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At the margins : discourses of development, democracy, and regionalism in Odisha / Jayanta Sengupta.

By: Sengupta, Jayanta [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2015Edition: First edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780199085224 (ebook) :.Subject(s): Orissa (India) -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Orissa (India) -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Orissa (India) -- Languages | Ethnicity -- India -- OrissaAdditional physical formats: Print version: No titleDDC classification: 954.13304 Online resources: Oxford scholarship online Summary: 'At the Margins' shows how a movement of regional identity was forged in colonial Orissa in the early 20th century, how it related to the politics of Indian nationalism, and how the politics of postcolonial electoral democracy impacted this movement and the politics of Oriya identity. It breaks new ground by examining the themes of regionalism, language-based ethnicity, center-state relations, and the interrelationships between development and democracy across the notional divide of 1947.
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954.13304 (Browse shelf) 134349 Not for loan 134349

Includes bibliographical references and index.

'At the Margins' shows how a movement of regional identity was forged in colonial Orissa in the early 20th century, how it related to the politics of Indian nationalism, and how the politics of postcolonial electoral democracy impacted this movement and the politics of Oriya identity. It breaks new ground by examining the themes of regionalism, language-based ethnicity, center-state relations, and the interrelationships between development and democracy across the notional divide of 1947.

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