ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Little Nationalism Turned Chauvinist-Assam s Anti-Foreigner Upsurge, 1979-80

Assam's Anti-Foreigner Upsurge, 1979-80 Amalendu Guha There is inadequate understanding of the logic as well as irrationality of Assam's current movement It is undoubtedly related to the national question, the weakest link of the Indian polity today, which intervenitionist foreign conspiracies find worth exploiting. In this article, the author of "Planter Raj to Swaraj: Freedom Struggle and Electoral Politics 1826-47" (New Delhi, 1977), looks beyond his period and attempts at analysing the movement in its several aspects and draws some conclusions.

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