Serving the Nation

Cultures of Service, Association and Citizenship
Author(s): 
Watt, Carey Anthony
ISBN: 
0195668022
Date published: 
July 2004
Hardback
Price: 
£21.99

This innovative study examines the social and political impact of philanthropical work carried out in the early 1900s by Hindu organisations in North India. It charts the emergence of a 'culture of service', challenging concepts of the Indian nation-state and its relationship to civil society.