qContributes to an understanding of the various agendas that are at stake in the use of the Rani of Jhansi as a figure of nationalist Indian history and imperial British narrativeq--Written, according to Gandhi, to remind the expatriate Indians not to indulge in political terrorism, 63 it is an a#39;answer to the Indian school ofviolencea#39;.64 In ... It means rule of dharma or Ramarajya.65 We may read the Gita or the Ramayana or Hind Swaraj. ... Bharatiya Jan Sangh politics in the decade following independence wove the question of Swarajya directly into debates regarding the Hindi language.
|Title||:||The Rani of Jhansi|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2014-06-09|