Papers in South Asian and Comparative Politics. Uongozi Institute Resource Centre. Subjects: 320 Political science, uncontrolled Keywords: Tagore, nationalism, Gandhi, modernity, postcolonialism. The alternative would be to re-shape Indian society in order to be able to adopt the nation concept. This book review was written.
Rabindranath Tagore - Essays - Nationalism - Nationalism in India Rabindranath Tagore - Essays - Nationalism - Nationalism in the West What does Tagore wish to tell the readers in his essay, Nationalism
Rabindranath Tagore is often referred to as a nationalist poet or a nationalist leader. The marked distinction was that, unlike Hegel, he placed India at the centre of that process. Tagore says that unlike Europe, America is unfettered by traditions and can forge a new future. Gwamaka Kifukwe, a Researcher at uongozi Institute and the host of uongozi Institutes two TV programmes, Meet the Leader and, in Focus, nationalism and many other materials are available at the. In "Nationalism in India Tagore tells his readers that the problem India is now facing is forging the unity of its many races. This presents problems both historical and historiographical, since by the end of the first decade of the twentieth century Tagore had explicitly rejected nationalism. This not only challenges the spatial dimensions of modernity but also challenges us to think more critically about modernities and the kinds of categories we deploy to make sense of the modern and counter-modern.