Title

Democracy, nationalism, and communalism: The colonial legacy in South Asia

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1-1-1995

Abstract

© 1995 by Taylor & Francis. All rights reserved. Although India and Pakistan were part of a single state until liberation from British colonial rule in 1947, the former has since emerged as the world's largest "democracy, whereas the latter has been under military control for most of its history. In this thought-provoking volume, Asma Barlas explores the complex and delicate issue of democracy.

Publication Name

Democracy, Nationalism, and Communalism: The Colonial Legacy in South Asia

First Page

1

Last Page

241

DOI

10.4324/9780429041679

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