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Hindu Nationalism: BJP in Historical and Comparative Perspective of Fascism

Journal: Policy Perspectives (Vol.19, No. 1)

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Page : 95-109

Keywords : Indian Fascism; Hindutva; Colonialism; Rascism; German Holocaust;

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This article discusses fascism with a particular focus on Hindutva—the present day variety of fascism. It also touches upon various political fascist systems over the last 100 years and analyzes the conditions under which mass murder occurs. There is a huge outpouring of books on this subject, the vast majority of which is on the holocaust under Adolf Hitler, the German Der Führer. Jewish writings on this subject dominate this literature. Comparatively, there is a tiny number of books on the holocaust of the American Indians, despite the fact that somewhere between 50 to 90 million people died in roughly 100 years. There can be no simple ‘objectivity' on this subject. Most writers approach it from their points of view.

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