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Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, Robert A. Yelle, and Mateo Taussig-Rubbo

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804775366

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.001.0001

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Secular Speech and Popular Passions

Secular Speech and Popular Passions

The Antinomies of Indian Secularism

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(p.261) Chapter Thirteen Secular Speech and Popular Passions
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After Secular Law
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Thomas Blom Hansen

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804775366.003.0014

This chapter discusses the deployment of secularism in India in order to contain sectarian violence following the 1947 Partition. In the shifting boundary between the “cultural” and the “political,” this chapter analyzes how the valorization of the two domains has evolved. It describes the continued importance of emotions and passions to modern politics, “emotional intensities drawing on another time or on another world.”

Keywords:   Indian secularism, sectarian violence, 1947 Partition, modern politics

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