Nation and Religion : : Perspectives on Europe and Asia / / ed. by Peter van der Veer, Hartmut Lehmann.

Does modernity make religion politically irrelevant? Conventional scholarly and popular wisdom says that it does. The prevailing view assumes that the onset of western modernity--characterized by the rise of nationalism, the dominance of capitalism, and the emergence of powerful state institutions--...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Princeton University Press eBook-Package Archive 1927-1999
Place / Publishing House:Princeton, NJ : : Princeton University Press, , [2021]
Year of Publication:2021
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Physical Description:1 online resource (208 p.) :; 1 map
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Moral State: Religion, Nation, and Empire in Victorian Britain and British India
  • 3. Protestantism and British National Identity, 1815-1945
  • 4. Race in Britain and India
  • 5. History, the Nation, and Religion: The Transformations of the Dutch Religious Past
  • 6. On Religious and Linguistic Nationalisms: The Second Partition of Bengal
  • 7. Nationalism, Modernity, and Muslim Identity in India before 1947
  • 8. Memory, Mourning, and National Morality: Yasukuni Shrine and the Reunion of State and Religion in Postwar Japan
  • 9. Papists and Beggars: National Festivals and Nation Building in the Netherlands during the Nineteenth Century
  • 10. Religion, Nation-State, Secularism
  • 11. The Goodness of Nations
  • Bibliography
  • List of Contributors
  • Index