By Rohit Chopra
This publication examines the phenomenon of "technocultural Hindu nationalism" or using the net through worldwide Indian groups for the merchandising of Hindu nationalist ideologies. because the creation of Western technology and know-how less than colonial rule within the eighteenth century, technological know-how and know-how were used as tools of remodeling Indian society. medical and technological services were licensed as crucial attributes of a contemporary Indian selfhood. And the possessors of technological talents have traditionally been vested with the authority to talk for the country. The institutions among expertise and nationalism have condensed in principles approximately self and different, they've been included in imaginings of the kingdom and the state, and so they have materialized as claims approximately id, neighborhood, and society. within the current ancient second, this courting manifests itself, in a single shape, as a web Hindu nationalism that mixes cultural majoritarian claims with technological triumphalism. Technocultural Hindu nationalism yokes jointly the center proposition of Hindu nationalist doctrine-the concept that India is a Hindu state and that non secular minorities are outsiders to it-with arguments concerning the forthcoming upward push of Hindu India as a technological superpower within the worldwide capitalist financial system of the twenty-first century. also, whereas technocultural Hindu nationalism is keen about 'Western' know-how, it additionally defines itself, in strategic respects, towards Western civilization. On Hindu nationalist web pages, this obvious paradox is resolved in the course of the development of a story the place Hinduism is outlined because the historic and philosophical starting place of worldwide capitalist modernity itself and Hindus are provided because the typical heirs to that history. This e-book locates those and different features of Hindu nationalist id politics in our on-line world almost about the connection among know-how and nationalism in India from the interval of British colonial rule within the mid-eighteenth century to the current period of an economically and technologically interconnected global. This ebook argues that technocultural Hindu nationalism should be understood when it comes to the final dynamic of expertise and nationalism with its continuities and discontinuities: in the course of the interval of colonial rule until Indian independence in 1947; the interval of Nehruvian nationalism with its emphasis on technological improvement in a socialist framework; and the present post-1991 context following the liberalization of the Indian economic system, which accords delight of position to info expertise and the net. This ebook additionally proposes that the particularities of technocultural Hindu nationalism desire, even as, to be assessed almost about the modalities of on-line communique. towards this finish, the publication takes form as an interdisciplinary exercise, combining qualitative and quantitative study methodologies, and drawing on old scholarship approximately South Asia, social and cultural conception, and the sociology of recent media, in particular, the sphere of web stories. expertise and Nationalism in India is a vital booklet for all in conversation, net reviews, South Asian stories, and postcolonial experiences.
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