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The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's 'Tradition of Selfless Service'

Beckerlegge, Gwilym (2004). The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's 'Tradition of Selfless Service'. In: Zavos, John; Wyatt, Andrew and Hewitt, Vernon eds. The Politics of Cultural Mobilization in India. New Delhi, India: Oxford University Press, pp. 105–135.

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A study of the growth of organised service to humanity in the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and organisations linked to the sangh parivar. The chapter challenges the view popularly held within these movements that their commitment to organised philanthropy has emerged as a consequence of the development of their founders' ideas.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-19-566801-4, 978-0-19-566801-8
Keywords: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh ;sangh parivar; seva; RSS; Hedgewar; Golwalkar
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Item ID: 2880
Depositing User: Gwilym Beckerlegge
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:48
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