Swami Vivekananda

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 109 pages
This volume is part of the Modern Indian greats series which provides concise, authoritative introductions to the lives and works of leading figures from the late nineteenth century to the present day, who have contributed in discrete ways towards building modern India. This book is a short, critical biography of Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902), fiery nationalist, social reformer, institution-builder and student of philosophy. The volume gives a clear picture of the man, his thoughts, ideasand work, showing why he remains a pertinent figure today with a large following in India and abroad.

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Contents

Situating Swami Vivekananda
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Swami Vivekananda and the Rediscovery of India
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Vedanta and the Revitalization of Indian Life
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About the author (2000)

Amiya P. Sen is at University of Delhi.

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