February 27, 2008

Raja Rammohan Roy, Vivekananda, Tagore, Tilak, Gokhale, Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and K.C. Bhattacharyya

Sri Aurobindo and His Contemporary Thinkers
— Articles by various authors ISBN: 978-81-246-0428-1 Publisher: D. K. Printworld (P) Ltd., New Delhi in Association with Jadavpur University, Kolkata Binding: Hard Cover Pages: 349 Price: Rs 600

The authors represented in this interdisciplinary study are all concerned with the personalities, ideas, movements, and contributions of some of the most prominent leaders of what has come to be known as the Renaissance in India, that period from the latter half of the eighteenth century until the end of the nineteenth century, which is marked by the reawakening of a national spirit in search of its past. By analysing the social, cultural, and political background of the period and comparing the contributions made by Sri Aurobindo and others such as Vivekananda, Tagore, Tilak, Gokhale, Gandhi, Raja Rammohan Roy, and Krishna Chandra Bhattacharyya to the freedom movement and the rejuvenation of India’s heritage, a clear distinction is drawn regarding Sri Aurobindo’s unique role in this renaissance movement. To view previous issues of SABDA eNews, visit our Newsletters page.

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