Sunday, May 29, 2011

Heehs gives special attention to two important facets of terrorism


Heehs, Peter. 2004 (1993). The Bomb in Bengal: The Rise of Revolutionary Terrorism in India 1900–1910. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Heidegger, Martin. 1962 (1926). Being and Time, tr., John Macquarrie and Edward Robinson....
Edited by Peter Heehs. Delhi: Permanent Black. Gode, PK (1944). “The Chronology of Vijñānabhiks ̇u and His Disciple Bhāvagan ̇eśa, the Leader of the Citpāvan Brahmins of Benares.” Adyar Library Bulletin 8(1): 20–28. ...
Heehs, Peter, 'Foreign Influences on Bengali Revolutionary Terrorism 1902-1908', MAS, 28, 3 (1994), 533-56. Heesterman, J. C, The Inner Conflict of Tradition (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985). ...
1868. Geographical Fun: Humourous Outlines of Various Countries, with an Introduction and Descriptive Lines. London: Hodder and StoughtonHeehs, Peter. 1993. The Bomb in Bengal: The Rise of Revolutionary Terrorism in India, 1900–1910. ...
Although creativity has captured much scholarly attention since the 1950s (Heehs, 1997), its experience has been of less interest to psychologists than its nature and ways to foster it. Definitions of creativity abound: one that seems ...
One editorial preached, “Force must be opposed by force, deceit by deceit” (quoted in Heehs, The Bomb in Bengal, 84). Conspiratorial groups inspired by Jugantar made several assassination attempts in 1906 and 1907. ...
Peter Heehs, in his essay entitled, 'Shades of Orientalism: Paradoxes and Problems in Indian Historiography', 2003, brings out the stark contrast between nationalist Orientalism best exemplified by Sri Aurobindo and the European ...
In these documents, he uses Tantric expressions as a code language to refer, for example, to revolvers they were attempting to transport through the French postal system or to specific revolutionary actions (see Peter Heehs, The Lives ...
... (edited by Bruce Carlisle Robertson and Peter Heehs, respectively) somehow did not give a thought to Swami Vivekananda who, in terms of both his historical location and the manner in which he interpreted the Hindu tradition, ...
I take this useful heuristic classification of orientalist styles from Peter Heehs, “Shades of Orientalism: Paradoxes and ... In addition to the three colonial styles already mentioned, Heehs identifies three postcolonial styles of ...
The most serviceable short biography of Aurobindo is Peter Heehs, Sri Aurobindo: A Brief Biography (1989; reprint, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1997). 68. Aurobindo, Life Divine, 8; Georges van Vrekhem, ...
Heehs argues that myth and history have traditionally been understood as "antithetical modes of explanation"; however, historians are becoming increasingly aware of the mythic nature of historical writing and are recognizing that the ...
... Modernity' with an extended discussion of 'orientalism', the increasingly contested concept at the heart of the multi-disciplinary debate stimulated originally by Edward Said. Peter Heehs' contribution in Chapter 10 of this volume ...
While I have benefited from reading the standard texts, I have found the brief biography by Peter Heehs of particular appeal. Early Lire Sri Aurobindo once famously said that his life 'has not been on the surface for men to see'.5 ...
... be seen to parallel the association of Indian nationalists such as Aurobindo Ghose and Bal Gangadhar Tilak with anarchists and revolutionary thinkers in Russia, Germany and Ireland during the early twentieth century (see Heehs 2004)....
of "revolutionary terrorism" in Bengal, India, at the turn of the century, where militant nationalists had direct ties to European anarchists (Heehs 1994). Finally, Dirlik demonstrates the many ways in which "anarchism was to play a ...
Heehs (1998:351). 44. Ghosh (1965). In 'The Life of Nationalism' (17 November 1907) Sri Aurobindo writes: ' Nationalism is an avatar and cannot be slain. Nationalism is a divinely appointed sakti of the Eternal and must do its God-given ...
Beyond Bhakti: steps ahead-- - G. Rajagopal - 2008 - 235 pages - Snippet view
... freedom to innovate" (Peter Heehs 2002: 416). By overall, the Bhakti Movements of ancient and modern periods have a Universal appeal. As such, the movements were open to all, irrespective of caste, creed, sex, language and religion, ...
Connecting Cultures - Emma Bainbridge - 2007 - 178 pages - Snippet view
