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Hindu activism and academic censorship in India

Taylor, McComas


The article explores the latest wave of citizen censorship in India, described by one writer as India's ?Ice Age for scholarship'. It looks at the main players, places these events in context, describes some of the drivers and looks gloomily at the future of free speech in India. At the same time, Doniger herself said in an online statement that she did not blame Penguin India, which had taken on the book knowing it would provoke opposition from conservative Hindu activists. On the contrary,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: South Asia-Journal of South Asia Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00856401.2014.956679


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