The work of twenty-two scholars is brought together in this comparative study of the emerging relationships between religion and politics in India, Pakistan, and Ceylon. Part I, "South Asia: Unity and Diversity," presents a comparative analysis of religio-political patterns in the three countries. Part II, "India: The Politics of Religious Pluralism," emphasizes the rich diversity of Indian religious life and its political consequences. Part III, "Pakistan: The Politics of Islamic Identity," is chiefly concerned with the political, ideological, and legal problems which Pakistan has faced. Part IV, "Ceylon: The Politics of Buddhist Resurgence," emphasizes the dramatic developments by which Buddhists have become deeply involved in politics. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.
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Publisher: Princeton University Press ISBN: 9780691648798 Number of pages: 576 Weight: 680 g Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 32 mm
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