Describing the tellingly-named Anushilan Samiti (the society of practice), a secret terrorist cell set up in Calcutta in 1902 by Aurobindo Ghose and his brother Barindrakumar, Peter Heehs points out that the brothers 'first tried. ...
Now I have to add the names of Peter Heehs, Raghuramaraju, Javeed Alam, Shasheej Hegde, Satish Saberwal, and Sanjay Palshikar; especially Sanjay, for I literally cornered him with my drafts, and he has always spared some time to comment ...
This Book Describes A Moment In History Which Became A Landmark On The Map Of The Anticolonial Struggle, But Which Nationalist Historiography Did Not Sufficiently Engage With-The Revolutionary Movement In Bengal.
herd; a perpetual reiteration of some startling novelty can alone please the crowd. Each favourite is like an actor from whom the audience expect from day to day the usual passion or the usual farce. Paradox &c novelty therefore thrive; ...
As Peter Heehs opined in his review of Wendy Singer's Creating Histories: Oral Narratives and the Politics of History-Making, narrative accounts are fine and good, but "when their basis of factuality departs, they transmigrate into ...
Peter Heehs, for example, has argued that the similarities between the post- 1920s Hindutva and nineteenth-century 'Hindu revivalism' as represented by Vivekananda, Bipinchandra Pal or Aurobindo are basically superficial while the ...
Sri Aurobindo by now acquired the foundational basis to give expression to his own creative talents in the wide and luminous range of universality characteristic of an 12 Peter Heehs, Sri Aurobindo, p. ...
The Mother: the story of her life - George Van Vrekhem - 2000 - 545 pages - Snippet view
Today Barlet's name may not ring a bell, but, as Peter Heehs wrote, he should be regarded as the brain behind the French occult revival. 'He knew and was known to everyone that counted.' Not only was he a founder- member of the Paris ...
Peter Heehs justly concludes that the exclusion of the Muslims 'cut the revolutionaries off from a potential source of strength'.26 Professor Amalendu De truly assesses that Pulin Behari could not ...
house arrest, he escaped from India and went to Germany, Italy and Japan, meeting Axis leaders in all three countries. In 1943 he took up the leadership of the Indian National Army (INA), composed largely of Indian troops captured by ...
His revision was so thorough that many new pages and even several chapters were added — according to Peter Heehs the greatest volume of prose Sri Aurobindo had written after terminating the publication of ...
Where uncritical legend has taken the place of fact Heehs provides a probably more accurate account than any found in ... Heehs gives special attention to two important facets of terrorism that perhaps have some contemporary relevance. ...
As Peter Heehs points out: "During the first two decades of India's independent existence there was little organized terrorism in the country. But during the late sixties left- wing Bengali insurgents began resorting to terrorist ...
Although careful to avoid direct participation in overt acts of terrorism, he was considered the very soul of the revolutionary movement Peter Heehs' study considers Aurobindo Ghose and the origins of revolutionary terrorism at the turn ...
The next year was notable not only for the revival of the strike movement, but also for the start of the Bardoli satyagraha, which compelled the Bombay government to reduce an unfair revenue increase. In the midst of all this activity ...
Sri Aurobindo, a brief biography - Peter Heehs - 1989 - 172 pages - Snippet view
subjectivity, but not the false subjectivity that equates the self with the individual ego. There must be an effort to find the universal self that is one in all. When a critical mass of self-realized individuals comes together, ...
The slightest challenge to any official decree was taken seriously (Heehs 1993) since it was felt that control would be impossible unless the people were totally restrained. In this system, the people felt the power of the ...
Other Sources T. Dayanandan Francis, The Mission and Message of Ramalinga Swamy. Delhi: Motilal Banarsidass, 1990. ML Thangappa, Songs of Grace. Pondicherry: All India Books, 1985. Vallalar's Home Page
ON THE SELECTIONS, TRANSLATIONS AND EDITORIAL NOTES The texts and authors chosen for inclusion in this reader are generally those regarded by the traditions in question to be the most important and most representative. ...

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