Asceticism Carl Olson.
Shivaji: Hindu King In Islamic India
Along with stories of his birth and boyhood, key episodes include the killing of Afzal Khan, the encounter with Shaista Khan, the escape from Agra, and his coronation. His legend is well known and has been retold, in several different versions, as it serves as an important part of Hindu nationalist ideology. Made in the UAE, launched into space. Print Save Cite Email Share.
Kng King in Islamic India OUP, was banned, I was amazed at the reaction, and have reflected on the increasing tendency for certain Hindus to feel the need to police the discourse surrounding Hinduism.
Choose your country or region Close. Provincial Hinduism Daniel Gold. Two The Epic Hero: A temporary injunction against the book since Oxford Scholarship Online This book is available as part of Oxford Scholarship Online – view abstracts and keywords at book and chapter level.
Looking at “cracks in the narrative”, Laine explores shifaji things left out of traditional stories — and what these absences show about the concerns of those who produced them. Six magazines, wherever you go! Feeling left out, they shout.
Shivaji: Hindu King In Islamic India
The earliest stories of Shivaji’s life, from the 17th century, present him as an epic hero. Play Store and App Store. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Shivaji came from a “broken family”, with kibg parents, he probably had a harem, he showed no interest in the bhakti saints, his ambition was to build a kingdom, not liberate a nation, and he did little to change the “cosmopolitan Islamicate world” he lived in.
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Through presenting specific points about the similarities of themes and the contexts in which this legend has been set, this book traces the origin and development of the Shivaji legend, examining its meaning for those who have composed and read it, and paints a complex picture of the past four centuries of national identity, thf of themes present during colonization, the influence of an author’s experience in his narrations, and, most importantly, Hindu-Muslim relations.
Given that Indian inndia life for the last 2, years has been characterised by extraordinary openness, rigour and self-criticism, exactly what has produced this new narrowness and thin-skinned sensitivity? Hindu King In Islamic India outlookindia.
Shivaji: Hindu King in Islamic India
Permanent injunction against the book in One Shivaji and Maharashtrian Hindu Identity. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. In this study Laine looks not at Shivaji directly, but at the stories that have been told about him and their development over hkndu last three and a half centuries.
What is distressing is the whole sentiment behind the idea shivai banning books. By studying the evolution of the Shivaji legend, Laine demonstrates, we can trace the development of such constructions in both pre-British and post-colonial periods. Mulla Sadra Ibrahim Kalin. They may even be well-educated in technical if not humanistic disciplines and privileged.
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