[Page 228][Page 229]Methodologically underlining the marked departure from the conventional writings on the subject, this section of the book seeks to comprehensively unravel the context in which the texts were articulated. As has been emphasised earlier, the peculiar unfolding of Indian political thought as an antidote to colonialism and colonial power is attributed to the dialectics between texts and context. This is probably due to the fact that major trends in the Indian political thought evolved in a context which epitomised both indigenous and exogenous influences. The changing nature of the context is reflected in the text. It is not, therefore, surprising that revolutionary terrorism that critically influenced the Indian nationalist movement at the outset almost ...
Context and Contextual Influences Re-Examined
Context and contextual influences re-examined